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Lead Quality Engineer

Seascale, Cumbria
£54,800 to £59,403
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Job title: Lead Quality Engineer Job Type: Permanent Start date: As soon as possible subject to clearance Salary/ Pay rate/ Benefits: £54,800 - £59,403 (DOE) Location: Seascale, Cumbria Hours of work: 37 hours Benefits: Generous Bonus Scheme Holiday Allowances Attractive Defined Contribution Pension Scheme Cycle to Work Scheme Sick Pay Group Life Assurance Scheme Role Description: Nuclear Waste Services require an experienced Lead Quality Engineer with experience of working on major projects to provide independent quality support service across Nuclear Waste Services portfolio, by ensuring that the quality of the project, product, records, goods & service and their supporting processes and systems meet standards and specifications in line with stakeholder requirements. Additionally, when required the role holder will be responsible for undertaking all other Quality Assurance activities required to support the rest of the business. The role is matrixed across to the Nuclear Waste Services Project Team, accountable to the Programme & Projects Quality Manager, with day-to-day direction provided by the Programme Delivery Team. Deputy to the Programme & Projects Quality Manager on day-to-day basis in assigned are of accountability One of the primary elements of the role will be to proactively look to introduce system improvements and performance metrics within the project management processes utilising best practice. Whilst the role will be predominantly based at Nuclear Waste Services site offices, the role holder also will be expected to be available to travel to undertake assurance activities at contractor, suppliers, and customer sites. Duties include: Quality Assurance & Control: To support the Programme and Projects Quality Manager in the maintenance, rationalisation and development of the integrated management system whilst ensuring it continues to meet ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001, and all stakeholder requirements. Projects: Ensuring that the arrangements identified in the Project QA/QC Strategy are implemented within the project; typically, this will include the Project Execution Plan, QA/QC Strategy and a suite of project Quality Plans, typically Initiate Project, Concept, Preliminary Design, Detailed Design, Procurement and Quality Control (Supply Chain Management), CDM, Construction, and Commissioning. Populating the supplier Quality Plans and Inspection and Test plans with the appropriate hold witness and review points. Preparing detailed Project Quality Plans and Inspection and Test plans. Carrying out monitoring, witness inspections, test and verifications as identified in the supplier Quality or Inspection and Test Plan. In addition, the nominated Inspection Authority will ensure that the agreed level of Lifetime Quality Records is being generated and verified concurrent with manufacturing, installation or build activities. In accordance with the Quality or Inspection and Test Plan, will witness the final inspections and acceptance of products or items. Raising non-conformance report for products that do not satisfy the specified requirements. Ensuring the collation of individual supplier/contractor quality performance data and reviewing the associated LTR's. Ensuring that the project audit programme is generated, implemented, and delivered covering projects and quality management system audits. Reviewing the Plant Item List and allocating the appropriate Quality Grades to individual items. Preparing the Quality Assurance Requirements Form for LLWR (QARF) document. The QARF identifies the Quality requirements that need to be understood and established for potential tenderer's bidding for LLWR work. Reviewing the QARF's submitted by individual tenderers and score the submissions in accordance with the QARF requirements. Consulting the Supply Chain Knowledge Database, (the LLWR Contract and Commercial database), to review any previous quality performance data. Attending Supplier Opening Up Meetings. Reviewing Supplier tender submissions for suitability in accordance with the associated specifications. General: Maintenance, rationalisation, and development of the integrated management system whilst ensuring it continues to meet ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001. To ensure Product/Project/Goods/Service/Quality, by independent certification, verification, and approval of quality plans for products, projects, goods, services, and suppliers in line with stakeholder requirements. Supplier approval, audit and release inspection of fabricated containers and other items from suppliers. Undertake internal audits of Nuclear Waste Services processes and procedures and participate in regulatory and accreditation bodies' audits and inspections. Undertake audits at suppliers and customer sites. Receipt Inspection of supplied goods and acceptance release in SAP. Information Asset and Records Management assurance activities. To contribute to the business success by demonstrably improving quality in line with Nuclear Waste Service requirements and seeking out opportunities to improve business performance. Essential Skills/Qualifications: Possession of appropriate professional qualification, together with substantive relevant experience of quality audit and assurance in a project delivery and operations environment. Demonstrable experience of leading a team of quality professionals in project environment Demonstrable experience in the provision and implementation of projects portfolio or operational area quality assurance strategy to support effective delivery Lead /Internal Auditor Certification ISO 9001:2015. A proven track record in quality management - systems and product/service delivery. A proven track record in training and delivery of quality improvement tools & techniques Wide knowledge of procedures and methods relevant to the quality field together with full understanding of underlying quality principles, tools, and techniques. Able to communicate clearly and present in a professional, articulate manner. Interested in this position? please click "apply now" We try to respond to all applicants, but sometimes this is not possible due to high volumes of applications; if you have not heard from us within 14 days, regrettably it means you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Company information: This permanent vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Ltd Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start-ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates. Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names. We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants. Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants
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  • Job Reference: 706350060-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rullion Limited
    Rullion Limited
  • Location: Seascale, Cumbria
  • Salary: £54,800 to £59,403
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent