Quality Manager

  • Job Reference: SF57279
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Cavendish Nuclear
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Manager
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57279

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

The role:
As a Quality Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be focussed on the Clean Energy Business in the UK, as well as providing support to our International Business both in Japan and the USA.

Day-to-day, you'll develop an appropriate quality strategy for their business area, gaining agreement and sponsorship from the senior management team and in alignment with the Cavendish Nuclear Quality Strategy.

You will Also:

  • Lead the definition and implementation of assurance activities for their business area, including supply chains and partnerships.
  • Support the SSHEQR function in defining the business' processes, plan for quality and propose quality targets for the business area; and monitors and reports accordingly.
  • Lead preparation for both internal and external audits.
  • Ensure that all Quality events are promptly investigated and resolved at the correct level, and that key lessons learned from events are identified and promulgated.

This is a full time role, with 37 hours per week, provides hybrid working arrangements with 2 days onsite based in Bristol, requires regular travel on a weekly / monthly basis in the UK.

Essential experience of the Quality Manager:

  • Good working knowledge and application of ISO90001 and ISO17025, desirable if also have experience with NQA-1.
  • Ability to investigate events using industry best-practice causal analysis tools.
  • Good working knowledge of the Nuclear industry or a Highly Regulated Industry.
  • Have a proven track record preferably gained within a similar role in the Nuclear or other highly regulated high hazard industry.

Qualifications for the Quality Manager:

  • Science/Engineering Degree (or equivalent).
  • Chartered member of the Quality Institute or registered on appropriate CPD scheme.
  • Approved Auditor qualification (or has demonstrable skills and track record).

Security Clearance:

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

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
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

Cavendish Nuclear:
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

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: 13/05/2024