For a large 5-year international construction project in the chemical sector, we are hiring a QAQC Manager
Nouvall Engineering Services is specialized in project support for the (petro) chemical and maritime industry. We provide expertise in the field of Engineering, Project Management, Maintenance, Shutdowns, Construction and Safety.
For a large 5-year international construction project in the chemical sector, we are hiring a QAQC Manager.
The purpose of the function is to ensure the organization, coordination and reporting of the Quality Assurance and Quality Control within the OSBL Project Delivery Team’s scope.
Implement the multi-disciplinary Project One Quality Assurance / Quality Control strategy within the Project Delivery Team. This program is to evaluate the Contractor’s delivery quality level by means of audits, inspections and regulatory reviews. The QC activities will be executed at Contractor’s premisses as well as at the location of the global suppliers at the vendor shops. The project is using modular construction so the QAQC Manager will also be responsible for co-ordinating owner inspections at the module yards (which will probably be in Asia) and also at the construction site in Antwerp.
Internally, the QAQC Manager will assess PDT activities are performed in accordance with the Programme PQP, procedures and requirements through internal audits.
The QAQC Manager will develop and maintain the PDT External Audit Schedule.
The QAQC Manager will organise a team of engineers for global QC inspection activities.
Coordinate within PDT that Inspection and Testing Plans (ITP) of (Sub-)Contractor are reviewed and approved by qualified persons and organize attendance at Pre-inspection meetings (PIM) and during inspection Hold, Witness, Surveillance and Review points.
Coordinate with IPMT QC manager that changes in legislation or regulations are implemented by the EXECUTE Contractor and organises RTPO (Recognised Third Party Inspector) visits to evaluate Contractor’s regulatory compliancy.
Follow-up of QC department NCRs (Non Conformity Reports) to the Execute Contractor's, corrective actions and closure of NCRs during weekly meetings.
Performs periodic reporting on the progress and findings of the QC activities, evaluates with the Project Manager and IPMT QC manager the effectiveness of the program and adapt where required.
The Project Inspection Coordinator reports to the Project Manager and is supported for the development of the program by the IPMT QC Manager.
Regular (weekly) travel will be required to contractor’s offices in Europe and less often to vendor premises and module yards globally.
The role reports to the Project Manager, responsibilities include :
Establish and manage a team and external (PIA) inspectors to support the Quality Control (QC) during the execute phase of Project One.Manage the relevant interface(s) with stakeholders, for instance :o Ensuring the reporting to the PM of the overall QC performance of the contractors, NCR follow-up and the progress of the QC program.
o Evaluate the performance with the Construction management team and adapt the QC program where required.
o Organizing the planning of required QC activities in close collaboration with the Contractor’s QC single point of contact.
o Coordinate with the IPMT QC Manager the internal (between PDT’s) and external (with third party supplier e.g. Elia, Waterlink) interfaces.
The QAQC Manager shall ensure that all ITP’s are reviewed by the necessary discipline engineers and approved before starting of any manufacturing or fabrication activity.It’s the QAQC Manager’s responsibility to schedule all activities in an optimized way, clustering the global manufacturing and fabrication activities in respect to available resources and additional required PIA resources. As a result the planned inspections will be timely executed and within the approved budget.The QAQC Manager shall focus on the Contractor’s deliverables for the regulatory requirements and coordinate this activity in close contact with the RTPO and HSE and Integrity Department.The QAQC Manager is responsible for the periodic reporting of the QC activities and follow-up for any defined actions and/or NCR’s raised. The reporting will include a quantitative and qualitative evaluation, describing Contractor’s performance and the effectiveness of the defined quality control program.The QAQC Manager is responsible for the PDT audit program: Perform external Quality Audits to Contractors and other interested parties. Providing support to discipline external auditors and review the external audit reports. Participate/observe internal audits of Contractors. Manage and maintains the TenForce Audit Module ( Audit and Finding Database).The QAQCM is responsible for the review of Contractors QA deliverables.The QAQCM may be required to provide input to ITBs, attend and contribute to bid clarification meetings, evaluate and assess the Quality section of the bids
Degree qualified and chartered or equivalent in Engineering Discipline, preferably mechanical.Team player with more than 10 years’ experience as QAQC Manager in Oil and Gas or Petrochemical setting.Experience with application of regulatory requirements and compliancy check by Authorized inspectorsAbility to interface effectively with people of all levels, both internal and third parties, and with wide ranging cultural backgrounds.Willingness to travel regularly (weekly) to contractors offices in Europe and less often to Vendor shops and fabrication yards globally.Able to define and prioritize issues and then solve the problems through networking with other team members or external sourcesGood Verbal and written communication skills in English language.Experience of Belgium Regulations would be an advantage.Able to organise complex tasks using simple IT tools.
Location: Reading, UK for 18 months and then Belgium based
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