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Quality Lead

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Anonymous

Calderbank, Lanarkshire United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Lead to join our BB Kilpatrick team to work in Motherwell, Scotland.
About the Role
To provide functional Quality leadership across the respective Delivery Units
To be the Quality expert and provide specialist support of quality skills to support project delivery & group activities.
What You'll be doing
As the Quality Lead, you will have the following responsibilities:
Providing project Quality leadership across the respective Delivery Units and roll out of the BBK quality strategies;
Support the Quality policy;
Support and drive the BB Defect Free Delivery Programme across the business;
Completion of Tender submissions with Quality input;
Support the implementation and management of Process Controls (Short Interval Controls);
Planning, executing, reporting and supporting of internal and external audits;
Maintain the Audit Actions Register and track and manage corrective action closure;
Ensuring systems are in place that allows the required specification to be clearly agreed and delivered with customers, customers' technical representatives, project, sub-contractor supply chain;
Ensure that the Business Management System is understood within the respective DU;
Provide input and support the subcontractor/supplier evaluation processes and monitor subcontractor/supplier performance based on "Right First Time" delivery;
Review, measure and advise on Quality KPIs throughout the DU;
Support the implementation and management of BIM 360 Field;
Drive continuous improvement;
Ensure competency levels are reached and maintained across the DU;
Supporting the delivery of Project and Business Stream quality programs and actions;
Coaching quality skills on the project;
Introduce root cause and corrective action programmes across the DU;
Supporting establishment of continuous improvement culture;
Drive and support a "Right First Time" approach;
Support and advise on Client Satisfaction scoring;
Support "Cost of Quality" initiatives.
Who We're looking for
The following qualities and experience are required:
The ability to provide leadership;
Build strong relationships with delivery teams, project managers and senior managers;
Practical experience in quality management in construction or manufacturing;
Demonstrate an understanding of ISO9001:2015;
The ability to coach and develop staff in key quality management skills and support the quality management framework & KPI measurement;
Demonstrated an understanding of Root Cause Analysis, 8D and other problem solving processes;
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 Practitioner, Member or working towards membership;
Working knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma.
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.
About us
We deliver flexible civil engineering and construction services from regional hubs and UK-wide local delivery units, aligned to chosen sectors.
Responsible for close to £2 billion of turnover annually, our teams deliver regional and national framework contracts, new builds, refurbishment and fit out across a number of core markets.
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.
Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.
Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists

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