Quality Specialist; Compliance
About the Role
Working as part of our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business which forms a critical part of Babcock's Marine organisation we're looking for a Quality Specialist to join us. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 1,500 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported. Babcock are a trusted name within this domain and are continuously growing, as a result we are looking for a driven, experienced professionals to join our division.
You will develop and lead the Compliance Management Plan, ensuring our business is fully compliant with the full range of Certified Management Systems and Standards and also work with the Business Streams to implement new Standards and approvals to support our growth into new products, territories and sectors.
An expert in Certified Management Systems and Quality Assurance, you will ensure compliance, drive continuous improvement activities, understanding awareness, management review and audit plans. You will be the key point of contact for the range of third parties assessing our business Certified Systems.
As well as working on some of the most high-profile projects in the UK, we also offer a supportive work environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do. Quality is a key business enabler; this role with help us 'Lead Quality'.
We welcome applications from candidates within highly regulated environments.
What do I need to do the role?
You will need to have extensive experience in a quality assurance role, particularly Certified Management System compliance and have the gravitas to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
We would also like you to have extensive experience in all or some of these areas:
* Implementing complex Certified Management Systems, Standards and Approvals within the Engineering sector.
* A deep understanding of the Systems and Standards construct development intentions and the ability to translate into the business.
* Ensuring compliance with such Systems, meeting the stringent requirement of Certification Bodies and building close relations with third party assessors.
* Leading development and changes in such Systems to meet technical, operational changes and business growth plans.
* Active engagement in quality-related Change programmes and activities, which facilitate a culture of evolution, learning and continuous improvement.
* Evidencing the appropriate professionalism and behaviours expected as a Quality team member.
Lastly, you will need to be able to deploy good communication and influencing skills, as you will work closely internal and external stakeholders including Certification and Regulatory Bodies and clients.
What else do I need to know?
The role is factory or home based with frequent travel to internal sites, must achieve the appropriate SC level for this and complete a medical assessment.
What do I need to do the role?
* Self-motivated, and can work within a group or individually.
* Methodical with excellent attention to detail.
* Good time management skills
* Flexibility; meet changing priorities and tight deadlines.
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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