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Quality Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Midlothian

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Quality Engineer

Location: Hillend

Salary: Up to £40,000 – depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing Quality Engineering support to the production line for a range of products and Projects
  • Delivering Quality Assurance (audit) activities in support of AS9100 certification
  • Supporting the Improvement aims of the organisation by being a champion for change
  • Acting as the prime QA contact for our customers QA organisations
  • Conducting data analysis and produce reports accordingly

Your skills and experiences:


  • You will have worked as a Quality Engineer within a Quality Assurance function
  • Knowledge and understanding of the IPC suite of Standards – specifically workmanship standards for PCB Assembly
  • Practical experience in Improvement techniques


  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory standards and 3rd party certification
  • Practical experience of Quality Assurance tools and processes, especially RCCA philosophy


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 leave incentive.

The Quality team:

Working as part of a small close-knit team you will be involved in the manufacture of a very diverse product range delivering into all defence theatres – Air, Land and Sea – on behalf of numerous customers.

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.