Quality Controller


Glascoed, South Wales

Quality Controller


£37,263 (plus 23% shift allowance)

Posted by on June 11, 2024.


Job title: Quality Controller

Location: Glascoed, South Wales

Salary: £37,263 (plus 23% shift allowance)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensuring operational compliance to specifications and quality standards e.g. ISO9001
  • Inspecting “First Off” items for Quality Department approval and ensure the product conforms to technical specifications and drawings
  • Reviewing shop floor manufacturing records and collating and reviewing data, along with responding to any changes or trends
  • Supporting the resolution of quality issues and the internal audit process
  • Driving and supporting targeted Continuous Improvement activities

Your skills and experiences:

  • Relevant experience of Quality within a manufacturing environment, ideally within a highly controlled nature (aerospace, automotive, nuclear, medical devices etc.)
  • Excellent numeracy, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills and proficient in the use of MS office
  • Ability to work shifts, 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm on a rotational basis


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 incentive.

The Operations Quality team:

As a Quality Controller, you will work within Operations Quality within the manufacturing area of the site. The Operations Quality Team are here to assure we deliver products and processes which meet the quality requirements of our specifications and standards. Our mission is to find the best possible solutions to quality challenges and implement across our site.

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.

Closing Date: 19th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Quality Controller