The Weir Group PLC

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Quality Assurance Manager
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Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


Business Need / Purpose of Role

Advise on corporate Quality compliance and expectations, by ensuring the company’s obligations to customers and employees are delivered in accordance with the Weir Quality Management System and customer specific Quality requirements. 

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

  • Fulfill the role of Quality Assurance  Manager
  • Assist in the maintenance of the corporate Quality Management system including Global Knowledge Centre
  • Provide direction and support to the site and office based on Quality personnel in reviewing Suppliers’ Quality systems
  • Provide direction and support to site and office based on Quality personnel in reviewing Quality documentation to be included in work packages in accordance with Weir and customer Quality procedures, including compliance with Weir 5 Key Safety Values
  • Carry out Quality audits and inspections of Weir Management System as appropriate, to ensure procedural compliance, including suppliers
  • Inform management team of any Quality issues
  • Provide direction, advise and participate in the resolution of Quality issues
  • Participate in customer and other party Quality audits
  • Prepare and deliver responses to Customer on related quality issues
  • Audit specific sites to ensure all Quality issues are satisfactorily addressed & closed out
  • Produce Quality management reports, as required
  • Continuously improve business and Quality performance
  • Ensure all Quality documents are distributed and filed as appropriate 
  • Other Duties as assigned by supervisor

Health & Safety : Key Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Able to work in a manner that ensures the safety of themselves and others
  • Able to demonstrate compliance to company safety procedures and legal obligations
  • Recognize and report and resolve hazards identified
  • Confidence and ability to intervene on practices deemed to be unsafe
  • Engage and promote a zero harm culture
  • Be aware of physical limitations based upon job requirements
  • Provide Return to Work Coordination between WCB, Claims management provider and employees

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


Trained in API-6A, API-Q1, API-Q2 and ISO 9001 standards. Senior Management experience (5 year minimum). Ability to enhance change. Strong leadership skills.

Preferred skills: Mechanical engineer or similar education training. Knowledge and training in  6 Sigma/ Lean 



Ability to read and interpret documents such as Drawings, specifications, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write Procedures, Develop NCR and CAR reports and correspondence.  Develop and set KPI’s. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions, diagram, drawings and specifications.


Computer Skills:

Proficient user of Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint knowledge. Prior experience with Quality Management software, ERP, Manufacturing or Inventory database software would also be beneficial.

Core Competencies

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; makes self-available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services.; continually works to improve supervisory skills.


Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.