Quality Assurance Engineer

14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Quality Assurance Engineer x 2
Location: Warrington / Whitehaven
Salary: Competitive

About the role
Here at Cavendish Nuclear we're looking to recruit two Quality Assurance Engineers to join the teams working within our offices in in Warrington and Cumbria. We are part of the FTSE 250 defence and engineering global organisation Babcock International and are based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas.

As a Quality Assurance Engineer you'll provide quality assurance support to the business in support of service delivery, developing and implementing quality arrangements across all delivery activities with specific emphasis on support to the assurance programme and projects,

You'll use your working knowledge of all relevant quality standards to support to the business on all aspects of quality, including the delivery of its quality plans, ensuring appropriate quality levels are allocated to control of work activities. You'll support the Quality Manager in maximising resource utilisation factors relevant to the business area; support the planning, scheduling, conducting and reporting of audits and reviewing of findings from independent assurance activities; support the implementation of necessary corrective and preventive actions to remedy any non-compliance found and the delivery of a continual improvement process across the business. You'll monitor progress against the site quality arrangements, identifying areas of concern to the overall project and where necessary escalate to Line Management. You'll also ensure the requirements for site lifetime records are clearly identified and that such records are prepared and maintained, including all relevant review and approval activities, concurrently with site activities.

What do I need to do the role?
You'll have significant relevant Quality Assurance experience, preferably gained within a similar role in the Nuclear or other highly regulated engineering sector

We would also like you to have the following:-

A thorough understanding of the structure of the Business Management System (BMS);
Experience of supporting problem solving and improvement activities against an agreed assurance programme;
Chartered member of the Quality Institute and registered on appropriate CPD scheme;
Approved Auditor qualification (or has demonstrable skills and track record);
Good working knowledge of all relevant quality standards and application of ISO9001 (and ISO17025 where relevant)
Ability to investigate events using industry best-practice causal analysis toolsLastly, you'll have good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and report writing), the ability to work with others and independently, together with a flexible approach to allow for the nature of the work we carry out.

What else do I need to know?

All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be capable of achieving security clearance at the required level for this role.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview About Cavendish Nuclear
Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy lifecycle.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

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