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  • Job reference: RMS0172037

Supplier Quality Surveillance Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/10/2016
  • Duration: 12 months
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is the world's largest exploration and production company with operations in over 29 countries. In Australia our client is leading the way in both upstream and downstream oil and gas projects with further development projects in the pipeline.

The Role:
We are looking for an experienced Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Coordinator who can provide competent and professional administration and enforcement of the Project’s SQS program, so as to safeguard the final quality integrity of equipment handed over to the operating business unit.

The Project SQS Coordinator is responsible to the PQM to ensure that the Project SQS program is enforced during all phases of the project from selection of the vendors/contractors through design, Engineering, fabrication, installation and testing up to acceptance. This position shall also be responsible for overseeing the quality deliverables as part of the delivery and installation of the Subsea architecture.
From time to time the Project SQS Coordinator will be required to undertake some additional Project Quality Management duties as delegated by the Project Quality Manager.

Some interstate and international travel is required to visit manufacturing locations.

To be successful in this role you must have the following;
• Minimum 10 years’ experience with exposure to offshore and/or onshore oil and gas facilities construction, installation and commissioning with a considerable component of that work involving subsea equipment and topsides piping and structures.
• Minimum 10 years working experience and knowledge of subsea Xmas Trees, Wellheads and associated equipment.
• Minimum 10 years in a responsible QA role including managing supplier quality surveillance (SQS) programs including selection and management of third party inspectors and auditing experience.
• Experience with contractors and vendors involved with subsea equipment manufacture, coating, installation and commissioning.
• Good interpersonal skills.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Formal technical qualifications or trade/post trade qualifications in areas applicable to the role. Excellent manufacturing safety knowledge and awareness.
• A Lead auditor qualification and thorough knowledge of international quality standards such as ISO 9001 and API Q1 latest edition, API product specifications 6A, 16A and 17D and Australian quality management standards applicable to certain products (e.g. AS3834 for fusion welding of metallic components.)
• Thorough knowledge of subsea equipment manufacturing and testing methods (including subsea trees, wellheads, valves, manifolds, flowlines, umbilicals and controls). This will include forging, machining, welding, non-destructive test methods, electrical testing, software testing, pressure testing, factory acceptance test methods etc.
• Good understanding of industry codes and standards, in particular for subsea equipment and pressure equipment in hydrocarbon service.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary or Associates degree in Engineering or Science.
• Good working knowledge of environmental and safety standards and regulations applicable to offshore subsea equipment (including subsea trees and flowlines).
• Thorough knowledge of Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA) legislation as applicable to technical approvals.
• Good knowledge of transport and packing requirements.
• One or more of the following formal technical qualifications - welding technologist, NDT technologist, NDT technician.
• Minimum 5 years working experience and knowledge of running Wellheads and installation of subsea Xmas Trees.
• Working experience with establishing and maintaining criticality based quality and inspection programs.
• Working experience with the development of project specific validation plans and working with verifying bodies.
• Good understanding of subsea equipment installation methods.
• Experience with performing PMI / inspection of materials and equipment.
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