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  • Job reference: RMS0110709

Inspection Advisor – Topsides

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/07/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/07/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our major oil and gas client is currently looking for an Inspection Advisor which will be based initially in Houston but the majority of the work is going to be overseas.

The Role:
Main Functions:
•Responsible to implement Procurement Surveillance Program for 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
•Provide feedback on supplier performance to owner of Qualified Supplier List (QSL)

Responsibilities:
•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
– Monitor Contractor performance
– Participate in qualification of proposed Sub-suppliers
– 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 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 and issue monitoring inspection assignments for Company Inspectors as needed
• Advises and informs PQC/QAC and PT on quality issues, status and metrics

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•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
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