Quality Engineer - Nuclear (JO015187) Bristol, England

Our client is currently looking for a Quality Management Engineer to progress for a Lead position for a Permanet role in North West Paris for the Hinkley Point C Project. 

French language is mandatory

Principal Accountabilities

  • Implement the quality execution plan within the Programme and undertaken reviews and
  • checks to ensure quality is delivered by the supply chain efficiently and in accordance with
  • programme quality requirements;
  • Review, accept and monitor CQAPs provided by the supply chain;
  • Supporting Quality Auditors in the prompt resolution of audit findings within the supply chain.
  • Ensure quality management processes are correctly applied.
  • Ensure supply chain quality outcome is achieved using Project Quality Control Plans.
  • Ensure supplier quality control requirements are adequately specified within contract
  • documentation submitted in the Invitation To Tender.
  • Coordinate and lead NNB review and acceptance of relevant quality documentation
  • Supporting the determination and application of strategies for the progressive provision of Life
  • Time Quality Records (LTQR) by contractors and lead implementation of LTQR reviews;
  • Ensure manufacturing surveillance per contract is applied in a graded approach through
  • surveillance offers and performance monitoring of inspection agencies.
  • Coordinate, monitor and improve the efficiency of manufacturing documentation review and
  • inspection activities performed by sub-contracted inspection agencies;
  • Perform in-factory manufacturing inspection when required (UK, France or worldwide);
  • Support the monitoring and technical resolution of manufacturing non-conformances including
  • the management of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Responsible for the review and delivery of the end of manufacturing records, leading to the
  • quality release of equipment to the HPC construction site;
  • Support the coordination on review and acceptance of End of Manufacturing Reports (EOMR),
  • End of Construction Status Reports (ECSR) and End of Erection Status Reports (EESR).
  • Produce quality documentation (e.g. learning reports, lessons learnt reviews) as required;
  • Provide regular reporting to the Quality Management Manager

Knowledge & Skills


  • Position requires experience in project delivery, preferably in the nuclear power sector, with significant
  • focus on project quality, with a solid understanding of the Quality Assurance and Quality Control in
  • major projects across engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and commissioning.
  • A clear and considerable understanding of quality management best practice for deployment by large,
  • complex and contract-led organisations.
  • Confident and articulate communicator, able to prepare presentation material, and comfortable
  • addressing individuals, small groups and very large audiences.
  • Able to support and implement practical solutions, whilst remaining open to the ideas of others.
  • Analysis of data, preparing reports and making recommendations.

 The ability to influence and to provide constructive challenge which is accepted by others.

  • The ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Pro-active and flexible, being prepared to plan and work on own initiative.


  • Knowledge of the nuclear sector, ideally new build.
  • Knowledge & understanding of nuclear site license conditions.
  • Ability to speak French is advantageous.

 Knowledge of pressure and nuclear codes

  • Knowledge of Welding, Non Destructive Testing (NDT), Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE)

Qualifications & Experience

  • A HNC/HND qualification or degree in a relevant science or engineering subject, or equivalent
  • Experience in ensuring compliance with international standards such as GSR Part 2 and ISO9001
  • Proven track record of working in major projects, delivering results and implementing quality related
  • solutions
  • Proven leadership  critical industry.

 Proven experience of interaction

  • experience working in a quality assurance/control environment within the nuclear
  • industry or other relevant safety and resolving issues with a wide range of stakeholders in a multicultural


  • Hold a professional accreditation
  • Corporate Member or working towards membership of the Chartered Quality Institute & Chartered
  • Quality Professional
  • Commercial exposure, especially supplier management
  • Experience of interacting with regulators e.g. the ONR.