IMI1571 - QC Engineer - Coating

Job Family: Naval
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Engineering Design
Department: Engineering -Quality Control
Closing Date: 31-Oct-2023
Job Purpose

We are looking to hire QC Engineer – Coating,

This job role is to ensure  that all Coating Inspection, processes, controls, and related activities are executed safely, effectively, and efficiently in accordance with applicable technical specifications, company policies and procedures. To perform Coating Inspection in accordance with documented plans and requirements for planning and execution of projects, and continually improve blasting & coating productivity. 

Key Accountabilities & Working Relationships

Key Accountabilities:

The QC Engineer – Coating who will be responsible for but not limited to : 

  • Prepares coating procedures for the projects at bid stage as well as upon award of the projects. 
  • Monitoring the HSEQ standards and productivity of all blasting and painting activities in the yard, 
    including monitoring or coating personnel qualification exercise. 
  • Manage coating procedure qualification activities and ensure these meet the project specific requirement / company requirement. 
  • Responsible for monitoring the storage of painting materials and consumables within the storage area to 
    ensure adherence to all requirements such as A/C & light system explosion proof necessary for 
    controlled storage as per paint manufacturers datasheet or technical specification requirements.
  •  Plans, identifies & order the coating/painting consumables for projects in advance. 
  •  Monitoring of the subcontractor to ensure that materials or consumables being used for coating and 
    painting related activities conform to the specification as per the client requirement. 
  • Reviews bid documentations as assigned by the QC Manager, highlighting the cost related to blasting & 
    coating. Assist in identifying sub-standard blasting/coating material or other potential areas of concern. 
  •  Liaise with project management team, client, other department like Production, Planning and Engineering 
    etc. to ensure blasting/coating related risks and opportunities are communicated during bid and execution 
  • Take responsibility for interpretation of various coating codes, standards, and client specifications, and 
    support other functions in ensuring compliance. 
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable information security policies & procedures

Working Relationships:

Internal Interactions: 

  • Quality Control Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • HSE Team
  • Project Managers
  • Production/Fabrication/Engineering/Operation Managers
  • Production Engineers/Supervisors/Foremen

External Interactions:

  • Customer Representatives
  • Third Party Inspectors
  • Classification societies
  • Contractors and Sub-contractors.
Who we are looking for


 Bachelor's Degree in Engineering


  8/+ years’ experience in a similar role, preferably has relating to quality works of marine engineering industries (ship & rig - buildings)

Professional Qualifications (Certifications & Accreditations):

Certificates relating to valid professional qualification in the following:

  •  BGAS Grade II/NACE Level II or Equivalent.
  •  ISO 9001:2015 Auditor or Lead Auditor Certificate.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Communicate (written & oral) in the English language with confidence.
  •  Good HSE knowledge and skills relative to the role .
  •  Excellent listening skills, assertiveness, and ability to coach subordinates.
  •  Physically fit and able to work in extreme climatic conditions.
  • Able to perceive the mood of a customer or subcontractor and react appropriately.
  • Able to read, understand and interpret Engineering drawings.
  •  Resilience under stress
  • Demonstrate ability to listen to the views of others and respond in a logical and well-thought-out manner.
  •  Basic knowledge of blasting/coating methods.
  • Good knowledge of Quality Management System.
  • Good knowledge and ability to interpret relevant coating codes, standards, and specifications, including painting systems and painting manufacturers datasheet.
  • Excellent knowledge of documentation, computer operation, procedures & applicable ERP systems.


  • English. (Mandatory).
  • Arabic / Others (desirable). 
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV