Senior Supplier Quality Specialist
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Senior Supplier Quality Specialist
Ref No.: 18-05503
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Job Title:Senior Supplier Quality Specialist
Job Duration: 12+ Months
Job Location: Kansas City, MO


Responsible for supporting the company's programs for supplier quality and performance.
Developing project plans for supplier surveillance and expediting.
Preparing project budget estimates and monitoring project expenditures.
Performing selected shop visits.
Provide input for establishment of ITP's & Inspection levels
Provide input for the development of Inspection specifications
Supporting budget estimation process for inspection budgets
Developing specific inspection instructions / assignments
Preparing inspection assignment packages
Reviewing and approving proposed inspection resources
Attend critical Pre-Inspection Meetings with inspectors where possible
Maintaining Inspection logs / schedules
Supporting inspection resources with scheduling of activities at suppliers (where required)
Performing technical review on reports
Distributing report to the project teams
Identifying required follow up actions and individuals and ensuring the any follow up actions are completed and all information passed to all involved personnel
Review and follow up to conclusion of any Client's
Review and follow up of Release process
Collecting and maintaining lessons learned
Review and closeout of inspection file
Acting as liaison with clients, suppliers, and project staff (office and field).
Assisting the Director of Quality Assurance, Director of Procurement, and Supplier Quality Manager.

Urgent need for a Welding Engineer, or equivalent knowledge/experience, to perform Review of Supplier Submittals related to Special Processes such as Welding, Heat Treatment, Nondestructive Examination (NDE).
Extensive knowledge of governing codes, welding processes typically used in steel manufacturing, heat treating, shop fabrication methods, and both ferrous/nonferrous materials is required.
Must have a working knowledge of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping, heater tubes, and pumps typically used in the Oil, Gas, and Chemical industry.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, is required. Candidate will routinely communicate with Engineering, Project Team, Clients, and Suppliers.
Listing of Specific Governing Codes:
ASME Section II - Part A Ferrous Materials, Part B Nonferrous Materials, and Part C Specification for Welding Rods, Electrodes and Filler Materials
ASME Section V – Nondestructive Examination
ASME Section VIII – Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels Div. 1 and Div. 2
ASME Section IX – Qualification Standard for Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Procedures; Welders; Brazers; and Welding, Brazing, and Fusing Operators
AWS D1.1 – Structural Welding Codes
ASME B31.1 – Power Piping
ASME B31.3 – Process Piping
API 650 - Welded Tanks for Oil Storage
API RP 582 - Welding Guidelines for the Chemical, Oil, and Gas Industries
Current AWS Certified Welding Inspector Certification is a plus.
Valid Driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.