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Procurement - Senior Supplier Quality Specialist (Vadodara)

Requisition ID:  218582

Sr Supplier Quality Specialist (Vadodara)


Executes the supplier quality function on a project, including administration of capability surveys, audits and area or shop quality surveillance.  At project discretion, executes area supplier quality functions within limits of individual certifications.  Corresponds administratively and technically with the Project Procurement Manager, the global business unit Project Supplier Quality team, project engineering, procurement, quality assurance and construction personnel, and Area Supplier Quality Specialists.  Corresponds with supplier personnel during pre-award, post-award and purchase order execution phase discussions.  Participates with supplier organizations in selection and Bechtel review of manufacturing and examination methods.

Reviews material requisitions including technical specifications with respect to quality requirements, and participates with Engineering in determining levels of surveillance required, and establishing witness and hold points.  Prepares project specific supplier quality procedures and operating instructions, incorporating project and client specific objectives into the project supplier quality function.  Prepares material requisition specific Quality Surveillance Plans and work instructions.  Prepares and issues quality surveillance, capability survey and audit assignments for execution by the assigned Area Supplier Quality Specialists.  Reviews, edits and accepts reports prior to distribution and in accordance with project requirements.  Distributes reports and correspondence in compliance with project document control procedures.  Returns unacceptable reports for necessary corrections.  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. Attends specific shop visits on project behalf. Participates in preparation of project corrective actions and root cause analyses to resolve significant issues that represent immediate or potential impact to the project. Researches and summarizes data and populates established project and/or procedural metrics.  Develops project specific metrics relative to supplier performance and the Supplier Quality function, at the direction of the Project Procurement Manager.



Experience with major commodities typically procured for global business unit projects recognized Codes and Standards, manufacturing methods, inspection/examination/testing techniques, and technical document review and implementation.  A minimum of 6,000 hours of in-shop quality surveillance or related work. Experience or demonstrated proficiency in the concepts of administration of quality surveillance assignments, including capability surveys and compliance audits. Familiarity with the supply chain process and quality management programs.  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.



Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from a reputed institute.  At least 10 years of relevant experience including working with reputed EPC companies on Oil Refinery, Petrochemicals and LNG Projects. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point).

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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.