Lead Quality Engineer – Governance & Assurance

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Quality and assurance

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Job Description

Job title: Lead Quality Engineer – Governance & Assurance

Location: Barrow Contractually – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working as a full contributory member of the Engineering Assurance Team and support the development of other teams within Integrated Systems
  • Support the delivery of complex, Software Intensive Systems – Predominantly in a design and testing environment
  • Undertaking specialist non-routine and or complex Engineering Assurance activities and tasks in their related area
  • Ensuring cross functional processes are deployed and adhered to
  • Supporting internal Engineering audits and supplier audits
  • Supporting the management of non-conformance resolution and corrective actions with key stakeholders and process owners
  • Supporting Engineering Assurance investigations
  • Leading affective analysis of data with resulting themes and corrective actions resulting in cross functional continuous improvements
  • Leading support and facilitation of working groups ensuring deliverables are achieved and learning from experience (LfE) is captured and applied

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience in Engineering lifecycle – Design and Testing
  • HNC/Degree in Engineering subject (or equivalent qualification/experience) held
  • Experience of operating within a Governance and Assurance role within an engineering organisation
  • Experience carrying out effective action management and verification, in support of audit and assurance activities

Desirable:

  • Leadership Experience preferential
  • Either hold or willing to work towards chartership
  • Experience working in an Avionics or System engineering environment
  • Experience with Teamcenter (PLM), SharePoint, Jira is advantageous

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Integrated Systems – Governance & Assurance team:

Integrated Systems – Governance & Assurance provide a level of assurance for all Integrated Systems engineering activities in support of the Dreadnought programme, the team ensures that the products being delivered are safe and fit for propose to be deliver into the Dreadnought programme.  As a Lead Quality Engineer – Governance & Assurance, you will be responsible for quality assurance activities within the engineering business of integrated systems, on Dreadnought. This role will provide you with the opportunity to gain insight into all areas of the business and submarine systems, providing the opportunity to progress within integrated systems.

Why BAE Systems? 

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 14th March 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 

 

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