Copello are recruiting for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join a Defence services business based in Fareham. The role is in place to provide vital support in assuring the delivery of products, programmes and service.


Duties will include:


  • Providing quality assurance throughout programme and product lifecycle and acceptance events, assuring effective governance.
  • Focusing on the quality of suppliers' deliverables, and on what is delivered to the customer.
  • Proactively seeking opportunities and drive for continual improvement and excellence.
  • Promoting best practice and business excellence.
  • Providing monitoring, measurement, analysis, evaluation and reporting on the product and service quality
  • Ensuring quality and safety is in everything we do.
  • Deputising for the Quality Manager when required.


To apply for this role, you will have:


  • A Degree, HNC, HND or equivalent with significant experience in a relevant engineering subject.
  • The ability to understand complex technical problems, identify root causes and course of actions to assure product and service quality.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of typical product and project lifecycles, and the roles undertaken by key team members and stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of delivering effective quality assurance across the complete lifecycle (from concept to operations / obsolescence).
  • ISO9001 Lead Auditor or equivalent.
  • Good written and oral communications to allow effective working at technical and non-technical levels.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of using quality and improvement tools and techniques – in particular within complex environments.


Experience of working within a Defence environment, including alignment and working within the relevant standards (e.g. DEF-STANs, JSPs) would be highly advantageous, as would experience working within Air Traffic Management or Aviation in a quality role.


The salary on offer for this role is c£55K (DoE) plus bonus, pension and a competitive holiday allowance. The company actively promotes a flexible working environment with remote working availability.


To apply for this role please call Becki on 07590840544 or email your CV to

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