QA Manager – Aberdeen

  • Permanent
  • Aberdeen

£55-65K DOE with additional benefits.

QA Manager


The QA Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of the QA department.


  • Maintenance of our Quality systems which includes ISO 9001; ISO 14001, ISO 45001; ISO 3824-2; ASME U + U2 Stamp; NBIC ‘R’ Stamp; BS EN 1090 Exe 3; DNV Approved Workshop for Welding; DNV Approved Workshop for Class Pressure Vessels and PED/PE(S)R Module H.
  • Delegating work to QA department team members.
  • Liaise with subcontractors i.e. NDT Technicians and any external testing companies.
  • Responsible for handling all external QA audits for all accreditations.
  • Liaise with clients regarding any QA questions or requirements.
  • Handling all Company NCR’s – internal and external.
  • Liaise with chargehands, foremen and other tradesmen as required.
  • Generation and maintenance of Company KPI’s.
  • Vendor QA Management including completion of audits.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental policies are adhered to.
  • Ensure Quality Systems are maintained by diligent upkeep of:
    • Review of welding requirements for projects.
    • Ensure work is allocated to qualified personnel.
    • Issue and use of work instructions.
    • Any supplementary requirements in the material purchasing specifications, including the type of inspection document for the material.
  • Liaise with Welding Engineer and Welding Inspector regarding all welding requirements.
  • Ensure client purchase order and drawing requirements are fully met.
  • Oversee the following tasks:
    • final checking of QA Packages.
    • updating of welder qualifications.
    • maintenance of calibration records.
  • Ensure that procedures for risk assessments, safety audits and inspections are implemented.
  • Conduct/arrange job specific training for employees.
  • Ensure that procedures for safe plant and equipment are implemented, and act as the contact for reporting unsafe plant and equipment.
  • Assist in accident investigations.
  • Reporting malpractice or infringement to company rules.
  • Spotting areas of deficiencies in Company working practices and suggesting improvements.
  • Ensure you work safely and you are not endangering yourself, those around you or the environment.
  • Ensuring client requirements are met.

Candidate Requirements

  • Engineering trade background or engineering degree. (essential)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in general engineering, marine and/or oil industry. (essential)
  • Familiarity with grades of steel and other metals used in oil industry. (beneficial)
  • Working knowledge of all relevant ISO’s. (beneficial)
  • Understanding of Pressure Equipment Directive (PED). (beneficial)
  • Working knowledge of Quality Assurance systems. (beneficial)
  • Familiarity with Classification Society rules – Lloyds, DNV and ABS. (beneficial)
  • Working knowledge of ASME + API. (beneficial)


On offer for this position is a salary of £55-65K with additional benefits.

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