Quality Lead

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Salary: Competitive

Reference: 894315_1649419305
Industry: Engineering
Required Skills: Quality Engineer, Audit, Compliance, ISO 9001, Business Management, Business Change, Quality Management

Job Description

The Quality Lead is responsible for assisting the Group Business Services Manager in the management and continual improvement of the Quality and Business Management Systems, ensuring practical implementation and operational adherence to quality assurance and control systems. This will involve the coordination of all quality activities across the O&G and renewables business units ensuring quality plans are in place, procedures are fit for purpose and non-conformances are investigated.

The role:

  • Controlling the Business Management System with the aims of effectively managing risks, in particular for the management and control of Major accident hazards (MAH's)
  • Ensuring conformance with the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 45001 and ISO 14001
  • Support and lead on investigations and the close out of non-conformances
  • Co-ordination or all quality activities across all business units
  • Coaching and supporting Managers to manage in line with the Business and Quality Management system
  • Ensure the audit schedule is adhered to and in accordance with the risk profile of the organization.
  • Ensuring continual improvement across the business
  • System administrator for the Action Tracking Management System (ATMS)
  • Provide support to the Group Business Services Manager as required

Scopes of Responsibilities:

Quality Assurance

  • Interpret and implement Quality Assurance standards
  • Develop and implement an assurance audit schedule for ODE Group and business units
  • Lead and participate in internal, supplier and external audits as required
  • Acts as focal point for external audits e.g., certification body, Clients etc
  • Develop and implement the Quality Management System
  • Focal point for contact with clients on QA issues.
  • Conduct investigation and write reports
  • Monitor and ensure the close out of Non-Conformances (NC's) and Corrective Action Reports (CARs)
  • Monitor Action Tracking Registers to ensure timely close out, providing support
  • Support the development of project / operation specific quality plans including the review and monitoring
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Conduct quality assurance review of requisitions for Operations and engineering as required
  • Provide cover for the inspection of equipment and certification review for plant and equipment
  • Participate in the preparation of ITT QA responses
  • Develop and implement staff training and awareness - including internal auditor training and Quality inductions
  • Prepare a Quality Quarterly report
  • Manage the schedule for legal reviews ensuring legal compliance across all business units
  • Manage and support the Standards and Codes library, procurement process and access requirements
  • Co-ordination and interface with quality control personnel
  • Attend Lessons Learned sessions and ensure actions are managed in ATMS
  • Review and approve supplier questionnaires
  • Interface and support supply chain in quality assurance

Systems Support

  • Management of the Business Management System (BMS) and Quality and Compliance SharePoint sites
  • System administrator for the 'Action Tracking Management System' (ATMS)
  • Responsible for setting up new action trackers, templates and permissions
  • Support the development of new system opportunities with the Group Business Services Manager
  • Train personnel in new systems as required
  • Develop training materials for new systems as required
  • The listing of main responsibilities and main duties is not necessarily exhaustive and may be changed at management discretion to reflect the needs of the company

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving ability Strong work ethic
  • Experience delivering Training courses and presentations in quality and systems related subjects
  • Knowledge of ISO Management systems; 9001,45001 and 14001
  • Awareness of Major Accident Hazards for offshore operations
  • Extensive experience advising on management systems, risk management and maintaining compliance
  • Demonstrable appreciation of Engineering, Integrity, Maintenance, supply chain and project management
  • Leadership experience
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proactively encourages continual improvement
  • Good procedure writing skills essential
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Team player, self starter and problem solver
  • IT literate in MS applications
  • Flexible to travel in UK and working away from base office

Qualifications:

Lead Auditor ISO 9001 Certificate in Quality Management Quality Diploma - Preferable

Health and Safety Qualification - Preferable

Incident/accident investigation/root cause analysis - Preferable

Your Application:

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond to everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process

ODE is an equal opportunities employer

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List

APPROACHES FROM AGENCIES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED OR ACKNOWLEDGED

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