Supplier Quality Engineer - Kiewit Supply Network


Lenexa, KS, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 172083 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Supply Network 

Department: Quality 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Project SQS Engineer is responsible for estimating and executing Project Supplier Quality requirements on the Project as per client requirements. Under the supervision of Project Supplier Quality Manager, they will liaise with suppliers, project management, engineering, and construction team. This is an office-based position, but there will be a requirement for the individual to travel up to 15% of this time both domestic and international as needed. 

District Overview

Kiewit Supply Network group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas and chemical; building; and mining.  Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client’s specifications and expectations. 


Lenexa, KS or Houston, TX. 


Under the supervision of Project supplier quality manager or Department Manager:
•    Review & approve of project specific supplier quality and manufacturing documents including Quality plans, Inspection and Test Plan (ITP), Material Test Reports (MTRs), fabrication records etc. against codes, standards, and technical specifications. 
•    Track, manage and resolve supplier nonconformities & quality issues. 
•    Ensure Client Quality requirements are met as set forth in Client Specifications
•    Inspect or support assigned inspectors to ensure pressure vessels, equipment, piping, structural fabrications, and equipment are to code and project requirements.
•    Ensure alignment of inspection and expediting activities
•    Preparation of Project Specific Quality Documents such as instructions, checklists etc.
•    Support assigned inspectors in audits and learn how to perform Supplier Audits
•    Review and approve Supplier deviation requests / disposition technical queries related to Quality.
•    Coordinate with Supplier, Customer & third-party inspector for witness and hold inspection points per project ITPs.
•    Review and approval of the supplier’s final documentation package / data book
•    Undertake training as required
•    Manage & track assigned budget for the project.
•    Manage assigned inspectors, coordinators and 3rd party resources
•    Support small estimates and projects. 


•    Desire to gain knowledge of the design, fabrication, and testing requirements of equipment used in power, oil & gas, water industries.
•    After training is provided, be able to read fabrication drawings for mechanical equipment, pressure vessels, piping, and structural fabrications.
•    Must be able to communicate in a professional manner.
•    Ability to review project and customer technical specifications and incorporate the requirements into Project Quality Plans and ITP’s
•    Required to be fully numerate and computer literate (MS Office)
•    Good communication skills at all levels of the business
•    Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar technical discipline with 0-2 years of work experience.


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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