Procurement Quality Specialist – Mechanical, Piping, Valves and Bulks Job in Qatar at Airswift

Job Description

Job descriptionOur client, major LNG Operator in Qatar, is hiring for Procurement Quality Specialist – Mechanical, Piping, Valves and Bulks 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 equipment to verify quality requirements on behalf of COMPANY. Reporting and Relationships

  • Reports to the Head of Vendor Quality Surveillance EPC-1 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 Senior Third Party Inspection Services for Instrument and Electrical scope.  

  Key Job Accountabilities

  • Daily interface with Company discipline Engineers
  • Review of Material Requisitions for equipment 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 / Qualifications10 years project experience including Procurement Quality Surveillance for the delivery of LNG facilities or energy industry projectsPreferred: 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 Pressure Equipment, Piping, Packaged equipment, Bulk commodities, Valves, Electrical and Instrumentation.
  • Working within a structured Quality Management System essential.
  • IRCA Audit Certification beneficial

Job Details

Job Location

Company Industry
Oil & Gas

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

Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

About Company

Company: Airswift

Company Location:  Qatar

Job Category: Oil & Gas

About Airswift