QA/QC Manager - Congo in Pointe-Noire, Congo at Naurex Group

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Starting: ASAP
  • Location : Congo
  • Status: ROT 105/15 (negotiable)

Job dimension

The QA/QC Manager is responsible for ensuring that the quality management system (QMS) is fully implemented in an organized and efficient manner. The QA/QC Manager is responsible for delegating and assigning tasks to QA/QC Supervisors and working closely with related engineering, construction, fabrication, and repair departments.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and oversee project quality to ensure compliance to codes, standards, regulations, equipment specific specifications, and QMS requirements (international and Client's requirement).
  • Advancing quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization.
  • Managing the development and implementation of the QMS for planning, fabrication, inspection, documentation, and operations activities including:
  • Planning duties within the QA/QC staff and related work schedules;
  • Establishing service standards for end users (i.e., internal department or external customer);
  • Identifying and developing QA/QC personnel certification requirements and continuing education/training needs;
  • Providing leadership, mentorship, and direction of all QA/QC personnel.
  • Develop weekly and monthly report, including quality KPI analysis and indicators
  • Taking full responsibility for hold-point releases once all QMS functions have been completed and the equipment is ready to go into the next work stage.
  • Developing and implementing risk-based inspection (RBI) activities and processes, using API 580 and other similar programs to develop internal standard practices.
  • Managing plant integrity through a failure analysis reporting system and following up on recommendations.
  • Oversee supervision of all visual inspections and NDE, including 3rd party subcontractors.
  • Managing inspection, NDE, and testing plans for new construction, repair work, and alterations.
  • Identify and develop solutions to correct inspection function deficiencies.
  • Manage construction processes, plant equipment, inspection and NDE personnel certification and QMS internal audits.
  • Manage audits to vendor, subcontractor, external audits.

Required profile

  • Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with all internal organization departments, suppliers, subcontractors, and regulatory authorities.
  • Strong coordination and organization skills, with strict emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • 5+ years working experience and knowledge as a professional quality manager or deputy quality manager, although a piping and structural steel and E/I disciplines background will be an added benefit.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in understanding and performing quality inspections on pressure equipment in a plant or a fabrication/repair organization.
  • Advance knowledge of qualifying ASME WPS and welder/welding operator qualifications, including local regulation requirements.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including advanced knowledge of AWS A3.0 Welding Terms and Definitions.
  • Advanced knowledge of welding inspection and related NDE methods (MT, PT, UT, and RT), including ASME Sec. V requirements.
  • Advanced AWS D1.1 knowledge.
  • Advanced knowledge of project specific documentation related to new equipment turnover for installation, inspection, testing, repairs, and alterations.
  • Advanced knowledge of safety programs.
  • Supervision of safe storage and verification of all project related documentation, both paper documents and electronic files.
  • Experience with managing field engineering, inspection, and NDE related to all QA/QC functions.
  • Experience in project planning, execution (construction realities), management, and communication with all engineering groups.
  • Experience in shutdown planning and execution.
  • Ability to develop and manage non-conformance, deficiencies, and reporting programs, including root cause analysis.
  • Experience in developing and monitoring of project QA/QC budgets.
  • Ability to ensure correct codes, standards, job specifications, project procedures, federal and provincial regulations are properly identified, correctly specified in detail, and met or exceeded.
  • Experience with the creation and administration of inspection planning, weld/welder tracking, construction and test and reporting programs.
  • Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines and under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.


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