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Quality Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Worcester, Worcestershire
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Job Title: Quality Engineer
Location: Norton, Worcester + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57213

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Quality Engineer at our Menzies site.

The role
As a Quality Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is a brand new service which brings an opportunity to develop and mould the role for the quality strategy of the business.

Day-to-day, you'll:

  • Identify and control non-conformance from containment to preventative action, including trend monitoring, conducting/supporting investigations and working closely with the supply chain quality team to prevent supplier escapes into the business
  • Interpret specifications, standards and drawings and apply quality principles to establish quality requirements
  • Carry out dimensional checks of components to engineering drawings using traditional measuring equipment and portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM)
  • Carry out visual checks for any surface flaws, paint quality and identification requirements
  • Monitor performance against our organisational goals and use appropriate tools and techniques to drive improvement
  • Promote/help drive the "Quality Control to Quality Assurance" ongoing strategy

This role is full time, thirty-seven hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Quality Engineer

  • Established new quality processes and ways of working
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, procedures and supporting documentation
  • Ability to analyse data and produce trend charts to aid lean activity
  • Knowledge of workshop protocols
  • Good understanding of IT office systems (word, excel, outlook, power point)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Qualifications for the Quality Engineer

  • Quality related qualifications would be desirable, ideally to degree level however, quality experience in related activity is more important than qualifications

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 03/06/2024

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