Thales 190 Cathedral St, Glasgow G4 0RF, UK
Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Air Traffic Management, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar. Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that's why we offer you the flexibility to do what's important to you; whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. Programme Quality Engineer (LR08) Core Benefits: Private Medical (Couple cover), Yearly Bonus, Notable Pension Contribution, 27 days holiday per year plus one company day Location: Glasgow This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Land and Air Systems (LAS) Optronics and Missile Electronics business unit as part of a dedicated team of quality professionals. This role involves working within a multi-discipline team to manage and deliver all aspects of quality management required by Thales to meet the requirements of both internal and external customers - focussing initially on programme quality assurance within bids & projects. The successful candidate will be confident in building trustful relationships with key customers and suppliers, working across organisational boundaries both external and internal to Thales. This role would be ideal for a self-motivated quality professional who is committed to driving forward change and is passionate about continuous business improvement. Thales' expert teams develop solutions that provide sophisticated real-time intelligence for soldiers in the field. From horizon-to-horizon airborne reconnaissance to technology that captures and relays over nine million pixels every second, our products include some of the most advanced reconnaissance systems in the world. So whether our people are developing next-generation infrared and thermal imaging, liaising with global customers or providing essential business support, they play a key role in information and enabling critical decisions. Key responsibilities and accountabilities: Lead the project quality assurance activities to bring solutions in line with customer expectations, contractual requirements, and quality standards Ensure governance is applied throughout the project, completing project advises and supporting project reviews Encourage and develop best practice, promoting a quality culture and environment of continuous improvement Identify and implement opportunities to improve working methods Audit processes as appropriate Capable of working on own initiative, evaluating priorities, identifying problems and acting to resolve them Provide input to work package estimates for quality Skills , Experience and Qualifications: Well developed communication skills both orally and written Capability to work closely with others in a cross functional team Knowledge of Lean/Sigma principles would be an advantage Understanding and demonstrable knowledge of quality management principles Experience of deploying quality management principles Specialised knowledge of engineering disciplines would be an advantage Experience within the transfer of technology is highly desirable Apply Great journeys start here - to play a key role in driving the success of a worldwide organisation click the apply button now! In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency. At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!