Senior QC Inspector

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
Closing date
21 Oct 2020

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Senior QC (Quality Control) Inspector

Would you like to play a key role within Supplier Assurance in the Quality Function, supporting the Astute and Successor Programmes? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior QC Inspector at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior QC Inspector, you will be performing Quality Inspections to BAE requirements, audit and document receipt of procured parts within the business and assuring that high quality records are produced as an output of the production processes and Inspections.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to drive further improvements across the function, adding real value to the business and the customer. The team also has responsibility for inspection across various suppliers and other stakeholders who play a role in this complex product.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior QC Inspector will involve:

Carrying out Inspections within own Specialist field and be able to work within other fields of Inspection

Compiling reports of Inspections Undertaken

Carrying out routine work with no supervision and complex tasks under minimal supervision

Applying the Quality and HS&E standards to scopes of work

Carrying out Management System documentation e.g. Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc. applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures

Liaising/Interfacing with appropriate areas internally & externally to ensure work schedules are met and results are communicated to the appropriate areas

Adding value to Work Instructions and Procedures by reviewing the appropriate Quality Control function

Understanding and interpretation of measurement equipment tolerances, highlighting any non-conformances and using appropriate documentation to record

Deputising for the Team Leader as and when required

Representing the Department at Quality reviews and liaise with the customer when required

Your skills and qualifications:


QC Experience

Understanding and Knowledge of measurement / SAP

Quality experience / investigation work / ability to interpret Specs & Drawings Leadership skills


Leadership skills

Skilled in the use of standard Microsoft packages

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills, alongside knowledge of submarines, ideally from design to build stages. Furthermore, you will also be a proactive and dynamic individual who is always looking for a credible and feasible solution to problems.

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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

We’re pleased to launch a BAE Systems first; an interactive video. If you are interested in learning more about working with submarines, click the link below to experience, in your own way, a day in the life at the BAE Systems submarine shipyard.

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