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WSP Canada

Senior Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Coordinator

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking an experienced Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) Coordinator to join our 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 Nuclear Power Generation and Transmission projects.

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. Approve proposed inspectors.
  • Ensure the assigned inspectors maintain their proficiency and qualifications.
  • An ability to communicate complex technical information to a wide range of audiences internally and externally.
  • Maintain a weekly lookahead of source surveillance/ verification assignments, status and resourcing. Manage and distribute results of surveillances from WSP
  • Participate in daily plan of the day and weekly scheduling meetings to support effective scheduling.
  • Support with lookahead planning for adequacy of resources or identify shortfalls.
  • Demonstrable capability to assess the performance of processes including, Visual inspection, Dimensional inspection, Documentation Review, NDT, Hardness Testing, Surface finish, Pressure testing, Welding, Heat Treatment.
  • Demonstrable understanding of QAQC standards and capability to perform quality surveillance of suppliers manufacturing components for CANDU reactors.
  • Capable of interpreting specifications, drawings, quality plans.
  • Establishes details of work assignment and reporting requirements for TPIA. Ensure proper scheduling, pre job briefing and performance of inspectors.
  • Prepares estimates for assignments and manages those hours.
  • Receives inspection reports, reviews for quality of fabrication, progress as per fab schedule, and follows up on any noted deficiencies in vendor's facility.
  • Ensures vendor compliance to document requirements, Codes, Standards and Regulations.
  • Collaborate with relevant 'key working relationships, such as Client and Supplier quality representatives, to ensure all quality activities related to equipment have been addressed.
  • Expected to work with all levels of the organization in a cohesive manner.
  • Assist in the development, review and / or revision of WSP General Specifications as required.
  • Review and approve ITPs/WPSs/Vendor Quality Plans/Testing Procedures.
  • Coordinate/chair/minute pre-inspection meetings.
  • Manage and report any NCRs or corrective actions that arise due to suppliers' performance or QA issues
  • Review and approve invoices from Third Party Inspection Agency (TPIA).

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Good knowledge of major equipment procured for nuclear power generation facilities.
  • 10+ Yrs. experience of inspection / quality surveillance preferably in a CSA N299 / ASME III NCA 4000 environment.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Welding and shop fabrication experience
  • CWB Level II or III Welding Inspector
  • API 1169 Pipeline General Inspector Certification
  • Valid certification (at least level II) in NDT (MT, PT, UT, RT interpretation
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment training is asset

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 2024-08-13

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