Technical Officer SQC


About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Supply Quality Control (SQC) Supervisor, the Technical Officer SQC is responsible for ensuring material compliance and performing technical and Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) inspections for incoming goods. This role forms an integral part of our Collins Class Submarine (CCSM) sustainment program, contributing to Australia’s Naval Defence capabilities.

This permanent role will be based in Henderson, WA and is a full-time opportunity (40 hours per week).

About you
The successful applicant will possess;

  • Appropriate trade and/or tertiary qualification,
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Quality role,
  • Demonstrated experience in applying a high-level of attention to detail and problem solving,
  • Experience in installation, manufacturing and quality control on large scale/complex projects,
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and effectively communicate with key stakeholders,
  • Ability to assess results of quality inspections to assure compliance with the specified technical requirements,
  • Strong abilities within Microsoft Office Suite,
  • Auditing qualifications and experience preferred but not mandatory,
  • Ability to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance – NV1 (Confidential).

About the role
The position of Technical Officer SQC will be responsible for;

  • Forming part of the Supply Quality Control Team to ensure material compliance of all items supplied to ASC from suppliers,
  • Carrying out receipt inspection and MDR review, ensuring all OQE requirements are satisfied against nominated drawings, TPS, catalogue and purchase orders,
  • Reporting issues and facilitating resolution in relation to product receipt inspection,
  • Maintaining records for traceability and review to conformance requirements,
  • Completing inspections on received purchase orders to satisfy Submarine demands,
  • Assessing and reporting errors of received inventory and/or OQE,
  • Reference this code in your application: SQC1905,
  • Provide support and a high-standard of customer service to all Stakeholders,
  • Investigation and problem solving skills during MDR and Quarantine reviews.


About our offer

We offer more than just a challenging and rewarding career.  We have put together a range of programs, initiatives and benefits that help empower our employees to reach their personal and professional goals to ensure their career with us is both challenging and rewarding.

  • Staff training and leadership development programs
  • Paid parental leave
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Paid defence reservist leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Onsite cafeteria & parking

About ASC

ASC is Australia’s only established sovereign submarine capability, committed to delivery of the world’s best submarine sustainment and capability support services for Australia’s sovereign submarine program the Collins Class submarine fleet, whilst simultaneously delivering Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers and Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels.

With more than 1,300 employees based at two facilities in South Australia and Western Australia, ASC has naval engineering, design, construction, maintenance and project management resources unparalleled within Australia’s defence industry. 

At ASC we offer not only offer challenging and rewarding work on Australia’s submarines and warships, we provide programs, initiatives and benefits that ensure our people reach their true potential.

After 30 years building Australia’s submarine industrial base, ASC is now diversifying our business activities, forging new partnerships and initiatives and helping to deliver successful submarine programs in Australia, Europe and North America.

It’s an exciting time to be joining Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment company.

ASC – Australian for submarines.

This role requires a current National Police Clearance. Eligibility for an Australian Defence Security Clearance and to access protected US Defence Technology may be taken into account in assessing an applicant's suitability for this role.

ASC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunities employer that provides an environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.

If you have any queries about this vacancy, please contact Abbie Lee (Recruitment Advisor) for a confidential discussion on 08 9410 4***.