About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join our team to work in Birmingham .

Role Purpose:

To support the co-ordination, submission, compliance and management of all assurance activities and the resolution of assurance related issues.

To ensure implementation BBV procedures to provide evidence of self-assurance including submissions from the supply chain and establishing test and inspection plans for delivery of the works.

To support the Construction teams, coordinate with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others throughout the design and construction of the works.

What you’ll be doing

  • Advise on the preparation of project quality documents and ensure these documents are prepared and reviewed/revised as necessary
  • Utilise systems and processes for the management and control of site information, data, design and construction related documentation and records
  • Review subcontractors and other suppliers assurance and provide guidance and training to construction team to deliver this approach
  • Reviewing the quality procedures of sub-contractors and suppliers and when necessary, undertaking audits of their Quality Management Systems
  • Working with design teams to ensure the coordination of interfaces with Statutory Undertakers, Network Rail, Rail Systems contractors, Enabling Works contractors and Others
  • Supporting the construction teams establish test and inspection plans for review and acceptance prior to construction activities being undertaken
  • Regularly audit the project against the defined quality and assurance arrangements, including field auditing of production teams. Report on the results of surveillance and audit
  • Report against quality performance KPIs, investigating their results and reporting causes of failure to project management.
  • Manage the non-conformance process and communicate lessons learned
  • Contributing to the continued improvement of quality performance through performance review and identification of appropriate training/coaching.
  • Who we’re looking for

  • Experience preferred of Major Civil Engineering projects, preferably tunnelling but not essential
  • Experience of construction in the UK Nuclear sector
  • Knowledge and experience of working to UK and international standards and codes of practice for the UK Nuclear sector
  • Quality subject matter expertise and proven track record in Quality Management
  • Preferably with experience of working in a construction environment, with Mechanical, Civil and electrical knowledge
  • Build strong relationships with delivery teams and project managers.
  • Training and facilitation skills and experience
  • A formal qualification in Quality Management e.g. Diploma in Quality Management (UK Chartered Quality Institute, British Standards Institute or equivalent)
  • Preferably trained ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and/or Internal Auditor
  • Either a CQI Member or working towards membership
  • Working knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma
  • CSCS Card Holder
  • Why work for us

    Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

    We are building the West Midlands section of HS2’s Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

    Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all – living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people’s personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

    Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

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