Senior Quality Manager

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Cumbria

Senior Quality Manager

Would you like to play a key role within quality, working on our Submarines? 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 ensuring that the Submarines Solutions Quality strategy is deployed within the relevant business area and that it is fully implemented and supportive of the business programmes, ensuring quality requirements for relevant products and programmes are addressed and are effectively met.

This role is a key quality leadership role with full responsibility for the collection and verification of Quality Records on the Dreadnought Programme, you will have opportunities to help shape the Quality Strategy in terms of people, process and toolset improvements.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Quality Manager will involve:

Ensuring the Health & Safety of all your employees and that your area operates in accordance with Company Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

Ensuring products and services are developed, purchased, built, assembled, tested, inspected and commissioned to satisfy Customer, regulatory (including Nuclear) and business needs within given area of responsibility

As a quality domain expert, influencing and deploying Submarines Solutions Quality Policy and Strategy to satisfy BAE SYSTEMS Operational Framework and Submarines business requirements within given area of responsibility

Maintaining third party certifications and ensure current standards are applied within given area of responsibility

Assuring consistent and efficient processes are developed for Submarines to enable delivery of programmes to customer and business expectations within given area of responsibility

Establishing appropriate measures of performance including ‘Cost of Quality’ within given area of responsibility and lead the analysis of the data to ensure appropriate improvement actions are delivered

To be conversant with the Quality Management System, specifically the processes and documentation contained therein associated with your function

Deploying the applicable (new or revised) Quality Management System documentation to your team ensuring they have both a thorough understanding of the content and can ultimately demonstrate their competence to apply them within given area of responsibility

Leading the development and delivery of appropriate training, education & mentoring to Quality managers and staff for them to undertake their defined duties

Managing given budgets to ensure that the objectives of Submarine Solutions are realised

Ensuring that the Quality department operates in accordance with the company Health and Safety Policy and procedures.NB - This role is likely to have both Project/Major Function and Quality sub-function reporting lines, integrity for quality matters must be maintained always

Leading, motivating, coaching and mentoring a team of Quality professionals to deliver against required quality standards

Your skills and qualifications:

Data and business Analysis

Quality skills and or quality experience

Submarines toolset knowledge (T/C, JMS etc)

Team leadership/management

Quality root cause analysis

Data report development & presentation

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent leader, motivating, coaching and mentoring your team and providing strategic direction settings, you will have the ability to solve problems effectively.

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.

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