• Senior Quality Advisor

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Quality Assurance
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
    Oil & Gas
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking for a Senior Quality Advisor to strengthen our team in Dubai.  This position will involve occassional travel to Basra in Iraq.


    • To ensure that Wood, deliver a quality service that achieves the requirements of the client and complies with the relevant international/national codes and standards
    • Ensure that the Wood management system is adhered to and that all services and products are procured and inspected in compliance with client, industry and Wood requirements
    • Mentor and coach colleagues on all aspects of quality in relevant business area to support a quality culture with relentless focus on excellence
    • Engages with all levels of relevant business and client organisation
    • Manage a programme of management system inductions for the project
    • Promote the awareness of quality and concepts, promoting the review and challenge of working practices and methods to enhance performance
    • Mentors and develops junior colleagues
    • Ensure that planned project, vendor and subcontractor and internal quality audits are executed in accordance with the audit and review programme
    • Participate in local management reviews
    • Assist in the maintenance, documentation and deployment of the WOOD quality management system Ensure compliance of the WOOD management system with current and new legislation
    • Supports Management review and prepares relevant data inputs
    • Develop and execute contract quality programmes in accordance with Contract and/or Projects Execution Plan arrangements
    • Supports the development of Audit schedules
    • Executes audits in accordance with approved audit schedules
    • Effectively using and maintaining the Wood CAPA database (IMPact)
    • Uses continuous improvement tools to support and facilitate waste reduction in relevant business area
    • Works across functions to identify continuous improvement/waste reduction opportunities
    • Facilitates incident investigations
    • Attend project kick off meetings as required to provide quality support and advice according to QA/QC deliverables
    • Review and approve product/material requisitions and validate quality control and certification requirements
    • Assign and coordinate product/material inspection activities in accordance to the specifications set out in purchase orders, datasheets, drawings and client specifications/ requirements, Inspection & Test plans
    • Coordinate third party vendor inspection visits, review and distribution of inspection reports
    • Review and validation of quality control activities to verify product/service meets stipulated requirements
    • Interface with appointed independent verification authority as required
    • Facilitate and participate in the recall of defective materials/product to ensure quarantine and replacement as required

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Diploma in Quality or relevant disciplines
    • Membership of CQI or country specific industry body
    • Quality Auditor Qualification by recognised industry body
    • 10+ years relevant experience in the Oil and Gas industries
    • Good planning and organisational skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format
    • Analytical, Problems Solving skills and Systematic thinking

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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