Senior Quality Engineer

Ref No. EMP451127
Salary £25.05/hour
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Now Interviewing


BAE Systems are seeking a Senior Quality Engineer for their Naval Ship operations out of Scotstoun (Glasgow). This is an opportunity to work for a defence/ military manufacturer on cutting edge and important national projects.


Experience within a Senior Quality Engineer capacity in an engineering environment.

The Job

Senior Quality Engineer - 6 Month Contract -Scotstoun (Glasgow) - £25.05ph LTD (other payment methods available)

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Role Summary

  • To support the implementation of Zero Defect Culture/Right First Time across the Naval Ships
  • Providing professional support, advice and guidance for all Quality aspects throughout the business
  • Work closely with the Programmes and Functions to ensure Quality improvement initiatives are implemented and embedded
  • Provide assurance & support, implement best practice, ensure standardization of Quality tools and techniques across Naval Ships

Core Duties

  • Support the Zero Defect Culture/Right First time across Naval Ships and into Supply Chain
  • Support with the facilitation of Quality training, support, standardisation, assurance and best practice activities across the business
  • Implementation of Quality Tools and Techniques across Naval Ships
  • Lead / support Quality Investigation within the Naval Ships programmes
  • Support cross discipline audit teams driving improved compliance to QCP
  • Lead / support cross functional risk based process improvement auditing
  • Support closure and measure effectiveness of RC, CA and improvements actions
  • Liaison with third party auditors such as Lloyds Register and customer
  • Support cost of poor quality activities and realise sustainable benefits.
  • Undertaking assurance activities such as quality process confirmations and compliance checks

Functional Knowledge (Requirements for knowledge of functional work and activities)

  • Support and provide in depth knowledge and experience of delivering quality improvement
  • Detailed knowledge of Quality tools and techniques
  • Strong technical knowledge, particularly within the areas of quality assurance, product assurance, quality control, quality management and third party management
  • In depth knowledge of management systems, including ISO9001 and their application to projects
  • Internal auditor qualified (IRCA Lead auditor qualification advantageous)
  • Six Sigma or equivalent improvement training desirable

Business Expertise (Requirements of the position for knowledge and expertise about the business rather than the technical expertise)

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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