Quality Assurance Engineer


Quality Assurance Engineer

Next-Generation Nuclear Power Design


Sector: Nuclear New Build

Category: Health and Safety

Join Holtec Britain, a member of the Holtec International family; a global leader in designing an unconditionally safe and secure source of clean energy. Holtec has received funding from the FNEF to advance its SMR programme, and is building its brand new team based in Bristol.

The Quality Assurance Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful implementation of nuclear power projects. You will be responsible for shaping and managing the development and deployment of quality assurance arrangements, processes, and systems to meet regulatory requirements and ensure excellence in quality.


  • Reinforce, monitor, and sustain quality standards in alignment with Holtec’s Quality Assurance Program.
  • Conduct internal surveillance to ensure compliance with quality assurance requirements.
  • Review documentation to verify compliance with technical QA requirements.
  • Oversee vendor facilities to ensure compliance with procurement documents and quality assurance requirements.
  • Support the development and management of quality assurance programs, manuals, and implementation plans.
  • Interpret stakeholder and design code requirements to ensure appropriate quality program processes are applied.
  • Coach and assist management and teams in implementing quality assurance and design code requirements.
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including regulators and industry bodies.
  • Develop processes, procedures, and facilitate problem-solving activities.

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant experience in the nuclear industry in a quality assurance or related position.
  • Excellent analytical, interpretive, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and balance competing priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills.
  • Eligible to work under 10 CFR Part 810.

Bristol offers a vibrant community with excellent amenities, schools, a thriving tech community and a high quality of life. It provides easy access to various attractions and is well-connected to Wales, the Midlands and the South.

This is a remarkable opportunity to contribute to the development of next-generation nuclear power technology with a global leader. If you’re seeking a dynamic role in an emerging technology and energy marketplace, apply now to be part of our multidisciplinary team.

Click the apply button now to send your CV, and we’ll reach out to discuss the role in more detail. Even if your CV isn’t updated, please send the most recent version, and let’s discuss your recent experience over the phone.

Don’t miss the chance to join our team and drive excellence in quality assurance! For further information contact Clare O’Brien at Thomas Thor via email at c.obrien@thomas-thor.com or call 0117 450 1125

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