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Quality Engineer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Rail Engineering

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  • Salary:

    c£500/day Umbrella WFH / CV47

  • Contact:

    Michael Kelly

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    Long Term

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​Quality Engineer - WFH / Midlands (CV47) - 12 months - Rate c£500/day umbrella.

Key words / skills: Quality Engineer, HS2, Railway, Civil, Nuclear, CSCS, ISO9001, Rail Systems, Enabling Works, Network Rail, Lean, Six Sigma.


Wilde Recruitment Ltd is working along side Balfour Beatty in order to recruit 2 Quality Engineers to work on long term projects in CV47 postcode areas. WFH / CV47 (2days remote)

As a Quality Engineer your role will involve;

To support the Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture, working on HS2 deliver a world class railway in accordance with customer and stakeholder requirements and commitments, including verification activities to demonstrate compliance.

To support the co-ordination, submission, compliance and management of all assurance activities and the resolution of assurance related issues.

To ensure implementation BBV procedures to provide evidence of “self-assurance” including submissions from the supply chain and establishing test and inspection plans for delivery of the works.

To support the Construction teams, coordinate with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others throughout the design and construction of the works.

Implement the BBV Way quality management system, which governs how BBV plan, manage and discharges its assurance obligations.

Advise on the preparation of project quality documents and ensure these documents are prepared by competent people and that they are reviewed and revised as necessary e.g. IPTs.

Utilise systems and processes for the management and control of site information, data, design and construction related documentation and records.

Review subcontractors and other supplier’s assurance and provide guidance and training to construction team to deliver this approach.

Reviewing the quality procedures of sub-contractors and suppliers and when necessary, undertaking audits of their Quality Management Systems.

Working with design teams to ensure the coordination of interfaces with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others.

Supporting the construction teams establish test and inspection plans for review and acceptance prior to construction activities being undertaken.

Maintaining a close working relationship with project team to ensure the incorporation of buildability and maintainability, whole life value, sustainability and safety requirements in design, construction, operations and maintenance.

Establishing a "right first time” culture to design development, planning, and construction of the works and developing a collaborative and progressive approach to assurance.

Regularly audit the project against the defined quality and assurance arrangements, including field auditing of production teams. Report on the results of surveillance and audit.

Report against quality performance KPIs. Analysing their results and reporting causes of failure to project management.

Manage the non-conformance process and communicate lessons learned.

Contributing to the continued improvement of quality performance through performance review and identification of appropriate training/coaching.

Support and develop quality engineers.

Demonstrate the BBV behaviours.

Collaborate relentlessly.

Ensure a relentless focus on Health & Safety.

The following qualities/ experience are essential:

Experience of Major Civil Engineering projects, preferably tunnelling.

Extensive experience of construction in the UK Nuclear sector.

Knowledge and experience of working to UK and international standards and codes of practice for the UK Nuclear sector.

Quality subject matter expertise and proven track record in Quality Management

Preferably with experience of working in a construction environment, with Mechanical, Civil and electrical knowledge.

Confident in working with Senior Management and able to challenge existing ways of working to support business improvement.

Build strong relationships with delivery teams and project managers.

Training and facilitation skills and experience.

A formal qualification in Quality Management e.g. Diploma in Quality Management (UK Chartered Quality Institute, British Standards Institute or equivalent).

Preferably trained ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and/or Internal Auditor.

Either a CQI Member or working towards membership.

Working knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma.

Previous experience of managing a team.

Competent user of modern office computer systems e.g. Microsoft Office.

CSCS Card Holder.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: Mike Kelly

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.