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QA/QC Manager

Alasab Gen. Transport & Cont. LLC

UAE

Ref: SP053-01

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

AL ASAB Contracting Establishment is one of the leading EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) companies in the Gulf region engaged in Oil and Gas, Civil Contracting, Infrastructure Development, Earthmoving Works. Established in Abu Dhabi in the year 1986, the Company had a turnover in excess of USD 200 Million last year. We are a leading name in Oil and Gas and contracting industry.

Scope of Responsibilities
* Take leadership in managing quality management system.
* Develop and implement project specific quality plans, perform internal and external audits, manage client liaison and supplier quality performance and coordinate completion of all QA/QC activities

Primary Duties
Head Office
* Establish Project Quality team and organization, develop Project Quality Plan, identify key procedures and monitor implementation.
* Preparation of project quality plan with details on quality practices, resources and sequence of activities relevant to a particular contract/project.
* Review /approve Quality Audit schedule for each project encompassing the specific project requirements.
* Preparation of project quality plan with details on quality practices, resources and sequence of activities relevant to a particular contract/project.
* Review /approve Quality Audit schedule for each project encompassing the specific project requirements.
* Appraise vendor's capability to provide suitable product/service.
* Convene pre-inspection meetings and approve inspection and test plan and procedures.
* Ensure proper planning for inspection activities.
* Ensure availability of all necessary documents at inspection release and implement suitable corrective actions.
* Maintain cordial relationship with Client Representative and ensure that client quality requirements are understood, agreed and fulfilled.
* Ensure project KPI's are defined, measured, monitored and actions implemented for any identified gap.
* Monitor and analyze Customer Satisfaction.

Site
* Implement the Closed loop site Quality Management System at site
* Ensure site quality induction and orientation.
* Identify key site procedures & documents and ensure timely preparation.
* Review and implementation of site quality documents like quality control plan / ITPs, process control procedures, formats for recording process results etc. on a timely manner.
* Close coordination with Completions to ensure project documentation and certifications is fully aligned with approved ITPs/ITRs.
* Review and ensure all aspects of the quality system related to the site are audited at least once.
* In case of serious deficiency during the execution of a contract notify the project, manager and initiate an unscheduled audit.
* Coordinate with quality inspections with all the site sub-contractors and vendors to conduct all non-destructive testing on site.
* Ensure proper planning and notification for inspection visits of QC team (planned and unplanned).
* Ensure availability of all necessary documents at inspection release.
* Perform surveillance activities and monitor construction process.
* Maintain cordial relationship with Client Site Representatives and ensure that client quality requirements are understood, agreed and fulfilled.
* Manage and monitor Sub-contractor Site Representatives to ensure that Sub-contractor quality team work efficiently and effectively at site.
* Monitor Subcontractor quality performance and report.
* Schedule meetings to resolve specific interface issues.
* Evaluate new quality/test methods, processes and materials to determine effect on quality plans.
* Coordinate with the customers representative on all quality matters.
* Coordinate and control all inspection/tests.
* Distribute relevant QA/QC documentation to site subcontractors.
* Verify that the quality related site activities are in accordance with the applicable codes and standards
* Participate in the site internal and external site audits.
* Coordinate all the quality site inspections through the site QC Engineers/Inspectors.
* Ensure all quality control documentation is compiled and competed for as-built hand over through the QC turnover engineer.
* Control all non-conformance reports and undertake remedial action Compete site quality control instructions and action remedial responses
* Review the customers specification and undertake relevant training to the site QC inspector.
* Monitor the implementation of the approved site QC Plan.
* Complete and coordinate the approval of the site's QC technical submittals to the customer.
* Coordinate with the site construction manager on all quality issues
* Coordinate and chair the QA/QC site weekly meetings with the projects subcontractor's QC personnel.
* Ensure the safety is adhered to at site.
* Ensure site KPI's are measured, monitored and actions implemented for any identified gap.
* Implement Lessons Learned where relevant at site.
* Analyze quality information (audit results, process / product non-conformities, feedback etc.) and identify corrective and preventive actions.
* Review and approve Daily Surveillance Reports, lead bi-weekly Quality Walkthroughs.
* Reports progress/status related to quality system on a regular basis to project site management and project Quality Manager.
* Manage a team of QA/QC engineers, Co-coordinators, Inspectors and/or Document Controller (QA/QC) as relevant to support the quality activity.
* Align quality resources with business needs and assure effective coverage of the project load.
* Assure all technical documents relative to site quality control are current status.

Quality Assurance HO
* Support Quality Director to ensure Quality policy and objectives are communicated within the organization.
* Support Quality Director for the annual review and updation of Quality Manual.
* Support Quality Director to manage QMS application and its effective implementation across Al- Asab functions and projects, where necessary.
* Support Quality Director to ensure Quality policy and objectives are communicated within the organization.
* Ensure ALASAB Quality KPI's are established and monitored on regular basis.
* Ensure Quality Assurance Procedures and Plans are reviewed and revised suitably.
* Ensure Internal and External Audits are managed as per ISO 9001:2008 requirements and 19011:2011 Guidelines.
* Ensure the effectiveness of corrective actions.
* Support Management Representative to carry out Management Review and timely action close outs.
* Manage Lessons Learned mechanism and ensure its implementation in projects / disciplines.
* Ensure effective implementation of Customer Feedback procedure.
* Ensure that project QA/QC team manages project quality assurance requirements from quality planning, documenting plans and procedures, training and implementation, surveillance and audits, monitoring quality trends, corrective and preventive action, reviews and reports etc.
* Assess quality tools and techniques available in the market including systems and procedures of Clients and competitors for their suitability for adoption as best practices.
* Provide quality assurance support to the project during execution.
* Mentor and develop QA team to the highest professional and performance standards through appropriate training and certification.
* Provide input on performance ratings, career growth potential, salary and other compensation changes, termination and recruitment/hiring of QA Team.
* Ensure QMS Induction and Awareness programs are managed.
* Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as required by the Quality Director.

Requirements

Minimum Job Requirement
* Bachelor of mechanical or metallurgical engineering, or other relevant engineering degree.
* Having a total experience of min.15 years with specific experience as a QA manager for min. 5 years in the Oil & Gas Projects.
* Certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor.
* Having welding knowledge and certification cswip3.1/3.2 or AWS welding senior certs.
* Good command in Project Quality auditing.
* Strong personality and leadership skills.
* Fluent English.

AL ASAB Contracting Establishment is one of the leading EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) companies in the Gulf region engaged in Oil and Gas, Civil Contracting, Infrastructure Development, Earthmoving Works. Established in Abu Dhabi in the year 1986, the Company had a turnover in excess of USD 200 Million last year. We are a leading name in Oil and Gas and contracting industry.

About the Company

Al Asab General Transport & Contracting Establishment (AAGTC) is successfully providing the General Construction activities right from the time of its inception in 1986. Belonging to one of the well known entrepreneur families of UAE, they are the pioneer of business involving diversified activities of General Construction and Transportation with an annual turnover of more than USD 130 Millions.

Al Asab witnessed an exponential growth over the period of two decades. With skilled Qualified/Experienced Technical Staff, Skilled manpower, a substantial array of machinery and other supporting requisites, Today Al Asab is more than equipped to undertake and deliver a project of considerable worth.

Looking ahead in times, we are finding ourselves offering services in prestigious projects of Oil & Gas Field, Projects involving EPC nature like Industrial Buildings construction with heavy foundations, Commercial/Residential building complexes, Nuclear power plant & oil refineries, infrastructure project of Rail and Roads comprising bulk earthworks, civil works with the associated services along with marine works through our joint ventured partners.

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