Senior QC Inspector - Reactor

BAE Systems
England, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
06 Feb 2019
20 Feb 2019
Hannah Bence

Senior QC Inspector - Reactor

Would you like to play a key role in the Quality Reactor team for the Next Generation Nuclear Propulsion Plants for the Dreadnought submarine? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior QC Inspector - Reactor at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior QC Inspector - Reactor, you will be supporting the Quality Team Leader NDC and will be providing inspection and assurance for the manufacture, build, test and commission for the Dreadnought class of submarines.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within an exciting and challenging environment, ensuring Quality is at the forefront of the nuclear build programme.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior QC Inspector - Reactor will involve:

Supporting Build Teams providing inspection and assurance to ensure the boat build meets all relevant NDE requirements

Providing direction to less experienced team members, supporting their work and development

Instructing and mentoring more junior members of the team

Carrying out routine and complex tasks with little supervision

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior QC Inspector - Reactor:


Experience in Quality Control/Assurance

Experience in NDE standards and how they are applied in heavily regulated areas

Good understanding of Microsoft Office


Understanding of the Submarines business

Knowledge of SAP

PCN in Crack Detection, Ultrasonic Inspection and Radiography

PCN or CSWIP Weld Inspection

Nuclear Standards Inspectors course

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders. You will be self-sufficient with a questioning attitude and able to drive tasks to completion.

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, 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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.