Company: Wood
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Quality Manager (Offshore) to work on our Offshore Maintain Potential Program (OMPP) in Al - Khobar, Saudi Arabia. We are looking for a person to control, manage and monitor the application of Quality management measures and systems across OMPP contracts/projects in accordance with Wood quality policy, quality standard and agreed objectives.

To ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of quality management systems, complying with ISO 9001 requirements where applicable.

Will report to contract/project or country management on the performance of quality within their designated business area and proposing solutions and continual improvement.

OMPP is a multi - year, multi program venture covering both greenfield and brownfield offshore projects in Saudi Arabia. The scope of this program includes Engineering & Design, Procurement and Construction Management support.

Key accountabilities shall include:
  • Management of all aspects of quality across assigned business areas, etc. including the supervision of assigned quality resources
  • Promote the awareness of quality management principles (including quality and MS inductions) and provide advice and guidance to peers and colleagues
  • Effective quality planning to ensure defined quality deliverables are produced in line with agreed timeframes.
  • Understands and identifies emerging stakeholder requirements and establishes plans to address these.
  • Ensures requirements of the Wood quality policy, quality standard and agreed objectives are communicated and complied with across the contract/projects.
  • Implementation of quality management system requirements, ensuring compliance with client requirements and/or ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Engages client quality representatives on a regular basis and acts expediently on both positive and negative client feedback.
  • Oversight, governance and implementation of all applicable quality related tools and applications.
  • Ensures that sufficient quality processes are deployed to manage product and service delivery.
  • Management of audit and assurance programmes for their designated business area
  • Effective supply chain quality management is implemented including vendor capability assessments, performance monitoring and failure investigations
  • Management, reporting and analysis of data arising from non-conformance, corrective actions and other key quality indicators.
  • Manages quality management system reviews and their outputs.
  • Undertakes investigations of quality related failures

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree/Diploma or local equivalent in quality management or related discipline (essential)
  • Lead Auditor qualification by recognised industry body (essential)
  • Membership of CQI/ASQ or country specific (desirable)
  • Formal training in recognised root cause analysis techniques (essential)
  • 10 + years relevant experience (Preferably in the associated industry).
  • Comprehensive understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 19011 and auditing protocols
  • Proficient in the analysis of processes and data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format
  • Proficient in the use of continual improvement tools and techniques

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.