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Jacobs Quality Engineer in London, 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 and 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

Nuclear Power Programmes is one of the newest Business Units within Jacobs and has been formed with the vision to support positive change and help shape the future of Nuclear Power.

Operational throughout the UK and across continental Europe, we are seeking to expand our team on a variety of nuclear projects, which range in technologies and that find themselves at different stages of their development. To do this, we are seeking to continuously employ talented individuals to join our diverse team that are excited about nuclear projects and are committed to Net Zero, and Energy Security.

We have several opportunities for Quality professionals to join Sizewell C, playing a key part in developing and implementing the Quality strategy throughout the project. You’ll be joining the Project Delivery Organisation (PDO), which is an integral part of SZC, responsible for managing end-to-end delivery (EPCC: Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning) of the plant, ensuring projects are delivered safely, to quality, on time and within cost. Key responsibilities will be:

  • Supporting Project Managers to deliver their scope of work “right first time”

  • Designing, developing and implementing quality strategy for the PDO

  • Ensuring Quality objectives are delivered

  • Overall quality planning and implementation of quality arrangements

  • Reporting on the quality performance of Delivery Teams and Supply Chain

  • Ensuring that supply chain organisations comply with contract quality requirements

  • Quality issues are resolved without compromising quality or nuclear safety

  • Identifying opportunities for quality improvement, supporting their implementation and making recommendations accordingly

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Degree qualified in an engineering or science related discipline or equivalent

  • Experience within the UK regulatory environment

  • Extensive experience working with supply chains

  • IRCA Lead Auditor

  • Good understanding of the Quality Assurance and Control requirements in major projects across engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and commissioning

  • Proven track record on influencing and negotiating in technical and non-technical discussions

  • Knowledge & understanding of the nuclear sector, ideally new build

  • Ability to work autonomously and support the Quality Delivery Manager and Project Manager as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Able to present quality matters and solutions to a wide-ranging audience

  • Expert knowledge of Quality Systems, ISO 9001, ISO 19443, IAEA GSR-2 and interrelated standards such as ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001 and ISO 44001

  • Credible decision maker, able to create confidence through crafting of strong justifications

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. (https://careers.jacobs.com/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. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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