Quality Assurance

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Renewable Energy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Quality Manager
Location: UK, South West + Travel to Site + Hybrid Working
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57279

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Quality Manager, at our Bristol site with occasional travel to Hinkley Point C, Bridgewater.

The role

As a Quality Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be focused on the Clean Energy Business in the UK, as well as providing support to our International Business, both in Japan and the USA.

Day-to-day, you'll develop an appropriate quality strategy for their business area, gaining agreement and sponsorship from the senior management team and in alignment with the Cavendish Nuclear Quality Strategy.

  • Developing an appropriate quality strategy for their business area, gaining agreement and sponsorship from the senior management team and in alignment with the Cavendish Nuclear Quality Strategy
  • Leads the definition and implementation of assurance activities for their business area, including supply chains and partnerships
  • Supports the SSHEQR function in defining the business' processes, plans for quality and proposes quality targets for the business area; and monitors and reports accordingly
  • Leads preparation for both internal and external audits
  • Ensure that all Quality events are promptly investigated and resolved at the correct level, and that key lessons learned from events are identified and promulgated

This position involves travel/working across a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role.

This role is full time, thirty-seven hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with two days onsite based in Bristol, requires regular travel on a weekly / monthly basis in the UK.

Essential experience of the Quality Manager

  • Good working knowledge and application of ISO9001 (essential) and ISO17025 (desirable)
  • NQA-1 experience is desirable
  • Ability to investigate events using industry best-practice casual analysis tools
  • Good working knowledge of the Nuclear industry or similar highly regulated industry

Qualifications for the Quality Manager

  • Science or Engineering degree (or equivalent)
  • Charted member of the Quality Institute or registered on appropriate CPD Scheme
  • Approved Auditor qualification (or demonstrable skills)

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role. F

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK
  • Autonomy to perform the role
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 22/07/2024


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