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Project Quality Manager

Company: Wood
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Project Quality Manager with proven experience managing site based initaitives for a field assigment. This position will oversee the management of deployed quality resources across the project. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with project leadership team, Quality Manager- P&I and other relevant stakeholders to deliver results in the areas of management system deployment, assurance, and continuous improvement.

Must have ASME Section I and Section IX qualifications

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.


  • Management of all aspects of quality across the project including the supervision of assigned quality resources
  • Promote Quality across the project including the effective communication and engagement of what quality means and how it adds value
  • Provide functional support to quality team ensuring they are aware of their roles, responsibilities and deliverables. Ensure they are competent and provided with mentoring where required
  • Effective quality planning to ensure the project is resourced and defined quality deliverables are produced in line with agreed timeframes
  • Ensuring direct reports are assessed as being competent for their allocated roles and coaches, mentors and supports the ongoing development of these resources
  • Undertake activities in support of OAQ objectives, as cascaded from BU, and to further cascade to regional projects
    • Promotion and of risk based planning of project assurance schedules
    • Timely provision of data, key risks, trends and themes to Quality Manager- P&I on a monthly basis.
    • Responsible for promotion and embedment of Customer Satisfaction system and feedback processes
    • Input of Quality Data into monthly PMR
      • Ensure the project level assurance program is deployed in line with key project deliverables, including the resourcing of competent personnel to deliver
      • Identification and management of improvement plans to reduce/ eliminate risk identified during assurance activities
        • Ensure ATRAC Wood's Audit management and action tracking system, is effectively deployed across the project
        • Ensure that suitable and sufficient investigation and Root Cause Analysis is applied where applicable
        • Escalates project Quality issues to Quality Manager- P&I for resolution and intervention
        • Supports the drive for standardization of BMS content across the business, maximizing the use of global and business essential consistency processes where applicable

          Skills / Qualifications

          Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
          • Degree/diploma or local equivalent in Quality management, project management or related discipline (essential)
          • Chartered Quality Professional (preferred)
          • Lead Auditor qualification by recognized industry body (essential)
          • Proficient in recognized root cause analysis techniques (preferred)
          • Proficient in the use of continuous improvement tools and techniques
          • Membership of CQI/ASQ Quality organizations, Project Management Institute or equivalent (desirable)
          • 10+ years relevant experience (preferably in associated industry)
          • Comprehensive understanding in industry standards (ISO 9001, ISO 19011 and associated Wood Standards)
          • 3+ years of experience in working with Quality systems, programs, audits and procedures
          • 5+ years in the fabrication and / or manufacturing industries
          • In depth knowledge of ASME and AWS codes - Must have ASME Section I and Section IX qualifications
          • Knowledgeable in ASME inspection process - incoming inspection, material certification and marking requirements and in-process inspection
          • ASME Knowledge in code sections for hydrostatic testing, and be able to generate ASME records (required data reports, shop travelers, etc.)
          • Ability to read and interpret engineering blueprints and verify or add weld symbols and finish callouts
          • Ability to use measurement instruments, including pressure gauges, calipers, micrometers, and weld reinforcement gauges
          • Ability to verify completeness and accuracy of the information recorded
          • Ability to work, schedule and interact with Authorized ASME Inspections and present documents for their review, sign-off, etc
            Personal attributes
            • High level of effective and engaging communication skills in both written and spoken format
            • Excellent planner and organizer
            • Analytical, problems solving skills and systematic thinking
            • Strong ability to influence without direct authority
            • Consistently model and lead on Wood's shared values
            • Work effectively across different cultures and varied business groups and services with a global mind-set
            • Both challenge and support the business to encourage and drive improvement and learning

              Company Overview

              Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

              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.

Keywords: Wood, Lake Charles , Project Quality Manager, Executive , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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