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Principal Quality Engineer

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: £40.00 - £45.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82650_1718719888

Join a world-renowned aerospace and defence organisation as a Principal Quality Engineer in Barrow in Furness

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Principal Quality Engineer to add to their talented, hardworking team in Barrow on an initial 12 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £46.18 per hour inside IR35 / Umbrella

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role

* Responding to and containing major quality issues, conducting bounding of issues quickly and effectively as they occur
* Leading and/or supporting major quality improvement projects on long-standing and complex quality issues. Progress projects through the DMAIC cycle using six sigma methods and techniques.
* Gathering, analysing and interpreting large data sets to identify areas of quality improvement.
* Stakeholder management to drive improvement e.g. facilitating meetings with multi-disciplinary groups and subject matter experts, communicating key findings and business implications at a senior management level.


* Knowledge of ISO 9001/ EN9100 standards
* Understanding of Business Management Systems, Operational Framework and Operational Assurance process
* Knowledge of product safety
* Understanding the importance of cross functional integration
* Export requirements knowledge (for example International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)) (where applicable)


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Principal Quality Engineer send your CV to Stella Grundy