Quality Engineer

Location: Kent

Isle of Grain

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Quality Engineer to work on the construction of a 190,000m3 liquified natural gas (LNG) tank as part of a programme to expand the capacity of what is the largest LNG terminal in Europe.

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for supporting the project team, supply chain and others to manage quality assurance.



  • Support development, documentation and ongoing maintenance of the Quality (& Construction Assurance) Plan (supporting the QCAH Manager and other team members) to meet relevant requirements (including ISO 9001) and associated procedures.
  • Provide appropriate input and support for development and ongoing maintenance of other plans & procedures.
  • Contribute to development and maintenance of a risk-based audit schedule.
  • Support the Quality Manager and QCAH Manager to ensure a specific, relevant, and comprehensive set of subcontract requirements relevant to quality and construction assurance have been incorporated within each tender package.
  • Provide appropriate and proactive support working collaboratively with the project team, suppliers and others to ensure requirements have been met and authorisation can be given for works to commence by the required date. This includes development and agreement by relevant parties of suitably comprehensive Inspection & Test Plans and corresponding items (e.g. checklists).
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Team, suppliers and other interested parties to maintain the system of progressive assurance for the works including benchmarking, inspection, and documentation.
  • Champion implementation and enforcement of the Quality Procedures (including Quality Control system).
  • Complete detailed investigations with respect to quality incidents to determine the facts and root cause(s) including issue of corresponding report and associate recommendations.
  • Support the project team in dealing with external auditing governing bodies to maintain relevant certification.
  • Support development and implementation of the platforms (e.g. Business Collaborator) used for day-to-day management of the IMS.


Person Specification

  • Previous experience in a quality control role on a major infrastructure project.
  • In-depth knowledge of BIM, the contextual requirement for BIM Level 2 and its connection to the Government Construction Strategy and Industrial Strategy 2025
  • Membership of the Chartered Quality Institute or Institution of Civil Engineers is desirable.

To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-IOG to vinci.recruitment@vinciconstruction.co.uk

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