Lead Quality Engineer


    Wood Group PSN are the largest provider of brownfield services to the oil and gas industry. Our global network of over 29 000 people in more than 35 countries offers high integrity services that optimise the performance of facilities, maintain production, reduce operating costs, ensure asset integrity and extend the operating life of fields. To join our team visit https://jobs.woodgroup.com/ Wood Group PSN came into being in April 2011. It brings together the Production Facilities part of engineering giant, Wood Group, with leading independent brownfield contractor, Production Services Network. We have a shared heritage of pioneering many aspects of the North Sea industry and being global leaders in developing local talent. We are structured as a network to ensure the most flexible approach to meeting our customers’ needs and to allow maximum engagement for all our employees. Our aim is to be the best production services business in the world. To achieve this, we put our Core Values at the centre of all that we do.


    Brief Posting Description

    • This is a Home Office position based in Abu Dhabi. Normal working time will be 45 hours per week (9 hours per day).
    • The project is the EPC phase of a new Oil & Gas facility to be constructed in-country.


    Detailed Description

    • To promote safe behaviour at all times.
    • To develop the project Quality Assurance plan and procedures for the project.
    • To ensure that project documentation complies with the Client’s policies and procedures.
    • To provide specialist input to inspection and testing activities, non-conformance reports, etc.
    • To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs
    • To implement and monitor the project specific Quality Assurance Objectivities.
    • To specify Quality requirements in Engineering and Procurement documentation.
    • To co-ordinate with all internal disciplines during all stages of project for implementation of Quality Assurance procedures.
    • To Control Non-Conformance by detecting, reporting and follow-up corrective actions to achieve close out in a timely manner.
    • To recommend improvements to systems and processes to Client.
    • To participate as QA representative in weekly meetings.
    • To be a safety leader.
    • To perform Quality Assurance Audits at regular intervals throughout the project lifecycle to ensure continued compliance with project Quality Systems.
    • To participate in audits of Suppliers Quality Control systems as required

    Job Requirements

    • Strong commitment to safety
    • Highly motivated and self reliant
    • Confident and assertive
    • Problem solver
    • Open thinker and innovator
    • Good communicator with a willingness to share knowledge and support others
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Must be willing to make occasional visits to Kurdistan
    • Sound supervisory and organisational skills
    • Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills
    • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements
    • Fluent in both spoken and written English language.
    • Management system expertise
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001:2000 and the fundamentals of quality assurance procedures.
    • Development and implementation of quality plans
    • Familiar with International Quality assurance procedures especially in Oil & Gas Projects.
    • Knowledge and experience of audit and review of management systems
    • Knowledge and experience of procurement quality activities
    • Knowledge and experience of construction and commissioning quality activities
    • Experienced in the conduct and management of inspection activities
    • Thorough awareness of Client, National, and International codes and standards
    • Knowledge of current legislation i.e. PED, ATEX
    • Knowledge of the management of special processes i.e. welding, costing, NDT, etc.
    • Inspection and test planning
    • Thorough knowledge of QC certification and documentation
    • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
    • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage
    • Relevant Engineering Degree (B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc.)
    • Certified Lead Auditor.
    • Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred