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Manager Quality

Houston, Texas, United States
October 17, 2016

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Gregory Michael Masood

Houston, Texas, USA

Mobile: +1-281-***-****


Celebrating 31 years of experience in Quality Management, Client Contract/Scope-of-Work Compliance, Project Team Leadership and Management, Training, Coaching and providing focused direction of Quality Control Operational Services. The past 22 of those years has been of continuous experience at senior, project quality management level positions in large scale heavy manufacturing, machine tool fabrication, multi-process welding, unique fabrication and construction projects, inspection-testing procedure development and product certification industries for onshore, offshore and subsea components, systems and structures.

I possess diverse experience developing, implementing, and managing Quality Management Systems within complex projects to meet Client’s specifications, regulatory and product fitness-for-service quality level requirements, within time and budgetary constraints.

Certification held as an ISO Certified Lead Auditor. Formal training in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping, and Visual Manufacturing practices.

Responsible for Quality Management program development, implementation and monitoring for Production Analysis, Defect Identification, and Quality Assurance verification with the use of value-added “Quality Tools” to include: 8D Problem Solving, Process Mapping (pre & post studies), FMECA, DMAIC, PDCA, 5-Why, and Ishikawa (“Fishbone – Cause & Effect”) Diagrams.

Project related responsibilities included “Pre-Feed/FEED and design phase involvement, Review of Lessons-Learned events and conducting L/L Workshops, Risk Analysis, Assessment and development of Mitigation Plans, participation, design engineering “pre-drawing issuance” review and recommendation for design considerations based on actual construction site conditions.

Quality Assurance tasks for Project Compliance to specification requirements and/or regulatory directives, Procedure or Process Nonconformity Reporting, development of accurate and achievable remedial actions, effective correction actions and/or appropriate value-added Preventative Action initiatives.

Extensive international experience with realistic understanding, and quick adaptation to diverse international/multicultural environments, local business practices and a sincere respect for its citizens.

Experienced in operational analysis with particular skill in analyzing companies’ processes on a functional and quantitative basis, and recommending process improvements or initiatives, that further project success.

Technip North America, Houston, TX, 09/13 to present

Statoil - Aasta Hansteen - Spar Substructure and Mooring EPC Project, Site QA/QC Manager

Responsible for ensuring Site Team Contract, Technip NA and HHI project site QHSE specification requirements are consistently and properly executed during project lifecycle of fabrication, construction, testing, inspection, outfitting and equipment installation and final product quality documentation activities, as completed at the Hyundai Heavy Equipment - Offshore Facility in Ulsan Korea, and at support facilities at Subcontractor work sites.

Director of Quality, Technip Offshore Finland, 01/11 to 09/13

Responsible for the company's Quality and HSE Accreditation Management Systems, departmental and project QA/QC/NDE operations, supervision and direction of Quality Team members to ensure successful execution of Technip's Quality & Safety programs, its standards and procedures at the Pori-Mäntyluoto facility, Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant construction project and at temporary work sites throughout Finland.

Current duties include direct involvement with:

Technip Project Management Teams, Client and Customer representatives, Manufacturer, Supplier, Vendor and Subcontractor interfaces to include liaison responsibilities with Regulatory agencies, as necessary.

New product development and proprietary design - data security

Manufacturer, Supplier and Vendor Pre-Qualification and periodic auditing

Project Risk Analysis and Mitigation Plan management

Responsible for Pre-Start Up, Pre-Inspection and/or Pre-Fabrication Verification Team meetings

Application of engineering design execution, review of IFC and Shop drawings

Review of material and equipment receiving, material traceability and application to spar structures

Fabrication and construction process quality assurance and control, inspection and testing validation

Construction monitoring of structural assemblies, piping, pressure vessels, mechanical equipment acceptance of phase completions

Rework/Repair disposition, review, remedial action team interactions and close-out

Project Pre-Start to Final Data Dossier compilation, organization and validation of content certification

Project personnel training and formal presentations to Client and Consortium partner

Project Performance Metrics and KPI data management and presentation

Project Compliance Auditing and formal evaluation of operations and personnel for procedural, in-process and workmanship performance.

FAT procedure development, compliance validation, reporting and acceptance/release to ship certification

Fabrication and construction in-process monitoring and fitness-for-service validation

Project accomplishments and intensive “hands-on” working knowledge of industry applicable industry codes, Regulations, Standard and Specifications in accordance with ISO, ASTM, ANSI, ASME, API, NORSOK, NAVSEA, NACE, FROSIO, IACS, AWWA, AWS, AASHTO, AREA, ABS, DNV, BS, BV, EN, LRS, ASM, US Coast Guard and Military Standards.

Special Experience in Research and Development and Training and Management of QA/QC Personnel, Maintenance of Quality Processes and Methods Application, creation of Operational Procedures, Maintenance of Quality, Health, Safety, Security, Risk Assessment and Process-Safety Management Programs, Coordination, compilation and presentation of project, customer and industry regulatory information.


Technip North America, Houston, TX, 01/11 to Present

Facility & Project Site Operations – Senior Quality Management

Waller Marine, Inc., Houston, TX. 09/10 to 01/11

Project Quality and Systems Commissioning Manager, Venezuela SA Operations

Signal International, LLC, Houston, TX, 11/08 to 09/10

Quality Assurance/Quality Control and NDE Program Manager

GlobeSpan Quality Services, Inc., Houston, TX, 10/06 to 11/08

Vice President and Director of QHSE Operations

Major Tool and Machine, Inc., Indianapolis Indiana, 10/04 to 10/06

Corporate Quality Manager


NEXUS Valve, Indianapolis, IN, 06/04 to 09/04

Quality Manager

Kennedy Tank and Mfg. Co., Inc., Indianapolis, IN, 05/99 to 05/04

Quality Control Manager

Monticello Exchanger and Mfg. Co., Monticello, IN, 07/98 to 04/99

Quality Control Manager

MQS Inspection, Inc., Wilmington, DE, 11/97 to 04/98

District Manager, Atlantic District (NJ, Eastern PA, DE, MD, VA, and NC)

MQS Inspection, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, 11/96 to 11/97

QHSE and Facility Operations Manager

Baker Testing Services, Inc., Rockland, MA, 08/94 to 11/96

General Manager and Director of Quality

Briggs Associates, Inc., Rockland, MA, 08/94 to 09/90

Supervisor; QHSE, ASNT NDE Level III, Materials Testing Department

The Marquardt Company, Van Nuys, CA, 04/89 to 08/90

Senior Non-Destructive Inspection Technician

United States Air Force, Department of Defense, (Active Duty), 04/1985 to 04/1989

Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard, 1989 to 1997

Staff Sergeant, Nondestructive Inspection Specialist, AFSC 42752


Applied Sciences and Materials Technology Degrees, USAF / University of Maryland.

ISO Certified Lead Auditor


Mechanical Engineering Course Studies, Illinois Valley Community College

Mechanical Engineering Studies, Northeastern University, Boston


ASNT Radiological Health and Safety Course #301B, 49 Hours.

OSHA Safe Worker Certification Program, 40 Hours

US NRC Industrial Radiography and Facility Safety Management Course 60 Hours

HAZWOPER Site Remediation Manager Training, 40 Hours

American Welding Society, Visual Welding Inspection Course #107, 40 Hours.

Schoenberg Associates, Radioscopic Imaging Course, 24 Hours.

Quantex™ Radioscopic Imaging System Seminar, 4 Hours.

Mass Spectrometer Helium Leak Detection Courses, 165 Hours


American Welding Society, Certified Welding Inspector, #92010651 (Current - 25 yrs.)

American Welding Society, Houston Chapter

American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Houston Chapter

American Society for Quality

National Association of Corrosion Engineers

References available upon request.

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