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Jacobs Senior Quality and Performance Manager in Bridgwater, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the opportunity:

As we seek to support the ES&T EMEA APAC Business and Clients, we are looking to strengthen the Quality and Performance Management Function by recruiting additional resources to support clients, projects, and the business overall. You will support one or more of the exciting business sectors that ES&T EMEA APAC serves – Nuclear Power, Decommissioning, Defence and Security, Technology and Cyber Solutions.

  • You will have a passion for quality, see this as fundamental to project delivery culture, with a drive for improvement and a project mindset combined

  • Your role will cover Quality Assurance and Quality Control, working with specialist teams, ultimately part of teams ensuing projects are delivered to Quality, Time, and cost, and driving delivery of lifetime quality records that provide the evidence to underpin the engineering basis of plant and equipment

  • As we seek to support the Business and Clients, we are looking to strengthen the Quality and Performance Management Function by recruiting additional strong Quality Management Lead and Quality Delivery Manager level resources to support clients, projects, and the business overall

  • You can expect a range of roles and projects and be enabled through continual professional development

  • We have various opportunities mainly based at various locations around the UK, including HPC site, Bristol, London with opportunities now and growing internationally. Hybrid working blending working at home, design centres, construction sites and manufacturing premises can be discussed

  • Your role might typically encompass one or more of the following:

  • You will act as the lead Quality contact on either the project/framework or operation unit and have other quality staff to lead and support

  • These are key roles to drive quality requirements into projects, helping the supply chain do the right thing, understanding the meaning of graded approach to quality, to prepare for quality delivery and then oversee surveillance activities

  • You will be able to lead on the quality improvements areas and processes and make a significant contribution to the project/framework/operational unit or function success

  • With quality being part of the technical skills matrix, You will typically be reporting directly to a Programme or Project Manager, by Area or Contract and align functionally to Quality departments in the client and in Jacobs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Be a Chartered Quality Professional (MCQI) or be close to achieving this

  • Be experienced in Quality Management roles in construction, manufacturing, commissioning and or design working in a multi-discipline environment

  • Ideally a Civil or Mechanical or Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer

  • Be an experienced and qualified Lead Auditor

  • Supplier development experience

  • Experience leaning out management systems

  • Experience interfacing with Conformity Assessment Bodies

  • Be willing to work on locations throughout the UK and internationally if required

  • Have extensive experience of working with various stakeholders (Internally and externally) from shop floor site to senior management

  • Be a good listener, communicator, adaptable, cultivates innovation and be always looking for continual improvement opportunities

  • Must demonstrate a strong safety culture

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

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