Quality Inspector


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: Conducting suppliers quality inspections

Projects: Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Fleet

Company: EPCI offshore contractor and offshore fleet owner & operator

Main requirements: +5 years of experience as an Inspector in the offshore industry

Your opportunity

As a Quality Inspector, you play a vital role in ensuring the quality and compliance of materials, components, and equipment. Your responsibilities include reviewing the supplier's quality documentation and conducting quality inspections. Collaboration with project teams, suppliers, and the Inspection Coordinator is crucial for seamless operation and communication to uphold integrity and reliability.

What you will do

  • Participate in Kick Off and Pre-Inspection meetings
  • Conduct quality inspections following approved Inspection Test Plans
  • Document inspection findings, recording test results, and maintaining inspection records
  • Review progress status at suppliers during stage inspections
  • Collaborate with project teams to address quality issues and ensure timely resolution
  • Issue inspection waivers in conjunction with and approved by the responsible Project Engineer
  • Liaise with assigned certifying authority surveyors, issue, and close-out non-conformance reports and punch lists where applicable
  • Authorize equipment release by issuing a Release Note, in conjunction with the certifying authority surveyor
  • Provide feedback to the Engineering department on fabrication-related matters
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to enhance processes and procedures

Where you will work

With this trusted client in the Amsterdam area, we have a long-lasting relationship. It is a privately owned company that delivers floating energy solutions and complex mooring equipment to the global oil & gas and renewables industries. Besides having proven capabilities in engineering and developing installations for harsh offshore conditions, they own and operate their own fleet of FPSOs. A welcoming organization in which people with the right pro-active attitude will get opportunities to prove themselves and grow.   

  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  • Organization with a cooperative mind-set and open communication style, which allows for professional progress
  • Drive for new technologies in floating sustainable energy solutions
  • For the size of the projects, a relatively small multi-disciplinary engineering team, with a focus on conceptual and basic design
  • Combining in one close-knit company: EPCI contractor and offshore fleet-owner-operator

What you already have

  • A BSc. degree in a technical field
  • Proven +5 years of inspection experience in the offshore industry
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in English
  • Flexibility to regular travel to suppliers, primarily within Europe
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, specifications, and technical documents.
  • Familiarity with Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) inspection techniques
  • Valid driver's license

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search and registration supported by Van Storm 

Sounds interesting?

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