Offshore Quality Manager

Last Updated: 28th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)

South Africa



Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Afrikaan, English


In summary my experience includes the following:
• Business Analyst
- Process Mapping
- Developing process procedures
- Identifying bottleneck’s and required preventive actions
- Informatics

• Automotive
- Suspension Manufacturing
- Metal Pressings & Assemblies
- Alloy Wheels (TSW Rims)
- Ignition Systems
- Wipers
- Aluminium High Pressure Casting
- Plastic Injection Moulding
- Leather

• Water Heating Systems (Electrical & Solar)
• Petrochemical Manufacturing & Construction
- Airport fuel facility manufacturing, construction and commissioning
- Bulk fuel facility manufacturing, construction and commissioning
- Steel Structures (Manufacturing & Construction)
- Prefabricates Polyurethane Modular Buildings (Manufacturing & Installation)
- Site Civils (Site Preparation and Foundations)
- Potable water construction installations
- Fire hydrant installations
- Electrical installations from supply to all buildings.
• Mining Engineering & Construction
- Semi mobile crushing plants manufacturing (Crusher, Conveyors, Apron Plate Feeders,
- E-Houses (E&I), Shute’s (Manufacturing),
- Site construction (Foundations, Erecting, Electrical & Instrumentation, Cold & Hot Commissioning)


City & Guilds of London - Quality Assurance
City & Guilds of London - Quality Assurance

   Aug 2005
— Sep 2005

Part 1
Part 2

ISO 9001:2000 & ISO/TS 16949:2002 Lead Auditor

   May 2005
— May 2005

Quality Engineering Diploma

   Apr 2004
— Sep 2005


Basil Read
Offshore Quality Manager

   Jul 2017
— Current

• Auditing compliance to corporate set policies, procedures and instructions
• Managing of site quality department
• Management of supplier quality and progress
• Management and actioning of non-conformances
• Supplier audits
• Technical and design reviews
• Quality progress reporting
• Compiling Data Packs
• Ensure contractual requirements are met
• Ensure legal compliance in accordance to legislations
• Ensure compliance to the Project Management Unit requirements
• Ensure compliance to the Fuel Management Companies requirements
• Progress reporting to all relevant parties
• Technical and administrative review of all reports
• Coordinating and facilitation of the Issues Register
• Assisting in the writing of the Plant Operating & Maintenance Manual
• Assisting in the writing of the CDM (Construction Design Management)
• Loading of relevant records and documentation onto Aconex

ProSpec Solutions
Self Employed

   Mar 2016
— Aug 2017

• Third party inspections
• Project quality management
• Independent audits (Systems, Process, Supplier and Products)
• QMS Development
• QMS Maintenance

MMD Mineral Sizing Africa
Quality Manager

   Jul 2011
— Feb 2016

Management Representative of the Company’s Quality Management System,
Management Review chairman and coordinator,
Review of Tender Quality Requirements and preparing of Tender Quality Pack,
Project Quality Kick-off meetings with the Customer, Internal and Sub-contractors,
Reporting on Quality Progress and other reportable Data in Project Meetings Internally and to the Customer,
Managing and compiling the Quality Departments Training Needs Analysis and Cross Functionality,
Defining Quality objectives & targets and reporting on their fulfillment,
Implementation and maintenance of the Quality Management System (9001),
Managing the Lessons Learnt Register and ensuring that it is permanently written into the Quality Management System,
Ensuring implementation, effectiveness, maintenance and continual improvement of the Company’s Quality management System,
Implementing Project Quality in accordance to PMBOK, ISO 10006 (Quality Management in Projects) & Customer Specific Requirements),
Project Quality Management functions and duties,
Provide Quality service to all functions on an as needed basis,
Ensuring continual improvement of processes and their interfaces regarding their compliance to ISO 9001:2008
Planning, performing and managing internal audits including follow-up on closeout of CPAR’s,
Managing of all Quality Activities,
Review and/or Development of Site and Manufacturing QCP’s,
Ensure manufacturing and site Data Packs are live and in line with Customer Requirements,
Developing and compiling monthly Quality dashboards,
Internal and External Lead Auditor,
Compiling of Data Books for customer / Project Sign-off,
Supplier Quality Management & Development (Supply base = Mechanical, Electrical, Structural Manufacturing, Machined Components, Various Component manufacturers for our equipment and sites Site Installation and Erection Sub-contractors)
Project Quality Management in the UK functions (From SA and abroad):
• Educating UK personnel on QCP’s, Data Packs, Weld Maps and any relevant supporting documentation,
• Managing Data Pack compiling and sign off,
• Intervention point management and execution,
• Managing the compiling of weld maps,
• Ensuring all internal procedures is approved by the Client and implemented (E.g. Welding, Painting etc.)

Project Manager

   Apr 2009
— Jun 2011

Scheduling activities on the departmental project plan and onto the overall plan,
Managing the implementation of Risk Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Management.
Quality SME business analyst functions,
Developing the Quality Business Requirement Specification.
Template Development,
Developing and implementing an CPAR System,
Developing and implementing an Concession and Deviation Request system,
Developing and implementing an NCR system,
Developing the RACI’s for the SHERQ Departments,
Presentation development and the presenting of developed work to Exco,
Compile Daily trend Analysis Report, Weekly Dashboards and Monthly Dashboards for the steering committee,
Managing the live publication of information onto SharePoint,
Submit requirements for the tender process,
Tender adjudications,
Manage and ensure scheduled activities are executed and acceptable,
Budget Management,
Liaising and addressing specific customer needs.
Gap Analysis and Implementation

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