Quality Practitioner

  • Job Reference: SF57345
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £36,620
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Practitioner
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £36,620 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57345

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 Practitioner at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Quality Practitioner, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll provide quality assurance support to ensure company activities that are delivered within submarine projects are fit for purpose.

Day-to-day, you'll

  • Provide quality support to submarine related projects and activities
  • Formally review and approve activities and work documentation, in accordance with the appropriate regulatory requirements
  • Carry out onboard submarine audits and conformance checks
  • Check that the documentation for completed work has been completed in accordance with agreed technical specifications

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Quality Practitioner

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of quality assurance principals in a highly regulated technical, engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Have a sound understanding of business and continuous improvement techniques including root cause analysis and performance measurement metrics
  • Have an in-depth technical background and be able to interpret specifications, codes, standards, and engineering drawings
  • Have a sound knowledge of MS Office applications and engineering software systems in order to compile reports

Qualifications for the Quality Practitioner

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an engineering discipline

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is 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 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory 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: 16/05/2024

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