Quality – Strategy Lead

Warton

Air

Quality and assurance

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job Title: Quality – Strategy Lead

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

Salary: £ 53,793+ depending on skills and experience 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Responsible for deploying and embedding the Quality Strategy at an Air Sector Enterprise level
  • Collaboration with a range of external stakeholders, internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams, to ensure seamless integration of quality initiatives throughout the entire business process
  • Carry out Stakeholder briefings at all levels
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track the effectiveness of the quality strategy and drive continuous improvement
  • Provide guidance and training to team members to foster a culture of quality excellence
  • Input/management of Quality related data into relevant toolsets/documents/records

Your skills and experiences

Essential:

  • Able to demonstrate a strong background in developing and deployment of a strategy within a complex organisation or high-level change projects
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills to effectively collaborate with diverse teams
  • Analytical mind-set with the ability to translate data into actionable insights
  • Demonstrated success in driving continuous improvement initiatives

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of quality requirements for aerospace and defence contracts (e.g. EN9100, Defence Regulations / Standards)
  • Understanding of quality management systems, industry standards, and regulatory requirements

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 Quality Function Team: 

This is an exciting time to join the Quality Function Team at a time of expansion. You will be responsible for the new element of quality and deploying the company quality strategy across air systems. You will join the team at the start of the deployment and will have responsibility to own the project.

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: 28th May 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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