Quality Assurance & Control Engineer (Projects)

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Job title Quality Assurance & Control Engineer (Projects)
Ref CBS9JP00004688
Location Sellafield
Region Cumbria
Company Low Level Waste
Salary 30.00-35.00 GBP per hour
Duration 12 Months
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Quality Assurance & Control:

To support the Operations & Projects Quality Manager in the maintenance, rationalisation and development of the integrated management system whilst ensuring it continues to meet ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 and all stakeholder requirements.


Ensuring that the arrangements identified in the Project QA/QC Strategy are implemented within the project; typically this will include the Project Execution Plan, QA/QC Strategy and a suite of project Quality Plans, typically Initiate Project, Concept, Preliminary Design, Detailed Design, Procurement and Quality Control (Supply Chain Management), CDM, Construction, and Commissioning.

Populating the supplier Quality Plans and Inspection and Test plans with the appropriate hold witness and review points.

Preparing detailed Project Quality Plans and Inspection and Test plans.

Carrying out monitoring, witness inspections, test and verifications as identified in the supplier Quality or Inspection and Test Plan.

In addition, the nominated Inspection Authority will ensure that the agreed level of Life Time Quality Records are being generated and verified concurrent with manufacturing, installation or build activities.

In accordance with the Quality or Inspection and Test Plan, will witnessing the final inspections and acceptance of products or items.

Raising non-conformance report for products that do not satisfy the specified requirements.

Ensuring the collation of individual supplier/contractor quality performance data and reviewing the associated LTR’s.

Ensuring that the project audit programme is generated implemented and delivered covering projects and quality management system audits.

Reviewing the Plant Item List and allocating the appropriate Quality Grades to individual items.

Preparing the Quality Assurance Requirements Form for the Company (QARF) document.

The QARF identifies the Quality requirements that need to be understood and established for potential tenderer’s bidding for work.

Reviewing the QARF’s submitted by individual tenderers and score the submissions in accordance with the QARF requirements.

Consulting the Supply Chain Knowledge Database, (the Company Contract and Commercial database), in order to review any previous quality performance data.

Attending Supplier Opening Up Meetings.

Reviewing Supplier tender submissions for suitability in accordance with the associated specifications.

General: Maintenance, rationalisation and development of the integrated management system whilst ensuring it continues to meet ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001.

To ensure Product/Project/Goods/Service/Quality; by independent certification, verification and approval of quality plans for products, projects, goods, services and suppliers in line with stakeholder requirements.

Supplier approval, audit and release inspection of fabricated containers and other items from suppliers.

Undertake internal audits of the company processes and procedures and participate in regulatory and accreditation bodies’ audits and inspections.

Under take audits at suppliers and customer sites.

Receipt Inspection of supplied goods and acceptance release in SAP.

Information Asset and Records Management assurance activities.

To contribute to the business success by demonstrably improving quality in line with company requirements and seeking out opportunities to improve business performance.

To assist in delivering both the Sites and EHS&Q Department’s objectives.

To liaise with stakeholders, where necessary e.g. NDA, LRQA, customers and regulators.

Essential & Desirable Skills


Educated to HNC/HND level in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering.

Experience working in major multi-disciplined Construction/Project environment with Civil/CE&I bias.

Experience working in Quality Assurance & Control, Management Systems & Records Management.

Hold Lead Auditor Certificate and experienced auditor of both internal and external arrangements.

Relevant experience in an industrial environment preferably the nuclear industry.

Engineering/Manufacturing background.

Good communication skills both oral and written and have a demonstrable ability to work with contractors, suppliers, customers, and other stakeholders.

Must be able to work within a team and be flexible.

Good IT skills


Member of the CQI

Knowledge/experience of a Nuclear Site and processes.

Security Cleared and Monitored Worker.

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