Risk Management

Risk Management 

Quality engineering

SCS’ quality engineering services reduces risk, ensures quality and provides confidence in the compliance of your equipment with standards, codes and regulatory requirements.

We bring extensive experience and high levels of skill and commitment to this all-important aspect of every project stage. Through diligence and a dedicated team of people, we provide the ideal solution to the QA/QC part of your project package. We guarantee the highest standards of technical quality assurance for every project we undertake.

Over time processes will be defined and best practices can be taken from all over the industry and implemented with the customer's organisation.

Global SCS can either provide:

  • Quality Engineers to work on behalf of the customer located either onsite or remotely
  • Source staff personnel to work directly for the customer 

Our team of expert consultants can offer support/services in the following areas:

  • Conduct various GAP analysis on current QA/QC processes and identify key risk areas
  • Define, implement and resource appropriate QA/QC processes, systems and documentation
  • Develop and manage supplier evaluation processes and audit programs
  • Provide relevant quality T&C's and review technical requirements in contracts
  • Assist with technical or quality tender evaluation
  • Develop and manage the vendor inspection process
  • Source and place Quality Engineers and QC Inspectors to oversee QA/QC operations onsite
  • Manage NCR process / supplier performance
  • Manage local content QA/QC training and development

All the above can be applied to current business operations or specific projects.

Gap analysis

Providing quality assurance and confidence in your global supply chain.

Global SCS has a number of QA/QC consultants who can analyse systems currently employed by the customer (usually within the well engineering and/or supply chain departments). Generally carried out at the beginning of the project, the service assesses what is currently in place against a set of requirements:

  • Well design
  • Specification of equipment
  • Supplier evaluation and technical evaluation
  • ITT and contract award
  • Third party inspection
  • Transportation
  • In country inspection
  • Acceptance at rig
  • NPT and NCR reporting and analysis
  • QA/QC process flow and systems

From the GAP analysis a process flow can be defined along with any pertinent processes and procedures. Global SCS can work on an entire quality system or focus on individual areas such as auditing, inspection, supplier approval etc.

OUTPUT

  • GAP analysis report
  • Quality plan and associated documentation templates
  • Quality matrix inspection plans
  • Weekly inspection reports
  • Non-conforming reports
  • Monthly quality reports
  • Local content training and development matrix

BENEFITS

  • Presents a clear summary of major GAPs
  • Shows the degree of compliance with the chosen requirements
  • Confidence to trade in regions with suppliers
  • Effective management of risk related to suppliers and equipment
  • Provides confidence in supplier capabilities internationally and at site
  • Helps in cost reduction by reducing bad quality of supplied materials, equipment and services
  • Meeting manpower requirements set by organisations 


Security assessment

Global SCS provide an operational risk and safety consultancy service.

BENEFITS

  • Assists clients in scoping and mitigating potential risks to their offices and regions on a national or international basis
  • This ‘Frontier Risk Service’ has proven to be particularly successful in assisting clients with their African business

Supplier qualification

Providing confidence in the delivery of Quality and helping to overcome region specific challenges and delivery constraints with your global supply chain.

The quality of your products are directly affected by the performance of your suppliers, therefore it is essential that you verify their ability to meet both local and international standards as well as any project or customer specific requirements. Global SCS has a proven track record of carrying out technical audits and vendor assessments worldwide.  In the current economic climate there is an increasing trend for lower cost materials from areas with less quality and manufacturing experience.  
Global SCS have vast experience in these markets and has a wealth of knowledge amongst its specialist team of auditors.

Global SCS pride themselves on their commitment to not only carrying out audits on your suppliers, but also helping them to improve their procedures and processes in order to meet your requirements and in doing so strengthening your supply chain.

We currently manage the approved supplier list for line pipe of one of the world’s largest operators as well as carrying out project or order specific individual audits for a number of clients across a range of commodities including OCTG, line pipe, drilling equipment, subsea and topside equipment.

Our technical audits and vendor assessments cover the following:

  • Quality management system reviews
  • Detailed assessment of manufacturing facilities and processes
  • Assessment of welding and fabrication procedures and practices
  • Workload and capacity assessments
  • NDT assessments by our level 3 NDT specialist
  • Mechanical and metallurgical testing facilities assessment
  • Calibration of equipment
  • Training of personnel
  • Material handling, storage and packaging
  • Certification

BENEFITS

  • Effective management of risk related to the safety and quality of supplies
  • Provides confidence of trade with suppliers
  • Provides confidence in supplier capabilities
  • Helps in cost reduction by reducing bad quality of supplied materials, equipment and services
  • Proven methodology for qualifying suppliers

Vendor & third party inspections

SCS’ inspection services reduces risk, ensures quality and provides confidence in the compliance of your equipment with standard, codes and regulatory requirements.

We bring extensive experience and high levels of skill and commitment to this all-important aspect of every contract. Through diligence and a dedicated team of people, we provide the ideal solution to the QA/QC part of our project package. We guarantee the highest standards of technical quality assurance for every project we undertake. This is underpinned by our excellent network of suppliers, strategic alliances and associations. As with all our services our speed of response to our customers’ requirements and the quality of our solutions are the hallmarks of our work.

Global SCS has two types of QC Inspections.

  • Vendor inspection
  • Independent third party inspection

VENDOR INSPECTION

Providing confidence in delivery of quality with your global supply chain.

  • Involves inspecting items at their place of manufacture before delivery
  • The items are verified against client specified specifications and purchase order requirements
  • Global SCS acts as an extension to your quality team and supports quality assurance throughout the procurement, fabrication, installation, commissioning and operation of the equipment/process
  • Inspection results in the issue of inspection reports, release notes etc

INDEPENDENT THIRD PARTY INSPECTION

  • Involves inspecting items at their place of manufacture
  • Items are checked for their design and manufacturing compliance against international standards and codes
  • Inspection results in the issue of Certificate of Conformance (CoC)
  • Global SCS acts as a totally independent body to verify the design and manufacturing as per the standard requirements 

BENEFITS

  • Reduce and manage risks linked to quality problems with supplies
  • Provides reassurance on the supply chain. Proven cost effective method of managing quality of your supply chain
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