Quality Control Inspector - Structural

Fife Region

Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Quality Control Inspector - Structural
Location: Rosyth, Dunfermline
Compensation: £33,784 - £39,663
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54343

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Quality Control Inspector Structural at our Rosyth site.

The role
As a Quality Control Inspector Structural you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The Post Holder shall support the Quality Manager in ensuring the Type 31 Royal Navy Frigate (T31) Quality and Governance Objectives are achieved and support Quality Improvement initiatives across the T31 project.

Day to day, you'll manage the ITR inspection regime and maintain completion records within CMS, as well as:

  • The structural inspection and acceptance of ships structures
  • Provide close liaison with Lloyds Register (LR) and other inspection and verification bodies as required.
  • Manage the ITR inspection regime and maintain completion records within CMS.
  • Manage and coordinate LR inspections and co-ordinating their inspection diary.
  • Conduct product verification audits and quality investigations on board ship as required.
  • Where qualified carry out Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant or Ultrasonic Inspection of Welds and Components

This role is full time and based onsite at Rosyth.

Essential experience of the Quality Control Inspector - Structural

  • An excellent knowledge of the Quality Control requirements associated with the construction and acceptance of Naval Warships.
    • Proven experience in conducting inspections.
    • Good working knowledge of ship-building practices, standards and acceptance criteria.
    • Ability to read and interpret ship construction drawings & specifications.
  • Demonstrable, continued experience in Welding Inspection and NDT (essential)
  • The capability to assess the work carried out by Production and their subcontractors to assure the quality and the technical acceptability of the work presented.
  • A sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship construction and design and the sound judgement needed to be able make correct decisions to ensure acceptance to the specified standards.
  • Proven relevant experience in engineering or a defence or related industry with specific emphasis on the Naval Construction Quality processes and standards.
  • A Broad working experience in more than one phase of the construction and acceptance process with sufficient experience to enable a good understanding of adjacent activities and through life operational issues.

Qualifications for the Quality Control Inspector - Structural

  • Qualified to a recognised trade standard (Fabrication/Welding/Shipwright/Marine Engineering) and a relevant academic level (HNC/SVQ Level 3).
  • Minimum CSWIP 3.1
  • Minimum PCN Level 2 in either MT or PT or UT

Candidates will be required to demonstrate certified proficiencies (Trade Test)

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-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

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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: 03/11/2023

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