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Overseas Featured Project: Capita Symonds - Valve Inspections

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Our projects

Our Projects

Combined, we have over 50 years experience, gained on a variety of projects throughout the world. But no two engineering projects are alike.

Sometimes we manage a project from the very start and continue to be involved until the end reports. Other times we are brought in to provide specialist services in specific areas. Each brings different challenges. Each has different outcomes.

We would like to share just a few of these projects here.

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Our Projects

Capita Symonds - Burnhervie Minimum Offtake Vendor Approval, Inspection and Expediting

Capita Symonds, National Grid

Edinburgh, Scotland
1 Jul 2010 - 23 Jun 2011

QEM Solutions have a history of assisting their clients to develop both project and corporate processes. Capita Symonds requested assistance from QEM Solutions when they were given the opportunity to assist National Grid with Procurement activities for the Burnhervie Minimum Offtake Project.

QEM Solutions were initially involved in the development of management processes and the establishment of a Procurement Plan.  

Focused on ensuring that the correct items were procured to specification and delivered on time for construction, QEM became part of the Capita Symonds team.  

As the project progressed QEM Solutions took on a project management role assisting the Edinburgh office with the implementation of the project and its new processes.

Responsibilities included:

  • Identification of contract procurement requirements.
  • Pricing of procurement contract
  • Development of procurement processes to ensure suitable technical, commercial and quality issues were addressed.
  • Implementation of procurement processes.
  • Co-ordination of inspection requirements.
  • Management and reporting of contract CTR’s.

 Services Breakdown

  Vendor Approval, Inspection and Expediting
  Quality Management

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