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Procurement Quality Coordinator

Updated: Jan 15 2013
Desired Expertise: Project Controls, Purchasing, QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 10+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Reference Code: 3992
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

Dovre Group is pleased to offer the position of Procurement Quality Coordinator in Houston, Texas who will monitor procurement activities and ensure compliance with approved processes and procedures on behalf of our client.  

Duration: 1 year
Assignment Type: Resident
REPORTS TO: Quality Assurance Coordinator, Site Engineering Manager
SUPERVISES: Discipline Inspectors


  • Responsible to implement Project Quality Plan in assigned scope of work
  • Monitor procurement activities and ensure compliance with approved processes and procedures
  • Ensure inspections are conducted by qualified individuals in accordance with the Suppliers' approved Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs)
  • Conduct / attend selected pre-inspection meetings with critical material or equipment Suppliers
  • Implement the Procurement Surveillance Program according to the approved Surveillance Plan
  • Provide feedback on supplier performance to owner of Qualified Supplier List (QSL)


For Long Lead Equipment purchased by COMPANY

  • Review purchasing documents and ensure inclusion of quality requirements
  • Coordinate inspection activities with Suppliers
  • Conduct selected pre-inspection meetings with critical material or equipment Suppliers
  • Coordinate and monitor inspection personnel through approved third party agencies
  • Identify nonconformances, verify proposed dispositions are approved and steward nonconformances to closure

EPC Procured Equipment

  • Provide oversight of Contractor's implementation of their procurement processes and procedures through execution of the Procurement Surveillance Program:
    • Perform assessments and verifications in accordance with the approved Surveillance Plan
    • Review and approve Contractor's procurement procedures and monitor Contractor performance
    • Participate in qualification of proposed Subcontractors or Suppliers
    • Participate in the review of Request For Quotation (RFQ) packages and bid proposals
    • Review key Supplier quality plans, procedures, and ITPs
    • Attend selected Supplier meetings and witness/hold points (pre-award, pre-inspection, in process, Factory Acceptance Tests)
    • Review and approve Contractor's source inspector selection and inspection order assignments
    • Monitor Contractor's source inspection activities and review ITPs and FAT schedule for PT involvement
    • Review selected source inspection reports based upon criticality ratings
    • Ensure Contractor's Supplier surveillance activities are commensurate with criticality ratings
    • Monitors Contractor's process for tracking and closure of deficiencies and corrective actions
    • Interface with the Contractor's Quality personnel to ensure that Contractor stewards resolution of issues in alignment with Project requirements
  • Receive feedback from sites with regard to quality issues of received material and equipment
  • Interface with sites regarding logistics quality activities
  • Identify the need for supplemental source inspection by Company and issue monitoring inspection assignments as needed
  • Advises and informs Project Site Lead and PT on quality issues, status and metrics


  • Bachelor or Associate degree in Engineering or related field is preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in Quality Assurance / Control related to inspection of procured materials and equipment for the Oil & Gas and/or Petrochemical Industry
  • Minimum of 5 years as an Inspection Coordinator / Chief Inspector or equivalent; experience working for major engineering / purchasing Contractor and/or Client is preferred
  • Worldwide experience with Contractors and Suppliers involved in production facilities projects
  • Qualification / certification in auditing and in inspection disciplines is preferred
  • Experience with assessment and verification of project work process systems including purchasing, supplier document control and inspection surveillance
  • Knowledge of inspection and surveillance procedures and requirements
  • Must be proficient in common PC software (MS Word, MS Excel, etc)
  • Read, write and speak fluent English with strong management, leadership and communication skills
  • Looking for someone preferably with recent client experience in the role of a PQC who has the organizational and interpersonal skills to interface with our EPC contractor to work through a back log of sub-contractor and supplier engineering and quality related documents.

Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage application from anyone meeting the requirements for any position for which we recruit and welcome your questions regarding this position.

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