Vendor Quality Coordinator

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Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80759  

The Vendor / Offsite Quality Coordinator supports the Supply Network with Vendor Surveillance and Supplier Quality Coordination activities.  The OSSQ Coordinators primary responsibility is the coordinate project specific Supplier Quality Plans to ensure that permanent materials and engineered equipment purchased meet or exceed our customer’s quality and workmanship expectations.  

Responsibilities
•    Coordinate Project OSSQ Plans from conception through final fabrication with project management and engineering
•    Have a working understanding of relevant manufacturing, fabrication, testing, and functionality of equipment procured for the projects
•    Be able to read and understand equipment specifications, provide feedback in regards to recommended testing and inspections and be prepared to negotiate with suppliers on those recommendations
•    Develop and monitor the Project Quality OSSQ work hours and cost Budget and forecast
•    Report to management the project on production problems, and assist in identifying and correcting these problems
•    Communicate inspection results to project management, District Quality and engineering and assist with corrective actions and closing Findings
•    Interface with expediting, engineering, Quality and the client to ensure requirements are resolved in a timely manner
•    Have a thorough knowledge  project Quality procedures, ISO Quality Management System,  relevant documents and reporting structures
•    Assist in Supplier pre-qualification by providing input on the suppliers quality program, experience, reputation and past performance/Lessons Learned
•    Provide quality technical support to regarding contract and proposal quality requirements and implications
•    Develop Inspection and Test Plans for suppliers and coordinate shop surveillance and inspections.  Provide support to Districts and projects in overseeing supplier quality as needed
•    Review supplier NCR’s and coordinate developing Supplier Corrective Actions plans.  Coordinate with project quality managers to approve final disposition and sign off on SCAR’s
•    Review and approve Supplier quality docs and ITP’s .  Docs may include quality manuals, ITP’s, fabrication and testing procedures, etc.
•    Provide input to KSN for supplier intelligence and selection.  Conduct supplier audits as needed
•    Review of Vendor documentation
•    Perform field inspections 
•    Ensure lessons learned and best practices are captured and documented

Qualifications 
•    Bachelors Degree in the field of Engineering 
•    6 years of project experience and 2 years of supplier quality experience
•    A broad working knowledge of design and craft disciplines and plant equipment and materials associated with Energy and Infrastructure projects and must be familiar with their associated special processes, inspections, and testing techniques
•    Must be familiar with Energy and Infrastructure Procurement and vendor surveillance/SQ procedures as well as a working knowledge of construction industry codes and standards (AWS, ASME, NEC)
•    SAP PM / MM module experience is strongly preferred
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Word, Excel)
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row 
•    Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between 
•    RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages 
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines 
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs 

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


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