• Senior Quality Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(28/11/2019 11:39)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.



    What will I be doing?

    The Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the specific QA/QC/LTR requirements are identified, implemented and maintained concurrent with the project life cycle. In addition, the Senior Quality Engineer will be responsible for assisting in all day-to-day aspects of the Quality resourcing within specific streams on behalf of a Project with regard to budget, resource availability and allocation of resources to specific work packages.


    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Lead the establishment and ongoing development of project quality management programmes, ensuring that project learning is captured within the management system and processes.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of project off-site and site QA/QC LTR strategy (what, how, who, when and where) in accordance with the relevant standards and specifications.
    • Contribute to the development of the Project audit management programme, and lead project internal audits and external audits of vendors and contractors.
    • Report Supply Chain audit performance, communicating key audit findings and trends
    • Liaise with customer and the Costain QA/QC management in order to identify and co-ordinate the QA/QC support necessary to meet quality audit and certification requirements / expectations of a project
    • Establish QA/QC approval networks
    • Ensure that all project off-site and site LTRs are generated and verified in accordance with relevant technical specifications and in line with relevant project specific procedures
    • Ensure that any punch lists (where relevant) are appropriately completed and verified in line with procedure
    • Lead investigation of product quality or process failures and make recommendations for corrective and preventive actions.
    • Deliver QA/QC requirements/expectations to off-site contractors, reinforce client and Costain expectations during quality meetings and briefings
    • Carry out product or works inspection where approved as SQEP  
    • Support contractors in development of their QA/QC management systems, offering best practice from other areas
    • Measure and evaluate site and off-site contractor performance by scoring them against established status of Quality KPIs
    • Ensure that QA/QC Key Performance Indicators are generated monthly

    About you

    You will have a passion for quality, with experience of managing Quality on in the Nuclear projects

    CQI member to charter level preferred.


    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme. 


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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