Quality Specialist - Welding

Job Title: Quality Specialist - Welding
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Italy, Italy
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-27
Reference: BH-103241
Contact Name: Dawn Gagon
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 12:18

Job Description

NES is seeking a Quality Welding specialist 

Residential role: Italy
Accommodation: Provided 
Flights: Provided

This role is only open to candidates holding an EU passport. If you are not eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship then your application will be rejected 

Job Purpose                      
Ensures the effective implementation of the Project and Quality Management Systems (QMS) as applied to the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) activities of project, including oversight of FEED Contractor and providing continuous feedback and advice to the Assurance Manager during execution of work.
Provides specialist technical advice to project team on welding and non-destructive examination (NDE) especially relating to pipelines

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)          
Requires the ability to effectively communicate quality matters at project level and Senior Management.
Communication and coordination across various organization and with Contractors and Vendors in a multi-cultural environment.
Persuasive man-management attributes are essential across all levels of the organization with an ability to establish and maintain open and responsive relationships.
Applies extensive industry-based experience and knowledge to promote and establish existing systems, processes and procedures within a structured quality framework.
Manages the implementation of PMT Quality solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner that compliments safety, cost and schedule.

Safety Health & Environment   
Ensure   all   activities are undertaken in compliance with Company Safety, Health and Environment and Quality policies, regulations and standards.

Key Job Accountabilities

Ensures the implementation of PMT Quality Management (QM) Surveillance Tools
Assures that personnel responsible for the Engineering and Procurement Surveillance Plans comply with the deliverables of the plan as approved with frequent review of findings & metrics as they apply to approved Project Quality Plans.
Provides specialist support and technical leadership for all welding and NDE related activities including specification development, review and approval of Contractors related documentation, development of ITT documentation
Provides input to the checklists when developing and planning assessments and verifications.
Coordinates project-specific Quality Management training and orientation.

Responsible for reviewing FEED Contractor's Quality Plans and Individual Quality Plans or procedures of Vendors/Sub-Vendors as required.
Review and approval of FEED Contractor's schedule(s) for internal and external technical and quality audits and provision of PMT participation.
Schedules and conducts Quality Management audits of PMT to ensure continued compliance to the Project Quality Management System and stewards audit findings to resolution and closure.
Monitors FEED Contractors quality performance in FEED development with contributions to Quality Management surveillance metrics aligned with the approved Project Quality Plan.
Leads and conducts root cause evaluations and/or Quality Investigations as directed by Assurance Manager.
Assesses and evaluates Contractors responses to Deviation Requests, / Corrective Action Request / Non-Compliance Report or Specification Deviation Requests for correctness and completeness.
Coordinates the Quality Management weekly report to the Assurance Manager.

Bachelor degree in Engineering or Science – preferably in Metallurgy or Welding Engineering
Welding Engineer – Certified European Welding Engineer or Certified International Welding Engineer or equivalent 

Knowledge and/or Experience
15 years minimum experience associated with Quality Control and/or Welding Engineering during execution of major projects in oil & gas industry including fabrication and installation of pipelines and offshore assets
Experience of fabrication and construction of CRA Clad pipelines strongly preferred
Experience in radiography and phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT)

Technical and Business Skills    
Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.
Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to influence decisions using presentation, negotiation and facilitation skills.
Ability to manage development and implementation of Projects Managements Systems adapted to Oil & Gas industry.
Ability to interact with senior leaders and shareholders confidently.
Requires strong analytical, organisational and planning skills