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QA/QC Lead Engineer Job Vacancy

Main Purpose:

Manages Programme & Project QA/QC activities in compliance with relevant standards, MC UK procedures, quality plans and industry best practise.  Perform all QA/QC processes as required by an NEC 4 from of contract. Ensure a ‘right first time’ approach is adopted throughout the Construction phase of the Project.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for communicating and demonstrating a commitment to the implementation of relevant HSE Regulations, standards & best practices within the PUMA project.
  • Responsible for supporting a proactive and collaborative project working environment in line with the companies values and lifesaving rules & behaviours.
  • Develops project governance in relation to Quality Management – including programme/project governance auditing plan and schedule.
  • Prepares for and leads audits against the audit plan with relevant MC UK specialists/discipline Engineers – ensuring consistency of approach and prompt audit reporting,
  • Support the MC UK team in aligning post construction Quality Management within MC UK’s existing Integrated Management system (IMS).
  • Support engagement with external bodies used in the certification of existing Quality Management systems.
  • Execute the roles accountabilities & responsibilities as per the PUMA project RACI.
  • Responsible for reporting on QC/QC activities and auditing performance to project stakeholders and steering groups – including audit non-conformances and action status/tracking.
  • Validate inspection requirements and carry out inspection activities at site, vendors or on receipt at stores
  • Witness / review of testing activities in compliance with Inspection and test plan requirements.
  • Responsible for assigned audits and reports as per the projects audit schedule.
  • Instruct Contractors to search for suspected defects.
  • Inspect equipment and materials as required, before acceptance by MC UK.
  • Notification of Project defects to Contractor and PMO.

Supervisory and Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Supervise other project Quality roles/resources in the delivery of the projects objectives.  

Skills and Knowledge 


  • Degree or NVQ Level 5 in Quality management or related discipline.
  • Lead Auditor qualification by recognised industry body.


  • Formal training in root cause analysis.
  • Project management software (desirable)


  • Good analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • 10 years relevant experience, ideally in a Petro-chemical environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding of industry standards i.e. ISO 9001, ISO 19011.
  • Effective 2-way communicator at all levels.