Quality Officer


Location: Eagle Farm

Job Type: Full time


We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

As part of our Vehicles and Tactical Systems business, our Protected Vehicles team is primarily focused on the design, manufacture, delivery and support of protected mobility vehicles on a global scale. We are very proud of everything we do in support of both the Bushmaster and Hawkei platforms as we all work together towards our purpose in “Building A Future We Can All Trust".

We have an excellent opportunity to join us as a Quality Officer to join our Protected Vehicles business, working with highly dedicated and passionate team. The purpose of this position is to ensure all Quality Control (QC) observation techniques and checking activities, used to fulfil requirements for quality, are conducted in accordance with Thales Australia Policies and Procedures and/or contractual documentation. You will also play an important role in the implementation of a failure detection system that uses testing techniques and where appropriate inspection activities to identify errors or flaws in products at specified intervals, to ensure that the products/services meet the requirements as defined during the earlier process for Quality Assurance (QA).

How About You?

  • Must have a Trade Certificate, e.g. Mechanic or Fitter. Certificate 4 in Competitive Systems and Practices (Manufacturing) would be desirable.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a maintenance/manufacturing environment with an ability to read technical drawings and process sheets.

  • Have a good understanding of quality systems and demonstrated experience in the use and interpretation of ISO 9001:2015.

  • An understanding and experience in the use of ERP systems and their applications.

  • Have experience with MS Office Suite of applications, e.g. word, excel, access.

  • Ability to work in a fast pace and changing environment and ensure that processes and procedures are continually optimised to meet the demands of a customer focussed organisation.

As part of our commitment, we offer:

  • ThalesFlex – flexibility working is our everyday.

  • Fitness Passport Discount.

  • Employee discounts with a number of affiliates (Travel, Car hire, Tech).

  • Modernised Paid Parental Leave.

  • Novated Lease options.

  • Family support through our partnership with Parents at Work.

  • Free on-site parking

Good to Know:

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

As part of our standard process you will complete police, medical, employment and reference checks.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/


Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://work180.com/en-AU/for-women/employer/thales.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.

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