Quality Assurance Manager

Adani Australia

Rockhampton City, QLD

Posted 7/8/2019


Adani’s Carmichael Mine & Rail Project is located in Central Queensland about 300 km west of the coastline. The mine’s 10 million tonne yearly production of coal will be exported via the Port of Abbot Point and will generate billions of dollars in royalty revenue for the people of Queensland over the next 30 years of operation.


The Quality Manager (QA) will lead the Quality Assurance team in developing and maintaining systems while ensuring compliance of ISO 9001:2008 and project procedures. This position is based on site and works on a 14/7 roster, reporting to the Construction Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop reporting systems for the overall QA/QC systems on the project that meet the requirements of ONRSR.
  • Review and approve the contractor’s QA/QC systems and reporting system for the various contractor packages.
  • Review and approve FAT and SAT and overall commissioning and handover protocols
  • Report on the performance of the Quality System to the project Civil Package Manager and Head of Rail for review, and as a basis for improvement.
  • Receive the auditor’s reports and non-conformances, correcting any deficiencies and advising the Civil Package Manager of actions taken.
  • Report instances of non-conformance; assist with identifying corrective and preventative actions and management of the issue until resolved.
  • Participate in the analysis of quality data, determining trends and lessons learned for the improvement of the service.
  • Compilation of the handover and Operational Readiness systems.
  • Carry out all work activities upholding the Carmichael Rail Network’s values of teamwork, responsibility, agility, challenge & excellence.
  • Positively contribute to a diverse, inclusive and fair work environment.
  • Carry out all duties in line with our policies and procedures as amended from time to time.


The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes, and align with Adani’s values of courage trust and commitment to high standards.


  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar QA/QC Manager Role on project of $200M or more
  • An ability to liaise at all levels with the client and subcontractors
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborative and consultative processes at a professional level.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated written communication and IT skills (including Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience and understanding of the audit process


  • Working knowledge of all aspects of railway construction, include earthworks, structures, track, signalling and communications.
  • Working knowledge in planning and development of materials sources for major infrastructure civil works in Queensland
  • Specifications for materials used in development of major linear infrastructure in Queensland


Adani’s team is passionate, solutions-focussed, diverse and supportive. We offer a harmonious workplace, competitive remuneration, employee support program, and opportunities to develop your skills in a truly global organisation.

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