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Quality Manager

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Swindon, United Kingdom (GB) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Engineering 

Remuneration: PC


Our Asset Quality Management Team within RWE Renewables in Swindon is looking for an experienced Quality Manager. The successful candidate will begin his/her career in our Sofia offshore wind farm, progressing with the project from the (late) development phase to handover to Operation & Maintenance.

This role requires an individual with significant experience of delivery of major infrastructure projects and at least one major project in a leading role.


Your tasks

  • Definition of the project-related quality strategy in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 and 10006:2017
  • Setting up and implementation of complex concepts, processes and methods for quality planning, assurance and control for Offshore Projects from concept to handover to end client.
  • Planning and managing comprehensive quality assurance and control activities for the assigned project(s), including coordination and training of 4-5 Quality Engineers and up to 18 inspectors
  • Manage contractors performance including, quality reporting, escalating and dispute resolution for Quality to all stakeholders Senior Management
  • Ensuring all measures are implemented to maintain an auditable trail for sub-contracted works and services
  • Assessing non-conformities, deviations, clarifying causes and follow up with suppliers
  • Manage and control a quality budget of approx. £7M
  • Manage Framework contract and Service Level Agreements
  • Putting Quality Engineers and Inspectors to work

Your profile

  • A successfully completed university degree in engineering (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or in a comparable field) and qualifications as a Lead Quality Auditor and Quality Manager or comparable, obtained by a professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Quality (CQI)
  • Level 5 on NQF Management Qualification
  • Practical experience from the construction and/or manufacturing industry, preferably in the fields of HV/LV, welding/fabrication and/or coating and knowledge of Installation Techniques and methodologies
  • Extensive experience in managing teams and setting up and maintaining resource plans and budgets
  • Skills and experience in writing specification and negotiating them with major contractors and experience in assessing, managing and where necessary improving supplier performance.
  • Problem solving work management skills
  • Knowledge of the offshore wind industry and its norms and standards and you will be able to use root cause analysis and auditing techniques to identify and remedy issues such as serial defects.  Significant knowledge of the offshore supply chain would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Improvement Techniques such as Lean and /or 6 Sigma


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 31543, application deadline 2nd March 2021

Any questions? Lisa Phillips, Email: lisa.phillips@rwe.com



RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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