Business Manager/QA/QC Manager

Last Updated: 30th January 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Sheffield, United Kingdom


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Wayne is currently a self-employed freelance inspector and consultant working for a firm established and incorporated in the UK, by Wayne, so that he could live and work closer to family. The firm, Iconic Inspection Connection was established in order to provide oil, gas, petrochemical and renewable energy firms with an option to employ technical inspection specialists directly through a web community where technical inspection experts congregate in order to find work and share technical experiences/developments as well as to solve technical issues. In order to support the family, Wayne is also acting as a freelancer/consultant picking up short term and longer term assignments related to technical inspection or management consultancy with technical inspection agency companies such as Applus Velosi, Bureau Veritas, ABS and NDE. Wayne has been involved with technical inspection, quality assurance and quality control activity throughout his career having been employed by Intertek (formerly Moody International) for ten years and before that with Bureau Veritas for fifteen years.
Wayne has progressed through the ranks of inspection agencies with experience of welding, multiple non-destructive testing techniques, welding inspection, painting and coating inspection, auditing and management. Before going solo, as the manager of two major international third party inspection agencies; Wayne managed several business units of professional technical personnel, responsible for each businesses strategic development, budgeting, tender development and pricing, human resources and recruitment, inspector competency and training, profit and loss control management, business development and marketing, and general problem solving activity for both technical and management issues within the industry.
While delivering professional inspection services, Wayne has worked with many major construction and fabrication firms including Murray and Roberts (EMSO/Genrec), Tiffany Contractors (Matthew Hall Engineering), ADMA-OPCO, ADNOC, Bechtel, ADGAS, NPCC, McDermott’s, Maersk, Total, ENI, Saipem, Technip and Technip Italy, Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Qatar Petroleum, Rasgas, Qatargas (Elf N’Kossa), BP, Shell, Woodside, Conoco Phillips, Arrow, Chevron (Angola and Nigeria), Exxon Mobil, Marathon, Tullow Oil, Sonangol, Woodgroup, Sasol, Fluor, Foster Wheeler, Halliburton, Sperrysun, Schlumberger.