Procurement Quality Specialist- Desalination and He4 Job in Qatar at Airswift

Job Description

Job descriptionOur client, major LNG Operator in Qatar, is hiring for Procurement Quality Specialist- Desalination and He4 to work for Multi-Billion LNG expansion project. This is a 24 months contract and residential role to be based initially in Qatar with possible relocation to EPC Site Office.  Job Purpose:Provides Procurement Quality oversight of the EPC Contractor’s program for purchase of materials and Packaged equipment to verify quality requirements on behalf of COMPANY. Reporting and Relationships:

  • Reports to the Head of Vendor Quality Surveillance (HoVQS) with interface/consultation with Company discipline engineers.
  • Position is a full-time, residential quality position initially based in Doha Qatar .
  • Coordination of Third Party Inspection Services (TPIS) personnel representing Company.
  • This position will be supported by a dedicated Senior Third Party Inspection Service for Instrument and Electrical scope.  

  Key Job Accountabilities

  • Daily interface with Company discipline Engineers
  • Review of Material Requisitions for equipment (Desalination and Helium package) and materials to verify quality requirements and inspection levels. 
  • Coordinates Third Party Inspection Services (TPIS) for supplementary surveillance on critical packages and selected materials at vendors and sub vendors
  • Coordinates activities in accordance with Company Procurement Quality Surveillance Plan and project specifications.
  • Attends Kick-Off Meetings (KOM) and Pre-Inspection (PIM) on behalf of COMPANY with CONTRACTOR and VENDOR for equipment and materials with (High and Medium Criticality) and selected bulk commodities. 
  • Ensures Contractor compliance with the stated deliverables of the PO and COMPANY specifications
  • Reviews Vendors and Contractors Inspection and Test Plan input for correctness and coordinates COMPANY engineering input
  • Coordinates COMPANY attendance as per approved vendor or sub vendor Inspection & Test Plans
  • Stewards the Vendor specification deviation process for assigned purchased orders.
  • Reviews CONTRACTOR and COMPANY inspection surveillance reports for completeness and follows-up on any anomalies or deficiencies reported.
  • Monitors and verifies CONTRACTOR and VENDOR deficiency controls for control of non-conforming product.
  • Reviews Vendor preservation procedures, preservation Inspection and Test Plan activities including requirements for shipping and packing.
  • Monitors the Vendor Inspection process including identification of Carry Over Work (COW) and Punchlists items.
  • Coordinates Company or TPIS attendance to Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)
  • Conducts Procurement Quality Assessments as per the Procurement Quality Surveillance Plan
  • Participates in selected Procurement Quality PO Compliance quality audits  


Required Experience / Qualifications

  • 10 years project experience including Procurement Quality Surveillance for the delivery of LNG facilities or energy industry projects
  • Preferred: Bachelor or Associates Engineering qualification or diploma in a mechanical or electrical discipline

 Knowledge and/or Experience

  • Strong coordination skills, extensive quality experience in similar responsible roles on major oil & gas engineering & construction projects.
  • Experience in facilitating & coordinating efforts to resolve interface issues
  • Experience with conducting audits & assessing process-driven quality systems

 Technical and Business Skills:

  • A thorough knowledge of codes and standards and procurement processes related to Packaged Equipment, Bulk Commodities, Valves, Electrical and Instrumentation.
  • A working familiarity of ATEX and IECEx certification schemes.
  • Working within a structured Quality Management System essential.
  • IRCA Audit Certification beneficial

Job Details

Job Location

Company Industry
Crude Petroleum & Gas Extraction; Oil & Gas; Petrochemicals & Refined Petroleum Products Manufacture

Company Type
Recruitment Agency

Job Role
Purchasing and Procurement

Employment Type

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Senior Executive

Years of Experience
Min: 10

Residence Location

About Company

Company: Airswift

Company Location:  Qatar

Job Category: Crude Petroleum & Gas Extraction; Oil & Gas; Petrochemicals & Refined Petroleum Products Manufacture

About Airswift