Amec Foster Wheeler plc

About Us

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Lead QA / QC Engineer to join our team in Dubai, UAE

The Quality Lead is responsible for driving the implementation of company quality strategies and campaigns across the delivery teams and EPC contractors, focussing on the effective deployment of the project management system, assurance processes and robust quality metrics.

Ensuring projects deliver a quality service that achieves the requirements of Operations and complies with the relevant international / national codes and standards.

Key Accountabilities :

  • Promotion of both the WOOD & client Core values
  • Develop, maintain & implement Project Quality Plans, Quality Strategies and Objectives
  • Provide Quality oversight of vendors and contractors, ensuring they are aware of their roles and responsibilities
  • Provide quality estimates for QA / QC project deliverables and inspection of procurement packages
  • Regular quality reporting as required
  • Ensure the maintenance, documentation, and deployment of the project management system
  • Ensure implementation of risk-based audit programmes
  • Plan and partake in internal project and vendors / suppliers audits
  • Conduct site quality leadership surveillance visits
  • Provide input to contract quality risk registers
  • Act as focal point for corrective actions by approving new actions and verifying action closure
  • Facilitate root cause analysis of project nonconformities
  • Capture client feedback and monitor resulting improvement actions
  • Ensure the deployment of a robust criticality assessment process throughout projects
  • Verify the inspection level of products / materials
  • Quality input to project lessons learned
  • Ensure the closure of Quality requirements for project close out
  • Review and provide input into technical bid evaluations
  • Review and approve necessary construction contractors, vendors and suppliers’ documentation including ITPs and procedures
  • Conduct review of project technical queries and specification deviation requests
  • Ensure adequate and competent inspection resources are available to the projects
  • Establish contract inspection framework
  • Assist with evaluation of materials suppliers, manufacturers, fabricators and NDE providers
  • Establish appropriate call off arrangements with 3rd party inspection agencies
  • Manage and raise vendors inspection requests and maintain inspection assignment register
  • Prepare inspection packages for inspectors
  • Assign competent, qualified, and appropriately experienced inspectors to inspection assignments
  • Coordinate vendors / suppliers’ product / material inspection activities
  • Provide support to coordinate fabrication activities
  • Review inspection outputs and highlight areas of concern
  • Report non-conformances identified by inspectors
  • Liaise with Discipline Engineers regarding inspection queries, deficiencies & punch list items
  • Facilitate the recall, quarantine and replacement of defective products / materials
  • Support the review of vendor mechanical catalogues & manufacturing records books as required
  • Ensure upload of inspection reports and releases to document management system
  • Regular reporting of inspection status
  • Review and approve 3rd party inspection invoices
  • Liaise with the Client Quality Representative as appropriate
  • Ensure the closure of inspection requirements for project close out

Skills / Qualifications

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 15+ years Oil and Gas experience.
  • Previous Experience in a Lead or management position
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format
  • Analytical, Problems Solving skills and Systematic thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with good initiative and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully interface with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work within multi-cultural and environments

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets.

We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list) : race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.