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Site Quality Manager - Fixed Term Contract

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/15/2018 8:51:59 AM
  • 3045497
  • Job Function: Quality
  • Business Segment: Power Grid Solutions
Location(s): Italy; Sesto San Giovanni

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Role Summary:
The Site Quality Manager establishes, maintains and verifies the implementation of the quality plan ensuring that contractual, legal and internal requirements are met. Is responsible for ensuring all quality control tasks are carried out, documenting the construction process and inspecting each stage of construction.
Coordinates and reports on the site quality activities and on the related quality interfaces, maintaining client, project team, subcontractors' liaison and communication.

Essential Responsibilities:
Customer Care

  • Check that customer requirements are fully determined, reviewed and taken into account in all site activities
  • Ensure that Customer is duly informed of site Quality issues and progress
  • Check that Customer requests on site are communicated and answered with the relevant reactivity
  • Ensure that Customer complaints, if any, are communicated to the Project Manager and to the Unit & Project Quality Managers
  • Ensure that Customer property on site is identified, verified as conformed, protected and safeguarded

Site Quality Plan(s)

  • Prepare, implement and update the Site Quality Plan(s) (by Customizing the subcontractor files or the Alstom Grid existing frames to the project requirements) in collaboration with the Unit & Project Quality Managers, Project Manager, Engineering Manager and Erection and Commissioning Managers
  • Review work procedures and method statements for compliance with good work practices and with the contract requirements and make them approved by the Project Quality Manager or by the Project Manager
  • Check on a regular basis that quality-related activities are in line with the project time schedules

Processes & Instructions

  • Check and to ensure that necessary site processes & instructions are implemented and are in line with Customer expectations, legal requirements and internal quality policy and instructions
  • Check that relevant Site Quality instructions are duly transmitted to and followed by external partners, suppliers and sub-contractors

Quality Management

  • Manage the site quality activities, interfaces and reviews, liaising with customer’s quality representative, Project Quality Manager, internal departments, suppliers and subcontractors on matters related to quality
  • Deploy the quality communication on site and the necessary awareness Site Quality sessions and trainings
  • Manage and maintain the follow-up tables of deviations (NC) and snag lists, controlling non-conformity reports and remedial actions
  • Participate in analysis of site deviations, problem solving and site corrective actions
  • Monitor and communicate the progress regarding the Site Quality objectives
  • Plan, organize and run monthly site quality reviews
  • Prepare and provide with monthly quality reporting to Project and to Unit Quality Management on the performance / the effective results of the implementation of the site quality plan and on relevant improvement actions

Quality audits

  • Attend and justify the site quality organisation and results during internal and external site Quality audits deployed on the project
  • Ensure necessary corrective actions are implemented

Suppliers and Sub-contractors Quality

  • Verify and document that materials received for the project are in conformance with the approved submittal, are handled and stored appropriately and are acceptable for use in the project
  • Liaise with the Logistic department for necessary insurance claim to be done in line with internal transport damages or losses procedure
  • Liaise with the Project Buyer and with the Site Manager in Quality aspects related with Equipment delivery, Site supervision, Site Acceptance Tests and

Quality records

  • Conduct preconstruction meetings with subcontractors and the Site Manager prior to the start of each new phase of the work to discuss issues that affect quality
  • Chair QA/QC site weekly meetings with the subcontractors QC personnel
  • Maintain the Site Quality Plans, to monitor the related Inspection and Test Plan(s) for the site activities, to ensure work is correctly prepared prior to inspection and to physically participate in Site Inspections and Tests
  • Inform the Site Manager and jointly stop work if necessary to resolve matters that affect quality and/or inhibit the logical progress of work

Control of Documents

Control of Records

Return of Experience


  • Bachelor's degrees in construction or quality management (alternatively strong experience / references are receivable)
  • Training and experience in Quality systems, Quality management, Quality Audits, Quality assurance & control, supplier Quality
  • Training and experience in problem solving methods and tools
  • Experience in construction and commissioning areas ( materials, methods, and techniques)
  • Experience in development and implementation of Construction Quality Plan and Inspection and Test Plans related to HV turnkey projects
  • EU Work Permit

Specific knowledge / Competencies

  • Fluent in Italian and in English
  • Knowledge of national safety and quality laws
  • Ability to teamwork and easy contacts with other managers
  • Organizational skills and an eye for detail
  • Knowledge and rigor in the documentation process (documents and records control)
  • Proficient with MS Office, Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.

Business Understanding

  • Knowledge in turnkey projects development and interfaces
  • Ability to work under pressure and to work in remote locations

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
    • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
    • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
    • Effective problem identification and solution skills
    • Proven analytical and organizational ability

      Locations: Italy; Sesto San Giovanni

      GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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