Quality Services (3rd Party Vendor Inspection)

Quality Services

An essential part of your supply chain management strategy

Stork is a highly experienced international provider of inspection, expediting and quality assurance services primarily to the Oil & Gas and Nuclear industries. Operating within the Integrity division of Stork, the Quality Services department has earned a strong, creditable reputation for delivering reliable, cost effective services on a global basis in accordance with internationally recognized standards.

We inspect equipment and plant before it leaves a supplier to ensure that it meets your specific requirements. This ensures a quality product and reduces the risk of production outages, as well as subsequent threats to safety, asset integrity and legislative compliance.

Quality Assurance

Stork has developed a Quality Assurance System and procedures to control both our national and international quality inspection operators, which is independently accredited to BS EN ISO 9001 by Lloyds.

With access to a global network of over 12,000 locally based, highly skilled and competent quality assurance personnel, inspectors and expeditors that can be quickly mobilized to meet your exact requirements in the UK, continental Europe, Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. 

Stork delivers the following services right first time, on time, every time:

  • Vendor/Supplier Quality Surveillance
  • Vendor/Supplier Auditing
  • Pipe Mill Surveillance
  • Expediting
  • Coating Inspection
  • Mechanical Static Equipment surveillance
  • Drilling and Completions
  • Portable Equipment
  • Witness Testing
  • Expediting
  • Welding Inspection
  • Nuclear Inspection (UKAS 17020 Type A accredited)
  • Site Inspection/commissioning
  • NDT Surveillance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Technical Audit
  • Manpower Support
  • Project Management
  • Inspection Coordination

Stork has undertaken inspection and expediting services in most major pipe mills throughout the world and is familiar with the plant layouts, operations and locations.

How we add value

Complete offering

A proven track record and experience in providing a complete range of third party inspection and expediting services

Global network

Access to a global network of inspectors and expeditors, with extensive technical knowledge and experience

Streamlined service

A single point of contact via a dedicated Project Coordinator offering worldwide coverage, resulting in easier communication and streamlined project management

Detailed database

Access to a centralized database of inspectors / expeditors with up to date details of competences and certifications held on Stork’s in-house system, as part of an overall quality assurance program

HSEQ accreditation

Accredited Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) management system, certified to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards, including our award winning REACH Beyond Zero program.

Easy access

Application of modern IT systems with full client extranet capabilities for easy access to all documentation.