Quality Apprentice

12 Feb 2019
12 Mar 2019
Start Date
Job Title: Quality Apprentice

Req ID: 128508BR

Locations: Feltham or Wyton

Summary of Role

Working alongside highly skilled colleagues to assure the business develops, delivers and maintains products and services that delight our customers. Our development programme aims to provide knowledge & experience which supports application for chartered quality status that will enable you to support the business.

Main Duties

* Utilise and further develop your coaching and facilitating skills, helping the team deliver business and process improvements and address root causes;

* Assurance through audit, review and continuous improvement , including audit of quality systems, analysis of findings, advice on deficiency closure and improvement suggestions;

* Working with suppliers and subcontractors in a collaborative way to build lasting relationships;

* Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with customers;

* Providing advice and guidance to assure customer requirements are met in an effective and efficient manner;

* Assuring compliance with regulatory and other sector specific requirements throughout the product lifecycle;

* Evaluation of Engineering and Software Engineering development lifecycles and processes;

* Evaluation of Engineering verification and validation strategy, coverage and integrity fulfilment;

* Support preparation for design and lifecycle Gate Reviews;

* Proactively interface and communication with program and functional areas to support the goals of the business.

Candidate Requirements

We are looking for individuals who can quickly gain the trust and respect of their colleagues, suppliers and customers; this focuses as much on personality as it does in intellect. As such, we are looking for people who:

* Enjoy coaching/facilitating to get the best out of teams and individuals;

* Are team orientated, but can work under their own initiative and take the lead when required;

* Enjoy problem solving, and have good analytical skills;

* Can be ambassadors for Quality Assurance;

* Are excellent at developing and managing relationships;

* Enjoy helping other people and teams succeed;

* Have appropriate A levels or equivalent qualifications;

* Are able to achieve MoD DV clearance;

* Have experience of Quality Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering or IT systems support and service delivery.

About Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits

* 25 days holiday + statutory holidays

* Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)

* 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'

* Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's

* Enhanced sick pay scheme

* Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in