Sr. Supplier Quality Specialist

Requisition ID:  255261

Requisition Posting End Date: 03/31/2023


Company Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Located at the Gurgaon office will be responsible for leading supplier quality activities on the Oil and Gas, Infrastructure and Metal & Mining Projects involving complex commodities.



A. Supervision Received


  • Reports to and receives operational direction from the assigned Supervisor.
  • At jobsite locations, reports to and receives operational direction from the Project Field Procurement Manager.

B. Supervision Exercised


  • May provide supervision, training and guidance to other supplier quality personnel as required.

C. Contacts

  • Maintains working relationships with project Supply Chain personnel and project discipline personnel in order to perform assigned duties.
  • Maintains working relationships with suppliers involved with the performance of assigned tasks.



  • Prepares Supplier Quality Plans, procedures and estimates for integration into the project documents in accordance with Project/ Corporate Procedures
  • Represents Bechtel as the prime contact with respect to supplier quality to verify that supplier furnished equipment and material conforms to the technical and quality requirements of the procurement documents.
  • Coordinates with Supplier Quality Regional Managers and Supervisors for the allocation of resources for intended Quality Surveillance Assignments (QSAs)
  • Participates in bidder pre-award and post-award activities and utilizes metric reports in bidder pre-award and post-award meetings and provide to SQRs to discuss known issues with suppliers during initial visits
  • Evaluates supplier’s conformance to specified quality criteria on a specific assignment or group of assignments in order to provide input to recommendations for placement of future orders
  • Coordinates, reviews, obtains and resolves Project Quality Assurance and Engineering comments on Quality Surveillance Pans when required by Project Procedures and Engineering Department Procedure Instructions
  • Monitors and reports quality metrics established by the Corporate/Business Unit Supplier Quality Manager
  • Reviews, edits, accepts and distributes Quality Surveillance Reports in accordance with Supplier Quality manual and Project procedures
  • Ensures survey and audit reports are approved and then saved into an approved internal database
  • Provides Project direction to Supplier Quality Representatives (SQR) that carry assignments for Project
  • Notifies the Project Procurement Manager and responsible Project personnel of any significant Supplier problems and initiates timely follow-up
  • Monitors and manages job hour and monetary budgets and initiate trends when any overrun is foreseen or experienced
  • Provides supplier submittal document registers to SQRs when requested or on a managed regular basis
  • Reviews supplier generated quality verification documentation to verify conformance to procurement document requirements
  • Investigates quality issues reported to the Supplier Quality Manager on equipment/materials where quality surveillance has been performed using available documents such as Corrective Actions, Field Change Notices, back charge notices, non-conformance reports & Deviation Report registers, etc.
  • Records and trends out of scope work resulting from activities being undertaken that were not originally estimated or planned
  • Initiates Supplier Advisories or Warnings when supplier performance and/or situation falls within the defined structure of Corporate Supplier Quality Manual directions for such action.




Bachelor of Engineering degree (Mechanical preferred) from a reputed institute. Minimum 10 years of relevant experience including in-shop quality surveillance background for Oil Refinery, Petrochemicals and LNG Projects. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Experience in supervisory/leadership role will be added advantage.



  • Experience with major commodities typically procured for Oil and Gas, Infrastructure and Metal & Mining Projects, recognized Codes and Standards, manufacturing methods, inspection/examination/testing techniques, and technical document review and implementation.
  • Requisite certification as an ANSI/ASME Level II (further to Level I competencies), ASNT Level II in RT/UT/PT/MT/VT and performs the following:
  • Conducts capability surveys of a prospective supplier.
  • Participates as an audit team member or technical resource for quality program audits.
  • Monitors the administrative and technical performance of Third-Party Agency quality surveillance contractor personnel to assure that Corporate Supplier Quality Manual and Procedures and quality surveillance assignment instructions are implemented.
  • Performs hands on inspections to verify by re-examination the efficacy of supplier inspection efforts and to provide assurance of the conformance of equipment or materials to procurement document requirements.
  • Skilled in working with and communicating effectively both orally and in writing with other project functional groups.
  • Capable of providing early warning to the Project Management of supplier deficiencies or schedule slippage.
  • Capable of interpreting schedules to ensure they are realistic, that required activities occur on time, and that interface between activities is maintained.







Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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