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Senior Quality Engineer

  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Salary: Up to £26.66 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Sophie Tully
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 20-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 31 January 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH77609_1640009632

Senior Quality Engineer - 8 month initial contract opportunity!

A great opportunity has come along with one of the UK's leading Aerospace & Defence businesses who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quality Engineer to work at one of their busiest sites. The role is an initial 20-month contract and is paying £26.66 per hour (inside IR35) there is a view of starting the right candidate ASAP.

The Role: Senior Quality Engineer
Contract: 20-months initially plus extensions
Rate: £26.66
Location: Scotstoun, open to remote and hybrid.
IR35 status: Inside IR35.

The successful candidate will be awarded with this phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The role

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


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

Apply Now!!

If you are interested in this contract, please contact Sophie Tully at JAM Recruitment and send your CV over to s.tully(at)

If this isn't the role for you, but you know of someone who could be interested, JAM operates a referral scheme. You can earn yourself £200 in vouchers for the successful placement of a candidate you refer to us, so get in touch.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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