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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

QA/QC Expert (f/m)

  • Location: Austria, Schwechat
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 22/03/2019
  • Hours: Full-time

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Do you want to help Borealis to deliver major projects in a safe and qualitative way? Can you develop technology and standards that maximize business value?

We are seeking someone with a strong engineering background and demonstrable knowledge of quality systems to further develop and improve our Project Quality Planning / Quality Assurance / Quality Control processes and tools. In addition, the successful candidate will offer professional support and guidance to the various Study/Project Teams on QA/QC questions.

If successful, you will examine QA/QC processes and tasks throughout all phases of a project. This will include QA/QC aspects in engineering and procurement, as well as construction, project completion and the close out of a project.

You will become a key member of our MEA & Growth Project Business Group. 

For our challenge to drive forward, we will expect the following from you: 

  • Provide support and guidance to Study/Project teams to ensure professional QA/QC planning and its proper application within their Study/Project works
  • Develop / improve QA/QC related internal guidelines and respective systems and check templates
  • Develop QA/QC related training packages and conduct trainings to enhance the respective knowledge within the Study/Project community
  • Develop / improve vendor/contractor qualification processes and tools
  • Conduct vendor/contractor pre-qualification/qualification assessments
  • Conduct Study/Project Gate reviews and interim project execution assessments (engineering- and construction progress reviews)
  • Maintain the internal study/project as well IPA review log to see and work on respective study/project quality trends
  • Maintain close cooperation with other IPMO experts (e.g. Engineering expert, Project Controls Expert, Construction Expert, etc.) to ensure the seamless integration of QA/QC demands in Studies/projects
  • Support/drive and implement the use of Common Engineering Specifications and be a guardian of the standardisation and good quality
  • Ensure that effective use of the Borealis Lessons Learned system 

Do you have a Quality mindset and want to have an impact on how major projects are delivered?

  • You hold a Master degree in Engineering and can demonstrate a good knowledge of ISO 9001 (2015/2018)
  • You have a minimum of 10 years’ experience working in Project and Quality Management. You should also have technical experience, preferably in a Project or Maintenance environment
  • You will be familiar with Quality Systems including PDRI, IPA, ISO, Prince and Six Sigma.
  • Any experience of polymerisation plants or crackers will be an asset

How to apply

Are you ready to go beyond boundaries with us? We look forward to your online application. Please include your CV and cover letter.  We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications once we’ve received sufficient applications, that meet the advertised requirements.

The salary is attractive and competitive reflecting your experiences, skills and competencies. It is based on the collective labour agreement chemical industry starting at EUR 64.000 annual gross salary and we are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.

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+43 664 884 526 86
Jack Preston