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Senior Quality Engineer

Outsource UK Ltd
Closing date
20 Oct 2021

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position Description

· To support the implementation of Zero Defect Culture/Right First Time across the Naval Ships

· Providing professional support, advice and guidance for all Quality aspects throughout the business

· Work closely with the Programmes and Functions to ensure Quality improvement initiatives are implemented and embedded

· Provide assurance & support, implement best practice, ensure standardization of Quality tools and techniques across Naval Ships

Core Duties

· Support the Zero Defect Culture/Right First time across Naval Ships and into Supply Chain

· Support with the facilitation of Quality training, support, standardisation, assurance and best practice activities across the business

· Implementation of Quality Tools and Techniques across Naval Ships

· Lead / support Quality Investigation within the Naval Ships programmes

· Support cross discipline audit teams driving improved compliance to QCP

· Lead / support cross functional risk based process improvement auditing

· Support closure and measure effectiveness of RC, CA and improvements actions

· Liaison with third party auditors such as Lloyds Register and customer

· Support cost of poor quality activities and realise sustainable benefits.

· Undertaking assurance activities such as quality process confirmations and compliance checks

Functional Knowledge

· Support and provide in depth knowledge and experience of delivering quality improvement

· Detailed knowledge of Quality tools and techniques

· Strong technical knowledge, particularly within the areas of quality assurance, product assurance, quality control, quality management and third party management

· In depth knowledge of management systems, including ISO9001 and their application to projects

· Internal auditor qualified (IRCA Lead auditor qualification advantageous)

· Six Sigma or equivalent improvement training desirable

Business Expertise

· Experience of Shipbuilding desirable

· Experience of working within a large, complex, matrix engineering led organisation is highly desirable

· Fully understand company vision, strategic aims & objectives.


Ability to support a team of Quality professionals
Strong relationship and stakeholder management with both internal and external customers

Problem Solving

· Strong problem solving skills to produce innovative solutions

· Evaluation of sometimes complex data and situations using multiple sources of information

Interpersonal Skills

· Strong Communication, diplomacy and facilitation skills

· The ability to influence and gain buy in to enable change

· Maintain expertise, trust and credibility as a Quality professional
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