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Senior Quality Manager

Aerospace, shipbuilding, other transport equipment, Defence, Engineering, Manufacturing
North West England
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Competitive + Benefits
Machinery & equipment
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Operational improvement, Project management
Start Date:
BAE Systems
Job Ref:

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Quality Manager at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As a Senior Quality Manager, you will be responsible for a multi-disciplined team covering all aspects of Supplier Assurance activities, from supporting Engineering in the design stages to receipt inspection of equipment on site.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a varied role and an exciting opportunity to develop and grow a newly formed organisation.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Quality Manager will involve:

Managing the Supplier Assurance teams, including performance management

Being accountable for the Quality Inspection as defined by contractual requirements

Taking responsible for the delivery of completed and accurate Quality Records associated to all relevant inspection activities and hold points/key milestones

Providing guidance to Supply Chain, Engineering and supporting functions on improvements on quality performance and culture

Supporting Quality activities including investigations and audits as required

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Quality Manager:

Previous leadership experience of a multi-functional team

Manufacturing or heavy engineering background is essential

Stakeholder management experience

Quality tools & techniques

Experience of supply chain

Budgetary control experience

Resource planning

Degree or relevant experience

Chartered member or working towards membership

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent time management and facilitation skills. You will also have exceptional communication skills both written and verbal.

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Inspiring Work, Inspiring People

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Contact Details:
BAE Systems
Tel: 01252 373232
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