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PROCUREMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE LEADER (PQAL) & SQAL

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/01/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The PQAL monitors, verifies and audits the Procurement Inspection Quality activities executed by
the (D)EPC Contractor on a project. These activities take place both in the Contractor’s offices
and in selected Supplier facilities. The PQAL provides quality assurance and quality control
technical expertise to assist the Contractor to successfully implement its approved Quality Plan
and control procedures to ensure that equipment and materials supplied to the job site meet all
purchase order, specification and statutory requirements. Results of the PQAL’s efforts are
reported to the Project Manager and the PQAM.
Roles and Responsibilities:
 Implement the Project Inspection Quality Plan within the project.
 Advise and inform project Project Manager and the PQAM on Quality issues, status and
metrics.
 Promote Quality awareness throughout the sub-project.
 Issue, process and track project PMT NCR’s and CAR’s written against the Contractor’s
quality program or processes. Verify resolutions are implemented in accordance with
approved dispositions.
 Oversee the development and implementation of project Procurement Inspection Surveillance
Plan and procedures.
 Review and comment on the Contractor’s quality program and control procedures submitted
in accordance with contract requirements.
 Review Contractor’s quality organization and methods for selection of qualified inspection
personnel.
 Perform scheduled periodic assessments and verifications of the Contractor's activities in
order to evaluate and monitor implementation of Contractor’s quality management systems.
 Monitor, investigate, identify and resolve project quality issues.
 Assist in the evaluation of the Contractor’s proposals for utilizing unknown suppliers or subsuppliers
and determine the need for shop surveys.
 Facilitate PMT or Contractor’s Criticality Rating process implementation.
 Review Criticality I and selected Criticality II RFQ packages to ensure that all appropriate
quality requirements have been included.
 Review Contractor’s quality audit schedule, monitor its implementation, and participate in selected audits.
Review selected inspection assignment packages developed by the Contractor for content
and completeness. (correct drawings, data sheets and specifications including addenda)
Attend selected pre-award and pre-inspection meetings with suppliers.
Review Quality Plan (ITP) and quality related procedures from suppliers/sub-suppliers of
critical equipment / material.
Monitor the Contractor¡¦s process for ensuring suppliers are passing down all project quality
requirements to their sub-suppliers.
Ensure contractor is performing quality reporting per the contract.
Assess the Contractor¡¦s performance in handling nonconforming items and corrective actions
against its approved procedures.
Review the Contractor¡¦s process for ensuring that assigned inspectors utilize only approved
drawings and data sheets for final acceptance inspection prior to releasing items for
shipment.
Attend selected inspections and Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) for critical equipment and
materials.
Monitor Contractor¡¦s quality management of logistics activities. (packaging, handling and
preservation)
Review selected supplier final data dossiers to ensure all required information is being
included and the data is formatted correctly in accordance with contract requirements.
Interface with Site Quality Assurance Leader (SQAL) on site quality issues and feedback related to supplied equipment and materials.
Support SQAL to obtain any missing quality documentation need at site. Prepare regular reports to the project PM and the PQAM. (in accordance with the agreed
schedule)
Input to the project PM¡¦s closeout report.
Input to the project Lessons Learned database.
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