Quality Specialist

Job Title: Quality Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-02-15
Reference: BH-99777
Contact Name: Courtney Blazevic
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 23:26

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, is currently seeking a Quality Specialist in Calgary, AB. This position is full-time 40 hours per week on a contract term.


  • Manage approved suppliers to ensure continued adherence to Client quality, supply chain, technical and commercial requirements 
  • Develop supplier key performance Indicators and monitor in collaboration with other stakeholders. 
  • Provide subject matter expertise (Materials, Service, Commercial, Technical and Quality) to: 
    • Aid business leaders in making critical business decisions regarding supplier capabilities and performance. 
    • Provide expertise to Project Managers, Buyers, Contract personnel and Operations in the selection of service or material providers. 
    • Provide commercial and quality expertise to Engineering for the development of Equipment or Design Specifications.
    • Recommend and lead improvements to current supplier performance management processes; 
    • Development of enterprise audit plan for supplier assessments; 
  • Manage the Client Approved Supplier List which requires activities such as the onboarding of new suppliers and advising them of the Client's performance expectations, policies and procedures and the identification of material or service provider gaps. 
  • Manage the Supplier Management System to ensure that the system contains relevant and accurate information. Provide training to all levels of the organization on the use of the system and leads the development of enhancements to the system by obtaining user feedback and working with IT. 
  • Manage the Restricted Party Screening tool by ensuring all new suppliers are checked against this system and managing the associated processes for the use of the system. 
  • As required, conduct Quality Management Assessments on suppliers using the ISO 9001 framework. 
  • Provide assistance as necessary for regulatory audits. 
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned. 

  • University business degree (Supply Chain or related field) and 10+ years relevant experience; relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a business degree 
  • Lead Quality assessor/auditor certification from a recognized institution 
  • Demonstrable understanding of various Quality Management Systems and regulatory standards (ISO 9001, ABSA, CSA, API) 
  • Able to demonstrates ability to solve more complex problems by analyzing variables and applying appropriate solutions for complex and/or sensitive issues; 
  • Gather required data from stakeholders and evaluate objectives and goals to create and lead project plans (depending on initiative) 
  • High degree of business acumen and technical aptitude; 
  • Excellent attention to detail, planning and organizational ability; 
  • High degree of proficiency and skill with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio); 
  • Broad business and technical knowledge in resolving problems, project management, identifying opportunities and with a keen awareness of interrelationships with other stakeholders; 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing ideas and solutions to enhance business results; 
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as effective presentation skills;
  • Preferred: 
  • Completion of a SCM related professional certification, such as SCMP, CPIM, CSCP, PMAC or ISM, is considered an asset. 
  • Project management designation is considered an asset 

Job Reference # 99777