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WSP Canada

Senior Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Coordinator - 6 Months (Temp)

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking an experienced Senior Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Coordinator (Temporary for 6 months) in Supply Chain Management (SCM) team, located at our Calgary office. Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain Management this position will be responsible for SQS functions on various Energy, Resources, and Industry (ERI) projects. Complete assigned work by ensuring quality, meeting schedule and budget for assigned projects by carrying out the assigned responsibilities. This is a part time position for a duration of 6 months with a potential of conversion to full time employment in future.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:

The responsibilities, tasks and activities for the SQS Coordinator will include but are not limited to the following.
  • Clear understanding of SQS procedures/workflows and how they relate to Client-specific and/or project requirements.
  • Identification of Inspection Agencies with qualified 3rd party inspectors locally (Alberta), across Canada, USA, Europe, Asia as required.
  • Capability to review and approve the inspectors proposed by Third Party Inspection Agency (TPIA)
  • In collaboration with WSP Buyer or Client, establishes appropriate commercial relationships - Rate Sheets, Billing arrangements, contact information - with Third Party Inspection Agencies.
  • Works closely with Project Managers and Responsible Engineers and Expeditors
  • Works with SQS Team Lead to refine the projects SQS needs.
  • Establishes details of work assignment and reporting requirements for TPIA.
  • Prepares man-hour estimates for various projects and participates in the management of those hours
  • Coordinate inspection activities with TPIA at vendor's facilities.
  • Receives inspection reports, reviews for quality of fabrication, progress as per fab schedule, and follows up on any noted deficiencies in vendor's facility.
  • Distributes inspection reports to team - WSP PM, PE, Leads, Expeditor and Client
  • Reviews vendor QC Manuals for completeness
  • Ensures vendor compliance to VDR, Codes, Standards and Regulations
  • Ensures client document requirements are met and communicates information accordingly.
  • Notifies WSP Expeditor of any Supplier document inconsistencies or deficiencies, assists in correcting same
  • In coordination with Director, Supply Chain Management, Project Managers, Expeditors and Clients, makes visits to vendor shops to review quality processes.
  • Works directly with expeditors to correct delivery slippages related to quality issues.
  • Communicate quality issues with Project Team.
  • Collaborate with relevant 'key working relationships, such as Client and Supplier quality representatives, to ensure all quality activities regarding PO's have been addressed and covered off.
  • Closeout quality section of PO's once all contractual and procedural requirements have been met.
  • Manage deadlines and ensure appropriate communication is provided (to relevant parties) when schedule conflicts arise.
  • Administer and electronically distribute specified reports to Clients and/or engineering staff members.
  • Expected to work with all levels of the organization in a cohesive manner.
  • Responsible for large, complex packages and large fabrication orders
  • May be the SQS Lead on a medium - large sized Project.
  • Assist in the development, review and / or revision of WSP General Specifications as required.
  • Mentor to junior staff for = guidance on work methods, procedures and specific quality requirements.
  • Provide assistance in the resolution of complex problems.
  • Review material requisitions.
  • Review and approve ITPs/WPSs/Vendor Quality Plans/Testing Procedures.
  • Coordinate/chair/minute pre-inspection meetings.
  • Manage vendor NCRs when required, including report initiation, advice on corrective actions, and follow-through to closeout.
  • Ensure current drawings, RFIs and project updates are made available for inspection personnel.
  • Participate in meetings with vendor and client, as required.
  • Review and approve invoices from Third Party Inspection Agency (TPIA).
  • Maintain TPIA spend and payment log.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Good knowledge of major equipment procured on ERI projects in industries like, Mining, Waste to Energy, Power Transmission, Battery Plants and Oil and Gas.
  • Broad understanding of pipeline and facilities engineering
  • 8 - 11 + year's industry experience.
  • University, College, Technical school graduate or Trade Certificate
  • Welding and shop fabrication experience
  • CWB Level II or III Welding Inspector
  • API 1169 Pipeline General Inspector Certification
  • ASNT Level - II Certification in NDT techniques will be an asset.
  • Proficiency with using Oracle based SCM systems.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-06

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