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Quality Lead Auditor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kazakhstan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/04/2018
  • Duration: ongoing contract
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Lead Auditor for a long term contract within Kazakhstan

Location: Tengiz
Rotation: 4 x4
Accommodation/Flights/Food - Provided

Purpose and role of position:
* Assist in the development and effective implementation of internal and external quality audits in a manner that meets project, location and contractual requirements.
* Assist in the management of project internal and external quality audit activities including quality planning, preventive action, non-conformance control, corrective action, audits and project quality reporting and review.

* Candidate shall as a minimum hold a Higher National Certificate/Bachelor of Science in Engineering or an approved equivalent; with a minimum ten (10) years of experience in Quality Management in the Oil and Gas industry; and with over five (5) years of documented auditing experience with a minimum of three (3) years demonstrated experience as a Lead Auditor.
* The candidate shall be qualified as stated in ISO 19011, with a working knowledge of Quality system standards, and be able to exercise sound judgment in determining QMS implementation effectiveness against established quality and regulatory requirements.
* Candidate shall have satisfactorily completed an internationally recognized lead quality auditor training course and pass the examination for certification (ideally IRCA registered or RAB, ASQ).
* Candidate shall have a good understanding of a "Risk Based" approach to Quality
* Candidate shall be competent at using Microsoft Office suite software including word, excel, PowerPoint
* Candidate shall have strong communication skills both verbal and written; fluent in English.

Audit Planning and Preparation
* Accountable for maintaining project internal and external audit schedules for respective project areas of responsibility
* Lead efforts to proactively engage with technical discipline specialists and provide direction to auditors in the planning, preparation, performance and reporting of project audits
* Lead coordination of audit program logistics for planned and coordinated visits to various project locations
Audit Performance
* Lead internal and external audits in various project locations as required
* Review, check and issue audit reports and findings using QMS software package and other system tools as directed (Report audit findings by formally issuing an audit report for each audit conducted)
* Report & administer audit reports and findings to management, discipline leads, contractors; and expedite finding closure as directed
Audit Analysis and Performance Improvement
* Analyse and review evidence and report corrective actions / mitigation strategies provided by audit and other sources of information including root cause analysis and other techniques as directed
* Report audit trends and highlight opportunities to improve audit performance
Mentoring and Training
* Perform people development activities including training and mentoring of project personnel as required
* Facilitate the implementation of existing and new company project processes and capability enhancements across the project operations
* Lead mentoring initiatives to accelerate skills transfer to quality auditors

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Must have degree relevant to role or equivalent qualification in order to obtain work permit & visa

Must be familiar with:
* ASME/API Codes and Standards
* ISO 9000 - Quality Management Standards
* ISO 19011 - Management System Auditing
* RoK labor legislation
* SNiP (Building Codes and Regulations)
* Engineering Quality
* Fabrication and Construction Quality
* Vendor/Supplier Qualification and Oversight

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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