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Quality Engineer


Balfour Beatty
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Quality Engineering Jobs
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Quality Engineer


Job number: BBV00285

Company/Division: HS2

Career area: Risk Audit Quality

Country: UK


Location:

UK, West Midlands, Birmingham


Contract type:

Permanent

Apply Now

About the role

We are currently looking to recruit multiple Quality Engineers to support the Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture for the HS2 project in Birmingham. The Quality Engineer will implement the BBV Way quality management system, which governs how BBV plan, manage and discharges its assurance obligations

The joint venture will deliver a world class railway in accordance with customer and stakeholder requirements and commitments, including verification activities to demonstrate compliance.

What you'll be doing

* Implement the BBV Way quality management system, which governs how BBV plan, manage and discharges its assurance obligations
* Advise on the preparation of project quality documents and ensure these documents are prepared by competent people and that they are reviewed and revised as necessary e.g. ITPs
* 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
* Maintaining a close working relationship with project team to ensure the incorporation of buildability and maintainability, whole life value, sustainability and safety requirements in design, construction, operations and maintenance
* Establishing a "right first time culture to design development, planning, and construction of the works and developing a collaborative and progressive approach to assurance

Who we're looking for

* Experience of Major Civil Engineering projects, preferably tunnelling.
* Knowledge and experience of working to UK and international standards and codes of practice
* 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.
* Confident in working with Senior Management and able to challenge existing ways of working to support business improvement
* 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

Person Specification

* Qualified to Diploma level/Degree level or similar 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.
* Experience in managing quality and assurance in a complex multi-disciplinary environment
* Relevant Construction Industry experience
* CSCS Card Holder
* Competent user of modern office computer systems e.g. Microsoft Office

Why work for us

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

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2s 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 in the area to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 through the West Midlands area and are looking for a wide range of experts to join the team and support this unique, ground breaking project.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

You could help us build that civil infrastructure:

* 42 viaducts totalling over 11km, 66 over-bridges;
* More than 35 cuttings reaching over 30km;
* 56 culverts and other under-bridges;
* 66 embankments reaching over 33km;
* Building four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and over-bridge structures.

About us

Balfour Beatty Vinci is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond. In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered a number of key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure. Our partnership - between two of the world's largest construction companies - creates unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

Apply Now
Quality Engineer


Job number: BBV00285

Company/Division: HS2

Career area: Risk Audit Quality

Country: UK


Location:

UK, West Midlands, Birmingham


Contract type:

Permanent

Apply Now

About the role

We are currently looking to recruit multiple Quality Engineers to support the Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture for the HS2 project in Birmingham. The Quality Engineer will implement the BBV Way quality management system, which governs how BBV plan, manage and discharges its assurance obligations

The joint venture will deliver a world class railway in accordance with customer and stakeholder requirements and commitments, including verification activities to demonstrate compliance.

What you'll be doing

* Implement the BBV Way quality management system, which governs how BBV plan, manage and discharges its assurance obligations
* Advise on the preparation of project quality documents and ensure these documents are prepared by competent people and that they are reviewed and revised as necessary e.g. ITPs
* 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
* Maintaining a close working relationship with project team to ensure the incorporation of buildability and maintainability, whole life value, sustainability and safety requirements in design, construction, operations and maintenance
* Establishing a "right first time culture to design development, planning, and construction of the works and developing a collaborative and progressive approach to assurance

Who we're looking for

* Experience of Major Civil Engineering projects, preferably tunnelling.
* Knowledge and experience of working to UK and international standards and codes of practice
* 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.
* Confident in working with Senior Management and able to challenge existing ways of working to support business improvement
* 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

Person Specification

* Qualified to Diploma level/Degree level or similar 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.
* Experience in managing quality and assurance in a complex multi-disciplinary environment
* Relevant Construction Industry experience
* CSCS Card Holder
* Competent user of modern office computer systems e.g. Microsoft Office

Why work for us

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

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2s 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 in the area to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 through the West Midlands area and are looking for a wide range of experts to join the team and support this unique, ground breaking project.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

You could help us build that civil infrastructure:

* 42 viaducts totalling over 11km, 66 over-bridges;
* More than 35 cuttings reaching over 30km;
* 56 culverts and other under-bridges;
* 66 embankments reaching over 33km;
* Building four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and over-bridge structures.

About us

Balfour Beatty Vinci is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond. In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered a number of key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure. Our partnership - between two of the world's largest construction companies - creates unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

Apply Now
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