Senior QC Inspector- Receipt Inspection

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Senior QC Inspector

Would you like to play a key role within Supplier Assurance, feeding directly into Safety, Quality and Assurance, 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 tasked with performing Quality Inspections to BAE requirements, audit and document receipt of procured parts within the business. This involves understanding the Quality requirements, the schedule and priorities and assuring the provision of an inspection service in line with the above. This will help to ensure high quality records are produced.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within an area that has been subject to a number of historical issues and major improvements have been made to stabilise, however there are still many opportunities to drive further improvements and add real value to the business and the customer. The diversity of the role and stakeholders you engage with make this a challenging and interesting role.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior QC Inspector will involve:

Taking accountability for Quality Inspections, Audits, Quality Inspection requirements and document release of procured parts at the Barrow Site

Carrying out Inspections and documenting findings, through SAP

Taking a proactive approach to working on own, as required

Deputising for the Team Leader, as required

Ensuring on time delivery of goods and records to support record milestones

Ensuring products delivered are right the first time to site, taking a zero-defect approach

Liaising with a range of stakeholders on a regular basis, across all levels (both internally & externally)

Your skills and qualifications:


HNC level qualification held or relevant experience/qualification

Engineering, Quality or Manufacturing Background

Broad Understanding of Quality Inspection Techniques

Good IT skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

Full UK Driving licence

Previous QC Inspection experience


Problem solving and Root Cause Analysis

Knowledge of Business Systems (including SAP and Team centre)

Commercial awareness

Lean Techniques

What we're looking for in you:

You will be proactive with excellent communication skills and strong stakeholder management; this will help you to work within a challenging natured role. Furthermore, you will have the ability to work alone and as part of a large team.

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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