Senior Quality Engineer

Aberdeen, Scotland
17 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Adele Blaikie
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Worley are currently recruiting for a Senior Quality Engineer to join our Oil and Gas project delivery operation based in Aberdeen for a permanent contract

You will join the Quality Department which aims to add value to both the business and the client base. Quality provides the necessary skills that assures and controls both the internal business management system and client contracts and projects. Our Quality assurance processes provide confidence that the various functions are following the Worley procedures as required by certification such as ISO 9001:2008, through a rigorous and systematic audit programme demonstrating, continual improvement, and proactive interventions.

Key Aims & Objectives

  • Perform Project-specific QMS activities as detailed in the Project Quality Plan, and as defined and instructed by the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer.
  • Take ownership of, and successfully complete, Quality Development Plans in a timely manner.
  • Promotes a positive Quality Culture through the working environment.
  • Pro-actively supports the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer to achieve Quality deliverables.

Prime Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist Project process owners in Quality Management - data collating/analysis/trending reporting (as necessary).
  • Assist in the close-out of Quality Risks in accordance with the Risk Management System.
  • Assist Project process owners in establishing their delivery process and procedures.
  • Liaise with Third-Party inspection bodies upon request from the Project Quality Manager/ Lead Quality Engineer.
  • Monitor compliance with Industry related regulatory codes and standards
  • Participates in the internal audit schedule, preparing, reporting and closing out audit reports and actions resulting from the audit.
  • Provide input and support the Supplier/Subcontractor evaluation processes and monitor
  • Supplier/Subcontractor performance.
  • Prepares, reports and Leads external audit activities.
  • Follows up with actions resulting from external audits with a view to fast tracking closure of non-conformances.
  • Drive close-out of non-conformances listed on action tracker, identify trends or overdue actions and report updates to the Project Quality Manager / Lead Quality Engineer when requested.
  • Participates in root cause investigation of customer non-conformance upon request by the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer.
  • Recommend improvements to invert negative trends impacting the project to Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer.
  • Participates in project meetings as required.
  • Maintain Project information on the company's SharePoint Portal as required
  • Liaises with Project team members to facilitate fast track closure of product / service non-conformance.
  • Completes quality professional assignments agreed by the Line Manager to support career development.
  • Complete Assigned CQI modules (if necessary) as defined in the Personnel Development Review.
  • To report promptly to the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer all matters related to Project QMS.
  • Ensure that all necessary Quality records are identified, controlled and retained in accordance with project, client and regulatory requirements.
  • To participate (as necessary) in activities relating to Project QMS Improvement Initiatives.
  • Undertake (as necessary) awareness training in the Project QMS procedures and applications.
  • Prepare and present QMS power point presentations upon request.
  • Lead Project Progressive Learning workshops as requested by the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer.
  • Provide QMS performance data as requested by the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer for reporting purposes.
  • Support / promote Quality initiatives implemented to achieve Project deliverables.
  • Pro-actively identify and report potential non-conformances in order to prevent their occurrence.
  • Provide QMS performance data as requested by the Project Quality Manager/Lead Quality Engineer for reporting purposes.
  • Participate in Cost of Poor Quality (CoPQ) initiatives to identify improvement opportunities.




  • Degree/HND/HNC (or equivalent).


  • Member/Associate of Chartered Quality Institute
  • Internal Auditor


  • Lead Auditor



  • QMS experience, preferably in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Experience in PED, ATEX, CE Marking, ASME/API
  • Experience of process and system auditing, preferably in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Good knowledge of management systems including ISO 9001, and its application to Contracts/Projects.
  • Completed recognised IRCA Internal QMS auditor.
  • Held/holding a Quality Engineer position.
  • Mentor/support for quality engineer and trainees.


  • Experience in the Oil and Gas (or similar industry) and has one years' supervisory experience or undertaken training of a supervisory or management nature.
  • Completed Personnel Development Plan and CQI modules, Quality Management Diploma.
  • Completed recognised IRCA Lead Assessor course.

Personal Qualities, Aptitudes and Skills

  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within a Project team.

Core Competencies


  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Working with others and in teams.


  • Computer literate (MS Office components)
  • Ability to use action tracking applications / database.

Project Specific:

  • Expertise in the management of a Quality Management System.
  • Experienced in the planning, executing and reporting of process and system audits.
  • Good working knowledge of management systems and their application to projects.
  • Understanding and experience of working with applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Good working knowledge of Industry related EU regulations e.g. ATEX, PED.

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