Mechanical QA Lead

Location Ireland
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

Contact email:
Job ref: 32679
Published: 8 days ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering services company with a proven track record of high quality, customer focused project delivery for over 130 years. Our clients core divisions include Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sprinkler and Fire Protection. Some of the other services our client provides include Waste to Energy (BioEnergy), Specialist Lift, Off Site Fabrication, Technical Support Services, Maintenance, Asset Management, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Geo-Surveying.  Our client offers competitive salaries, financial support for further training, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) leading to chartered status, performance incentives and the ability to progress your career with a world class engineering contractor.


Position: Mechanical QA Lead

Location: Mulhuddart(site-based), Dublin


Job Description

At our clients company, they equate their approach to quality as ensuring clients success. Our clients Quality Management System (ISO9001:2015 accredited) ensures that all facets of the Group operate to the highest standards every day, everywhere. Quality is a Core Value of what they do.

  • Responsible for maintaining the Mechanical Quality Management System
  • Take ownership for the quality delivery of projects, ensuring that all client specifications are met, by accurately developing and executing project quality plans & ITP’s.
  • Lead the quality ethos for projects, ensuring that Our client is the best it can be everyday everywhere.
  • Lead the quality ethos for projects through a “Right First Time” approach. This will be conducted through delivering training, quality toolbox talks, developing and approving “First of a Kind” mock-ups, and auditing and QA initiatives.
  • Management of a Quality team including Field QA, Test Pack Engineers, NDT Specialists and Commissioning & Handover Supervisors
  • Management of the applicable database for each project; ensuring it is kept up to date and accurate, which will essentially deliver the handover documentation to the client.
  • Review benchmarks and First of a Kind Installations.
  • Overseeing the development of system and equipment test packs using Project Quality Management Software on a project-by-project basis.
  • Liaise with the client on handover documentation, system handover and MC dates.
  • Liaise with the construction teams regarding handover dates, scheduling walk downs, developing snag lists etc. Monitoring snag trends and addressing same through construction teams.
  • Review Installations for Compliance to our clients Project Specific Quality Plan & ITPs, Project standards, specification, design, procedures & expectations.
  • Manage 3rd party inspections & NDT contractors to ensure project requirements are met.
  • Ensure QA requirements are met by subcontractors.
  • Oversee & complete regular site quality audits.
  • Attend quality meetings with management and subcontractors and report on quality as required.
  • Liaise with other in-house specialist Mechanical QA/QC Leads as required


Skills and Requirements

  • Relevant mechanical/quality qualification
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Hygienic Piping Installation essential, including ASME codes
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Piping Systems and associated P&IDs essential
  • Knowledge of orbital welding equipment and weld procedures
  • Formal European Welding Inspection Qualification required, Minimum CSWIP 3.1
  • Further Quality Inspection qualifications would be advantageous, E.g., Paint & Coatings
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office essential, plus use of large QA database systems such as Eida
  • Experience working with Quality software would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills essential



Our client offers a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, collaborating with industry leaders and contributing to a sustainable future. Our client values work-life balance and encourages professional growth through training and development programs.