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Senior Quality Engineer

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  • Location


  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quality Engineer to join the team with our prestigious client BAE

Job Description

To support the implementation of Zero Defect Culture/Right First Time across the Naval Ships

Providing professional support, advice and guidance for all Quality aspects throughout the business

Work closely with the Programmes and Functions to ensure Quality improvement initiatives are implemented and embedded

Provide assurance & support, implement best practice, ensure standardisation of Quality tools and techniques across Naval Ships

Core Duties

Support the Zero Defect Culture/Right First time across Naval Ships and into Supply Chain

Support with the facilitation of Quality training, support, standardisation, assurance and best practice activities across the business

Implementation of Quality Tools and Techniques across Naval Ships

Lead / support Quality Investigation within the Naval Ships programmes

Support cross discipline audit teams driving improved compliance to QCP

Lead / support cross functional risk based process improvement auditing

Support closure and measure effectiveness of RC, CA and improvements actions

Liaison with third party auditors such as Lloyds Register and customer

Support cost of poor quality activities and realise sustainable benefits.

Undertaking assurance activities such as quality process confirmations and compliance checks

Functional Knowledge

Support and provide in depth knowledge and experience of delivering quality improvement

Detailed knowledge of Quality tools and techniques

Strong technical knowledge, particularly within the areas of quality assurance, product assurance, quality control, quality management and third party management

In depth knowledge of management systems, including ISO9001 and their application to projects

Internal auditor qualified (IRCA Lead auditor qualification advantageous)

Six Sigma or equivalent improvement training desirable


Experience of Shipbuilding desirable

Experience of working within a large, complex, matrix engineering led organisation is highly desirable

Fully understand company vision, strategic aims & objectives.


Ability to support a team of Quality professionals

Strong relationship and stakeholder management with both internal and external customers

Problem Solving

Strong problem-solving skills to produce innovative solutions

Evaluation of sometimes complex data and situations using multiple sources of information

Interpersonal Skills

Strong Communication, diplomacy and facilitation skills

The ability to influence and gain buy in to enable change

Maintain expertise, trust and credibility as a Quality professional

Recognising the restricted nature of the work there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.