Quality Control Lead - China

Req Id:  13298
Job Family:  Supply Chain

Shanghai, CN, 200041


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 



Contract Type: Permanent

  1. General

SBM is looking for an QC Lead (QCL) to work with QC team within the SC excellence team to be based in China.  

The QC Lead (QCL) would be primary responsible to critically assess the current processes and procedures to define the gaps in the status-quo.

  1. Team Objective

Transform the de-centralized Quality into global Operational Excellence!

  1. Job Description – Roles
  • Extensive Knowledge and familiarity with industry Specifications/Codes/Standards.
  • Extensive Knowledge and familiarity with Static / Fixed Equipment
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the specifics of welding techniques, welding limitations, welding qualifications, degradation mechanisms, materials selection, corrosion mitigation methods, corrosion monitoring techniques, and their impact on equipment
  • Validate system requirements, Quality Requirements & Documentation Requirements.
  • Familiar with effective inspection management utilizing Risk-based methodologies and Cost of Quality
  • Able to conduct a technical investigation to identify Root Cause Analysis, define corrective actions then follow up for effective deployment.
  • Familiar with quality tools and frameworks RCA, Kaizen, Lean Six Sigma and willing to develop
  • Developing standardized ITPs for Static Packages.
  • Develop& Review processes & procedures to define the gaps and areas for improvements
  • Leading critical transformation initiatives and quality improvements
  • Able to monitor, assess and measure the effectiveness of quality improvement projects
  • Development of strong communication strategies for transformation projects
  • Able to develop guidelines and work structure aligned with Team’s vision
  • Advocating Quality through effective stakeholder management.
  • Work closely with his / her peers and SC QC manager for solid alignment towards team vision
  • Adhere to all company policies and safety procedures and guidelines
  • Understand and be able to learn industry specific technology
  • English Fluency.
  • Engineering degree in mechanical, metallurgical engineering or similar engineering degree
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in his / her technical discipline.
  • Expert in leading and deploying quality improvement projects.
  • Proven 8 years of experience in engineering or inspection discipline.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with industry Specifications/Codes/Standards.
  • Experienced ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and familiar with QMS frameworks.
  • Familiar with management systems audits and requirements.
  • Proven record of leading quality initiatives and process improvement 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong stakeholder’s management.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiar with Lean and Quality tools or willing to develop in this area.
  • Excellent planning and leadership abilities.





SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at www.sbmoffshore.com. The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.