An astute quality engineer & quality lead with specialist skills in QMS & ISO 9000, for the oil & gas sector.

Last Updated: 3rd June 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds


Having dealt with everything from product procurement to functionality of structures, pipelines and umbilicals across a wide range of offshore sites, I have a wealth of experience in the oil and gas sector as a senior quality leader. Working for high profile offshore organisations, I have created and maintained quality management systems and plans, ensuring a continuous process of improvement over multiple sites and disciplines. From reviewing contractors’ plans, procedures and processes, to verifying compliance with company policies and statutory regulations, my focus is on fast and efficient resolution and implementation to ensure maximum performance and profitability


Shell UK Exploration & Production

   Jun 2006
— Current

Providing support to the project team(s) by identifying the QA and QC/inspection requirements, ensuring they match the criticality of the items to be supplied, and the efficient management and delivery of the function’s activities.
• Producing inspection strategies based on the review of supplier QA/QC plans, and procedures to assess status and plan resourcing
• Identifying quality requirements within the supply-chain, manufacturing and fabrication, through surveillance controls, inspection, audit and review
• Ensuring that the technical integrity assurance process is applied on projects and operations, in compliance with Safety Critical Elements for the subsea scope
• Instigating planning meetings with contractors, suppliers, leading quality alignment sessions to agree contractual quality expectations
• Driving the quality and risk management project network by communicating “Lessons Learned” from fabrication and manufacturing activities, weaving solutions into a process of continuous improvement
• Regularly reviewing KPIs, quality improvement efforts, issues/failures, NCR trends & audit findings, collating results for business planning & development
• Fabricating and installing manifolds, connectors and X/Trees in subsea production systems in full compliance with quality regulations

Technip Offshore UK

   Apr 2003
— Jun 2006

Coordinated procurement quality for major packages, including requisitions and purchase orders, bid evaluations, pre-award assessment, bid clarification and pre-production meetings, providing key support for the quality focus.
• Established and maintained project quality plans, inspections and tests to ensure the integrity of products & services from procurement to functionality
• Created project specific procedures aligned to the quality management system requirements to guarantee continuity of processes and compliance with project and quality specifications
• Liaised regularly with client on project progress, ensuring procurement documents were adequately endorsed with compliance requirements
• Monitored product and service quality at sub-contractor facilities, inspecting, reviewing, recording deficiencies and making recommendations to correct non- compliances and improve processes

Stolt Offshore (now Subsea 7)

   Sep 2000
— Apr 2003

Provided direct support, advice and guidance on quality assurance for nominated projects and the UK quality department, producing and building a fluid communication network, liaising with customers and vendors on quality matters.
• Coordinated customer/vendor quality meetings to report on progress and mitigate any potential issues before they became problematic
• Monitored and controlled suppliers’ performance through the coordination and management of site inspectors/representatives throughout the project, ensuring product and service conformance at the specified process milestones

Wood Group Production Technology

   Jan 1998
— Sep 2000

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