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Quality Assurance / Control Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Assurance / Control Engineer
Job Type: Contract
Rate: Negotiable (Inside IR35)
Start Date: July 2022
Duration: December 2023
Location: Grangemouth
Hours of work: 40 hours per week


Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:
* Minimum HNC Mechanical Engineering or other equivalent technical qualification.
* Recent EPC experience in the oil & gas construction sector in a similar site Quality
* Assurance Leadership role.
* Must have recent experience of QA/QC works on brownfield construction projects.
* IOSH training or equivalent is desirable
* ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Qualification.
* IRCA registration is desirable


Duties & Responsibilities:
* Will report to the Kent Quality Manager / Project Manager.
* Ensure that Quality Control activities are conducted in accordance with the Project
* Specifications and Procedures and Contractor's quality plans.
* participate in compilation and review of Project Inspection and Test Plans, ensuring that
* KENT company and Contractor surveillance, witness, hold points, etc. are indicated as agreed.
* Providing advice, guidance and input during Kent and Project procedure preparation.
* Develop Kent and Project Quality Procedures as requested by the Project Manager.
* Assisting with the set-up and standardisation of project specific templates.
* Liaise with, advise and assist the Kent Construction Manager and Construction personnel on all matters relating to Quality Assurance Activities.
* Providing QA/QC weekly and monthly Status Reports, and as required by the Project
* Controls Manager / Project Manager.
* Participating in Risk Management evaluations, as required.
* Establishing and monitoring a QA Actions Tracking Log, when required
* Establishing and maintaining the Kent project Audit programme.
* Perform the execution of Quality Management Audits in accordance with the KENT project audit programme. This will include KENT site groups, Contractors and Vendors.
* Undertake external compliance audits of Contractor and Vendor quality systems as requested.
* Maintain the KENT non-conformance registers and ensure that non-conformance reports are issued to the appropriate KENT Superintendents for action.
* Identification and close-out of non-conformities and observations identified through auditing activities.
* Assuring adequate, effective and on-time closure of corrective and improvement actions.
* Participate in the review of technical submissions from Vendors and Contractors to assess their capability for meeting the Project Quality Assurance requirements.
* Attend the meetings of Kent, Company and Contractors to report on and resolve QA/QC matters.
* Representing Kent and acting as the focal point at audits conducted by an external organisation.
* Ensure that all inspection notifications are advised to Kent/Company 24 hrs. before time of inspection.
* Maintain records of inspection notifications to Company.
* Ensure KENT Superintendents and Contractor personnel are aware of and enforce quality
* Control Records sign off requirements, and Inspection and Test Plan surveillance, inspection and hold points, etc.
* Ensure that Contractors performing welding carry out all weld procedural tests before starting work, in accordance with project specifications and the agreed Inspection and Test Plan.
* Weekly review the status of all itemised welding Quality Control Records with the welding QC database operator, identifying and progressing all overdue records.

* Ensure all Quality Control Records are filed in the relevant System, and Area order, in the offices of the Contractor or Vendor.
* Weekly review the status of all itemised Quality Control Records with the Systems
* Completion database operator, identifying and progressing all overdue records.
* Monitor the compilation of Contractor inspection records and ensure timely completion of same.
* Consider the financial implications of all work undertaken, recommend action which will reduce the cost of any job provided that such action is compliant with the Project Change
* Management Process and will ensure the quality of the work required.
* Answer incoming correspondence at the request of the Kent Project Manager / Quality
* Manager / Construction Manager.
* Support the assurance process to CDM duty holders.
* Providing support to the Kent Lessons Learnt Programme.


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Company information:
This contract vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Ltd
Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start-ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.