Job Title: Higher Level Quality Assurance Apprentice
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Role Type: Permanent
Job ID: SF43879
Our apprenticeship programme is growing and we are looking for individuals to join our Level 4 Quality Technician apprenticeship. We are proud to say we were part of the employer group who developed the new standard and as a result the group were awarded the MOD Award for Inspiring Leadership and the Chartered Quality Institute's International Award for Outstanding Contribution.
Our Quality teams help our organisation perform at its best by acting as the 'voice of the customer' to make sure the highest of standards. They help our organisation stay fit and healthy, through identifying problems and recommending improvements to ensure our policies, processes, and products perform at their best and are risk-free. Our team of Quality Technicians play an important role within the Quality Management function by providing day-to-day testing and oversight of policies and procedures to ensure the correct standards of specification.
The next apprenticeship scheme will commence on Monday 5th September 2022.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a Higher Level Quality Assurance Apprentice who has a keen eye for detail, great communication skills, the ability to analyse data in a logical way and solve practical problems
What will you be doing?
Whilst working you will attend one 2 hour training module per week which will be delivered virtually by our training provider. These interactive sessions will be supplemented with one to one coaching support which will consist of either face to face or remote sessions. In addition to studying for your apprenticeship you will also receive training and experience in the full range of quality tools and will undertake Lean Awareness training and the Yellow Belt qualification. All apprentices will also achieve Practitioner level of Membership of the Chartered Quality Institute.
The experience you'll bring
* Minimum of 5 GCSE's A* - C or 4 or above including English and Mathematics or equivalent and a minimum of 2 A-Levels at grade C or above. One to be in Business, Law or a related subject area.
* You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts
About Babcock International and Devonport
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.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
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All applications should be made online.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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Closing date: 19th May 2022