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Quality Manager (Offshore Substation)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Renewables
  • Discipline: Health, Safety, Environment, Quality & Security
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2020-41443_1593685497

Job Description

Primat Recruitment is looking for a Quality Manager who specializes in Offshore Substations (OSS) to join one of the biggest multi-national renewables companies for a provisional 3-year contract.

The location for this role is divided between 3 separate sites in both Belgium and France and the expectation is that the successful individual will have the flexibility to travel on a rotational basis.

The role of the Quality Manager is to become responsible for the maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS) and for the project execution plan in relation to the quality matters for the OSS package. The Offshore Substation (OSS) package is divided in three main scopes:

1) Fabrication of the Piles, Topside and Jacket including its auxiliary systems except for free issue and including control system for the auxiliary systems. The internal MV/HV cable supply and the installation and successful commissioning of all the equipment.

2) Supply, installation, and commissioning of the electrical equipment.

3) Transport and Installation: from the design and certification of grillage and sea fastening temporary works to the installation of jacket and topside, including the provision of grout ad welding.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the quality of deliverables, materials, and products across all phases of the foundation package (ie audit (qualifying a supplier), design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, and handover), including a continuous assessment to the QA/QC as a part of the Quality Management System.
  • Monitor the quality site teams in the different locations where the component/structures will be manufactured and attend supplier package weekly and monthly meetings.
  • Ensure that inspections are delivered and coordinated in the different locations required for the works.
  • Provide quality control to the suppliers and contractors working within the OSS package, including reviewing technical specifications and tenders.
  • Liaise with the package verification body on the foundation package and attend all related inspections and answer technical queries related to quality within the foundation package.
  • Implement, promote, and measure performance to achieve quality goals on the project and create a quality culture throughout the project teams working within the OSS package, related project team, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure a consistent and controlled approach to any works throughout the OSS package, engineering, procurements, construction, etc.
  • Ensure a consistent approach and quality level of performance and practice within the OSS package.
  • Deliver a package final dossier that fulfills the project requirements and Operations and Maintenance project requirements and is presented in a consistent manner.
  • Ensure that fundamental project reference documents are in place, monitored, updated, and communicated on a regular basis for the OSS package. For example, the Project Quality Plan.
  • Ensure that continuous improvement and innovation is implemented in the works.
  • Provide resources for the works that are experienced in working in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams/environments.
  • Update, facilitate, and create standard quality specifications within the OSS package to be issued to suppliers to ensure that all customer, regulatory and other requirements are being met.
  • Ensure that all internal and external parties concerned with the OSS package are inspected and audited.
  • Ensure that document control is monitored to ensure compliance and traceability. Any non-compliance with project requirements is raised to management to address with the supplier of any document control methodologies.
  • Produce quality documentation and quality reports for all OSS package related works and ensure the documentation has been verified and reviewed by suitable, competent, and authorized personnel.
  • Ensure that as part of the quality services, that there is an available resource to provide any training related to the quality management services within the OSS package and provide delivery/assistance with any training where possible.
  • Ensure that as part of the quality services, there is a mechanism in place to capture defective works and that the process is followed by any relevant services and resources working as part of the OSS package.

Qualifications, Training & Certificates

  • BEng or higher degree on Marine, Structure or Industrial Engineering
  • Experience in Quality Assurance and Quality Control for onshore/offshore wind projects(preferably specific to foundations supply)
  • Previous experience managing quality of large scale projects/packages preferable Jackets and Topsides.
  • Experience in managing international and remote teams
  • Flexibility to travel frequently in France and overseas.
  • Flexibility in working hours to meet the needs of the job.
  • Flexibility to work offshore if required.
  • Training on ISO 9001.
  • Qualified ISO 9001 Auditor.
  • Strong knowledge in NDT, qualification in welding and coating is a plus

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