Quality Assurance Engineer

Antwerp, Belgium Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
22 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Engineering Inc. is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services.

We are led by core values : people are our greatest asset, we are a relationship based company and growth is imperative.

Our culture of care together with our core values form a solid foundation upon which our business is built.

Jacobs currently employs 66.000 people in 250 offices across 30 countries.

For our QUALITY Department in Antwerpen we are looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer who will have the following responsibilities:

  • Involved in several quality improvement projects within the organization
  • Conducts internal quality audits
  • Represents the quality department through frequent communication, training and presentations within the entire organization
  • Drives quality in the organization through preventive actions
  • Shares best practices among projects and teams
  • Supports projects during start-up phase and full life cycle

The responsibilities of a QA engineer assigned to a project are:

  • Consults the Project Manager/Engineer on quality of work; performance of his team members; project procedures and engineering working methods
  • Prepares a part of the Project Execution Plan, the Project Quality Plan, under which the project team can proceed
  • Prepares the project overall Quality report and highlights for Project Manager/Engineer and Client's information
  • Seeks opportunities for continuous improvement through constructive inquiries and challenges
  • Plans the Client Satisfaction Survey(s) and assures that the report is submitted within 5 days after the survey
  • Plans and follows up the project audit plan
  • Plans and attends pass gate reviews
  • Stimulates the Project team on Value Engineering, Value Plus and Sustainability Plus
  • Prepares and issues Value Plus and Sustainability Plus Ideas
  • Assures that the project team is aware of and applies the Jacobs Work Process Maps (JSTEPS & JVEPS)
  • Ensures the correct use of typicals and templates
  • Prepares, investigates and issues Quality Observation Reports and Deviation Requests
  • Follow up and close out of the Performance Improvement Action Plan(s)
  • Prepares and issues Lessons Learned Action Plan
  • Prepares the quality section to be included in the subcontracts, when applicable
  • Assures that Turnover and Field QA/QC engineer is involved early in the project, when applicable
  • Project Management / Engineering experience of at least 5 years or experience as a Quality engineer of at least 5 years
  • Experience in the EPC environment is preferred
  • Thinks in work processes and flowcharts
  • Team player
  • Eager to learn & hands on approach
  • Knowledge of Dutch and English