Senior Quality Engineer

Senior Quality Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Defence, MOD & Aerospace

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  • Salary:

    Competitive + competitive package

  • Contact:

    Shereese Doyle

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8922

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Senior Quality Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quality Engineer to join a leading Consultancy, to support their client based in Plymouth.   

The Senior Quality Engineer will determine the level of compliance within engineering services, projects, ISO 9001 and any customer specified requirements.


Key Responsibilities:

-To manage the Quality Assurance functions with assigned project

-Engaging with and providing support to Projects at an early stage to define appropriate quality requirements

-Raising awareness of quality principles and the business quality management system across project and supply chain

-Interfacing with and providing advice to Project Management, Engineering and construction Disciplines on project Quality related matters

-Providing supervision of, guidance and support to Quality Engineers and other Quality team members assigned to support your project tasks

-Attend identified meetings, representing the Quality Assurance Group, providing support to the business acting as the Subject Matter Expert for quality related issues

-Reviewing and mark-up Quality related documents such as Inspection & Test Plans & -Quality Management Plans, and support contractors in their development

-Providing advice to suppliers and subcontractors on producing the required Life Time -Records (ltrs) and undertake reviews to provide assurance that the records meet specified requirements

-Ensure that all handover documentation is prepared & maintained on an ongoing basis to enable work package completion in a timely manner

-Assisting in the investigation / resolution of problems / issues and improvements

-Define non-conformities arising from internal and external audit, and informing managers concerned to enable corrective actions to be formulated, assessed, monitored to completion and verified

-Programme, plan and execute approval assessment and monitoring audits of projects, suppliers and subcontractors

-Supporting ongoing efforts to raise the quality and delivery capability of the suppliers and contractors

-Produce / review with projects quality related metrics to identify areas for improvement

-Performing timely review of Inspection and Surveillance reports content for discrepancies and actions, following Inspection activities

-Provide professional Quality support in the review of Risk Assessments / Method Statements (RAMS) when Quality deliverables are defined/ required

-Performing inspection of products and work where SQEP to do so, ensuring that the documentation identified meets those requirements requested and that there is correlation between the documentation and the component

-Preparing good written reports for Inspections, audits and submit regular project Quality updates as determined by the project team



This role is predominantly based in the Plymouth area but must be prepared to travel, sometimes at short notice, within the UK and overseas.


The ability to obtain SC clearance is essential.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.