Senior QC Inspector- Structural

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
Closing date
6 Nov 2020
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Senior QC Inspector - Structural

Would you like to play a key role within Quality, working on Submarines that are delivered to the UK? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior QC Inspector - Structural at our site in Middlesbrough/Newcastle.

As a Senior QC Inspector - Structural, you will be you will be working on an extensive order book, based in the Strategic Manufacturing area of the Business. This will involve many NDE disciplines including Visual Inspection & Crack Detection.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to carry out inspections and work in a diverse area of the business with opportunity for development in your career.

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

Undertaking Routine and Complex Inspections with minimal supervision

Recording Results and Non-Conformances, and manage these through to completion

Supporting process reviews of inspection activities to embed a continuous improvement culture

Deputising for Quality Leader where required

Being accountable for generation, verification and completion of Contractual Quality Records

Representing Quality Inspection delivery within IWT

Your skills and qualifications:


Sound computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

Experience of working to set delivery schedules and understanding of how quality drives cost down

An understanding of SAP

Provide Guidance and support on all matters regarding Quality


PCN/CSWIP Qualification

Experience and proficiency with SAP tool

Knowledge of Submarine build and associated Weld Practices desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive individual with excellent communication skills. This allow you to manage stakeholders in this role. Furthermore, you will be dynamic and always looking for a credible and feasible solution to problems.

Location: Middlesbrough/Newcastle

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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