Quality Lead

Quality Lead

Job Title: Quality Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 895925_1559317903
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2019 16:51

Job Description

My client is looking for multiple Quality Leads/ Managers from highly-regulated backgrounds to join their Nuclear New Build team, either on permanent or contract basis in their Bristol office. As the nature of the work is niche, they don't require you to hold Nuclear experience, just to have an interest in the Nuclear industry and an interest in being a key part of the next generation of Nuclear.

You'll be part of an engineering consultancy who work on world-renowned Nuclear typically encompass the complete design life cycle from enquiry through to commissioning and handover of the final project requirements; many involving new and novel solutions to today's engineering problems.


*Delivering the day-to-day quality management activities requested by the Project Managers, in-line with the general directions given by the Quality Delivery Manager, the Project and Programme objectives, and in accordance with the applicable Project procedural arrangements, Project needs and agreed personal objectives;
*Implement the QEP within their Programme to plan and record the reviews and checks they undertake to provide quality oversight and assurance that quality is delivered by the supply chain and the MDT, efficiently and in accordance with specified requirements;
*Support the production and application of the Programme Quality Delivery Arrangements Plan.
*Identifying the need for Programme-specific quality arrangements and tools in addition to the HPC Project standard quality arrangements and supporting their development and implementation with contractors and across the MDTs;
*Reviewing and accepting CQAPs provided by the supply chain and ensuring their controlled availability;
*Reviewing ITPs submitted by the suppliers, checking that they are fit for purpose from a quality perspective and have been correctly distributed to the relevant internal parties for review and mark-up of the activities they wish to witness;
*reviewing the correct implementation of the Review & Accept Project Deliverables process, ITPs and QRC through checks on EPFM, on-going communication with the entities responsible for surveillance activities and, on a case-by-case basis, oversight of such surveillance in the locations where it is executed;
Reviewing manufacturing / site surveillance programmes / plans documented by the responsible entities to ensure that a satisfactory approach is adopted that is relevant to cover the risks identified;
*Supporting the agreement of surveillance strategies with expert functions for items not covered by standard surveillance programmes;
*Supporting the determination and application of strategies for the progressive provision of Life Time Quality Records (LTQR) by contractors;
*Support the review and acceptance of End of Manufacturing Reports (EOMR), End of Construction Status Reports (ECSR) and End of Erection Status Reports (EESR).
*Supporting the monitoring of the management of non-conformances by the subject matter experts;
*Responsible for Process and Preventative NCRs including providing categorisation and trend analysis by root cause, and providing oversight of their resolution and subsequent implementation of lessons learned;
*Posting learning reports on the NNB HPC Project learning system to identify areas for improvement;
*Recommending to QDM the raising of Supplier Audit Requests (SAR) to the Quality Audit team where quality risks are identified within the supply chain that require an independent oversight;
*Supporting Quality Auditors in the prompt resolution of audit findings within the supply chain and the MDT;
*Providing quality management induction to new members of their Programme MDTs at the time of their on-boarding and maintaining an up to date awareness of quality requirements across the supply chain and the MDT, at the request of the QDM.

Skills and experience required:

*Significant experience in delivering major projects, preferably in the nuclear power sector, with significant focus on project quality, and with a specific engineering discipline expert knowledge.
*The ability to define efficient and effective quality systems from first principles and influenced by best practice.
*Strong awareness of working in an international quality environment.
*Significant experience in ensuring compliance with National and International standards such as GS-R-3, ISO 9001, I), ISO19443
*The ability to influence the Quality aspects of complex contractor and subcontractor supplier relationships nationally and internationally.
*Should have major project experience, preferably having project management qualification
*Should possess a recognised Quality qualification and accreditation.
*Should have competence, knowledge & experience gained from a specific engineering discipline, preferably qualified to HND level as a minimum.

Quality Lead
Base: Bristol
Salary: £60,000 - 65,000 + benefits

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is available as either on permanent or contract basis.

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