May 10, 2023


Our Client is looking to recruit an experienced Quality Manager to support an upcoming project at Hinkley Point.

The Role

The primary responsibility is to manage all aspects of Quality on the assigned major project including supervising assigned quality personnel, overseeing the preparation and implementation of the Project Quality Plan, ITP’s processes and procedures, acting as primary liaison to client on all quality related issues and responsible for ensuring sufficient training is conducted for project personnel on the companies Quality Management System and project specific procedures and those of our client. A manager who will lead Nuclear Safety Culture within the project and promote the company core values. Engage in the efficient development of project documentation and ensure timely completions.


Main Activities

Behavioural Competencies

Qualifications & Experience Requirements 

Ensuring there are documented Management Systems and Control Procedures for all relevant activities within the department(s).

Prepare and implement quality Plan and Inspection and Test Plans for the items of equipment being installed.

Day to day planning and operation of Quality Site system as defined in the company quality manual.

Ensuring compliance audits of product and processes are maintained.

Ensure adequate QA resources are available to support the Project requirements.

Ensure that all Site QA department personnel are experienced or trained to perform their jobs effectively and manage the QA departmental budget and other administrative functions to provide an efficient operation that is cost effective and integrated.

Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff, visitors, clients and general public. Support a safe compliant working culture.

Ensure that updates to specifications and changes to scope are incorporated within the Quality systems, ITP’s, procedures and final documentation.

Develop and administer audit schedule.

Lead and promote Nuclear Safety Culture and company values within the Project Team and supply chain members.

Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance. Report progress of the objectives to the Project Management team.

Review product and process non-conformance and conduct Root Cause Analise to recommend remedial actions including but not limited to modifications of processes, products or QA standards where warranted.

Identifying & reporting of improvements at site.

Collation of quality costs.

Ensure welding is compliant with the requirements of ISO 3834-2

Final review of completed quality plans / ITP’s at contract close out.

The compilation Review & Final handover of data dossiers / LTQR.

The final release of finished products / equipment.

Assist the company with accreditation to ISO 19443:2018

Manage client / owner feedback and perform root cause analysis to resolve any issues and identify business improvement opportunities.

Engage in Project close-out and lessons learned sessions and provide a final project report on the QA performance.

Give health and safety the highest priority – lead by example

Anticipate and prevent potential problems.

Systematically deal with and facilitate resolutions to problems that do occur.

Manage operations – set expectations and follow-up to ensure that they have been met.

Communicate what needs to be done – take the time to explain why.

Communicate professionally and effectively with the client, owner and their representatives, whilst developing and maintaining a good long lasting working relationship.

Monitor progress – take action to improve, if necessary.

Monitor performance – encourage good performance and practices, discipline and discourage bad.

Realise and develop subordinate’s behaviours based on the appropriate models.

Review the workload and the resource levels of the department. Ensure commitments are met and keep Managing and Engineering Directors informed if progress deviates from commitments previously agreed.

Ability to communicate effectively within a team

Take responsibility and accountability for their own actions

Demonstrates commitment to always working safely

Flexibility to comply with company and client requirements

Adaptable in utilising skills outside of core discipline

Ability to work with other team members / disciplines and in a multi – cultural environment

Desire for self-development; to learn and develop within the role and develop others when required.

Use of initiative/ be proactive to problem solve or work without direct supervision.

Behaves in an honest, fair and ethical manner.

Efficient in Microsoft Office

Ability to Lead, control and motivate a team

Ability to delegate tasks within your team

Strong organisational, planning and time management

HNC/HND, CSWIP 3.2 or Equivalent Personnel Certification in Non-Destructive Testing

IOSH Leading Safety preferred or alternative

Lead Auditor Accredited

5 years previous relative experience within the Oil, Gas, Power or Nuclear Industry

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Project Specifics

The position will be based onsite from 2023 to 2026, with the initial potential to work from our Pembroke Office or from Home on a Friday through until October 2023. 

This role will report into the Project Director and sits within the QA function overseen by the Company’s Quality Manager. 

Working Hours: 45 hours basic per week. The hours of work will change circa October 2023. 

Duration: ASAP through until 2026 

Rate of Pay:  Staff Position-Depending on experience, this will be discussed with each applicant. 

Must be eligible to work in the U.K and subject to acceptance/ approval of the BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standard) Application and DBS Security Clearance (Disclosure & Barring Service Check). 

Contact Name
Daniel Hanafin
Employment Type
55,000 - 60,000
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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