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Inspection On Shore

Requisition ID:  215881


Supervises Supplier Quality activities on a project.  Provides technical and administrative direction to assigned supplier quality personnel.   Prepares Supplier Quality plans, procedures, and estimates for integration into the project documents.  Distributes and delegates assigned work to the Supplier Quality Specialists and monitors performance against project and functional requirements. 

For salary grade determination, see Addendum.



A. Supervision Received

  • Reports to and receives operational direction from the Project Procurement Manager.
  • Receives functional guidance from the Supplier Quality Manager.

B. Supervision Exercised

  • Provides project administrative and technical direction to Supplier Quality Specialists and assigned Area Supplier Quality Specialists.

C. Contacts

  • Corresponds administratively and technically with the Project Procurement Manager, the project procurement team, the global business unit, the project supplier quality team, project engineering, procurement, quality assurance, construction personnel, and Area Supplier Quality Specialists.
  • Interfaces with project engineering disciplines for inclusion and implementation of project objectives in purchase documents.
  • Corresponds regularly with supplier personnel during pre-award, post-award and order execution phase discussions.  Participates with supplier organizations in selection and Bechtel review of manufacturing and examination methods.
  • Corresponds regularly with relevant Customer personnel during external audits, project bid clarification meetings, and meetings to discuss supplier quality topics.  Corresponds with parallel Customer organizations on technical and quality topics.



  1. Supervises the administration of Procurement Supplier Quality activities related to designated projects where one or more additional Supplier Quality Specialists are required to accomplish the work.  In this capacity, the Supplier Quality Supervisor:
  • Distributes the work and delegates specific tasks to the Supplier Quality Specialists, performing an integral part of the work as time permits.
  • Monitors the activities of the Area Supplier Quality Specialists through review of shop surveillance reports.
  • Reviews the department’s scope of work for the project and prepares job-hour estimates and budget to include technical and non-technical administrative support and monitors expenditures against approved budgets.
  • Prepares project Supplier Quality procedures and operating instructions, as necessary and supervises the administration of these procedures.
  1. Represents the Supplier Quality department at the project level, and is directly involved with project bid clarification and post-award meetings, project reviews, and problems related to supplier quality.
  2. Assists the project team in the development and/or interpretation of technical specifications that fulfill the objectives of the project and Customer.
  3. Participates with engineering, quality assurance and construction organizations in development of cross-functional and proactive approach to mitigation of supplier performance issues.  Provides input for process improvements that minimize risk of manufacturing and testing issues on complex commodities.
  4. Researches and summarizes data and populates established project and procedural performance metrics.  Develops project specific metrics for implementation as deemed useful by the project team.  Provides metric reports to the Supplier Quality Manager.
  5. Monitors the performance of the project Supplier Quality Specialists.  Conducts annual reviews, prepares annual salary recommendations, and assists the Supplier Quality Manager in developing recommended and mandatory training plan.
  6. Performs capability assessment surveys and quality system audits on project behalf.  Makes recommendations to project regarding suitability of supplier based upon results of surveys and./or audits.
  7. Participates on project behalf in meetings and teleconferences with suppliers for the purposes of performance improvement, resolution of specific issues and to highlight and address performance trends that indicate potential negative impact to project objectives.
  8. Evaluates supplier performance records; provides data and information to the project relative to continued or serious supplier performance issues; and recommends issuance of supplier warnings or advisories where appropriate.



  • Experienced in budget development and management and the development of performance metrics.
  • Thorough understanding of Bechtel Procurement System and Supplier Performance Database and Supplier Warning and Advisory process.
  • Experienced with quality management programs including ISO9000, ANSI N45.2, 10CFR50 Appendix B and NQA-1.
  • Requisite certification as an ANSI/ASME Level II (further to Level I competencies) and performs the following:
  • Conducts capability surveys of a prospective supplier.
  • Participates as an audit team member or technical resource for nuclear material and/or 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.
  • Supervises the activities of a Level I or Level II certified Supplier Quality Specialists.


All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile.

Position for Los Pelambres Project in Santiago, Chile.

Salary will be based on current market rates and the posted grade will not be adjusted to suit the successful candidate.



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.