Principal Quality Engineer - Field Product Assurance Engineer

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Job Title: Principal Quality Engineer - Field Product Assurance Engineer

Location: Barrow in Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £45K depending on skills and experience (plus essential car & expenses)

What you'll be doing:

  • Taking accountability for the Quality Assurance and verification requirements of documentation and hardware of procured parts at the supplier's sites both UK and overseas (you will be eligible for an essential user car due to the extensive travel requirements of the role)
  • Oversight and witnessing of manufacturing operations and subsequent inspections
  • Verification of documentation in-process & final
  • Providing support and coaching to suppliers
  • Ensuring that high quality records are produced as an output of the production processes and inspections

Your skills and experiences:


  • Full UK Driving licence
  • Broad Understanding of Quality tools & techniques
  • Experience working within Supply Chain conducting verification activities
  • HNC qualified within engineering/quality or strong mechanical trade background
  • CSWIP 3.1 Welding Inspection or PCN Level 2 Welding Inspection
  • Coating Inspection Level 2 (ICORR or NACE/AMPP)


  • Knowledge of Business Systems (SAP and Team Centre)
  • NDE (Non-Destructive Examination) Level 2 Certification


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Principal Quality Engineer - Field Engineer team: As a Principal Quality Engineer - Field Engineer, you will be involved with one of the UK's most complex, cutting-edge projects. You will also gain exposure to an extensive range of stakeholder groups and industrial partners.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 15th May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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