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Lead Quality Surveillance Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Paris
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/01/2015
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The Company:
A major Oil and Gas Operator for an Offshore project and his FPU package (Floating Production Unit).

The Role:
We are looking for a Lead Quality Surveillance Engineer for a position based in Paris.

His/her mission will be:
- To ensure that the Project Quality Management system is implemented and monitored in accordance with the Moho Nord Project Quality requirements.
- To ensure that the Project Quality Management System activities are implemented at Package level.
- To monitor the performance of the CONTRACTOR and Subcontractors in achieving the Project Quality Requirements.
- Coordinating the Quality Control Activities.
- The Package QA/QC Lead Engineer has an Hierarchical Link to the UFR Package Manager and a Functional Link to the Project QA/QC Manager based in Paris.

His/her activities are:
- Inform the Project Quality Manager of the need to revise existing or develop new Management System Documents (Plans, Procedures and Work Instructions).
- Coordination of Package QA/QC activities to ensure that Contractor Quality activities are planned and carried out in accordance with Project requirements and Criticality Assessment/Surveillance Plan.
- Assist in anticipating and planning of Package QC resources in order to meet Package Quality needs.
- Provide assistance to the Project QA/QC Manager in implementing the Package Audit Programme to cover Surveillance audit activities during all Package phases.
- Review and approve the Quality Documentation issued by the CONTRACTOR and Suppliers (Quality Plan, Procedures, etc…)
- Review inspection reports and records of quality control carried out by CONTRACTOR on completed and running purchase orders .Assess adequacy and competence of CONTRACTOR Quality Organization at the engineering, construction, testing, installation and commissioning phases to assure that the applicable quality standards are consistently achieved.
- Follow-up and tracking of the Correctives Action Requests (CARs) and Non Conformance Reports (NCRs).
- Arrange and manage Package QC Activities at CONTRACTOR supplier sites, overseeing Execution CONTRACTOR QA and QC activity and performing direct interventions where received. Ensure that Package QC coverage is sufficient and that the Inspectors are of the required discipline, experience and capability.
- Review Inspectors deliverables, analyse and resolve issues and problems emerging during the quality control activity.
- Review, comment and approve CONTRACTOR QA/QC Documentation/Dossiers for correctness and conformity prior to a structured handover to commissioning team.
- Perform periodic Quality Management System Audit or Process Audit of CONTRACTOR and Key Suppliers.
- Participate in CONTRACTOR investigations of significant Quality failures and offshore/installation failures
- Lead regular (quarterly or bi-annual) Quality reviews with CONTRACTOR to review quality KPI’S, quality improvement efforts, quality issues/failures, NCR trends etc.
- Provide weekly & monthly status reports to Package Manager and Project QA/QC Manager on quality activities, Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Corrective Actions including Notes/Findings from any Verification Activities (procedures review, shop visits, etc…)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualification: Education to BSc/HND or COMPANY approved equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, or 15 years experience.

Professional Experience (number of years): Minimum 10 years of experience associated with Quality Management in Quality Assurance and Quality Control, coordination of Quality activities within the Construction in the Oil and Gas Industry. Minimum 5 years experience in all aspects of Equipments Qualifications, Failure Analysis and practical knowledge of applicable codes and standards such as ISO, API, ASTM and ASME. Welding and NDE knowledge / Certificate would be an added advantage.
Vocational qualifications: Lead Assessors Course.
The ability to communicate well at all levels within the COMPANY and to demonstrate leadership. In addition, the candidate must possess very good planning, presentation, negotiations and organizational skills.
Fluent English (spoken & written), French is a plus.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Others Requirements:
A familiarity with General Specifications (GS) and International codes/standards.
Confident in Contract Management.
Be skilled in using computer programs for word processing, database management, spreadsheets and e-mail communications.
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