Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Title: Quality Assurance Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-11
Reference: BH-103393
Contact Name: Erika Szydlik
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 19:25

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, an oil and gas company is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist. This is a permanent role located in Cambridge, ON.


  • Monitors and assembles project records to ensure compliance with regulatory and customer requirements
  • Maintains and reviews quality records submitted by suppliers, fabricators and sub-fabricators including paint records, welding records, and dimensional inspection records
  • Assists with development of quality standards and procedures
  • Prepares inspection and test plans for project fabrication
  • Reviews / Audits completed and in-process projects, assists in development of Lessons Learned.
  •  Responsible for the maintenance of the company’s Nonconformance & Corrective Action System. Assists with root cause and corrective action activities
  • Assists with development, collection and evaluation of Performance Metrics
  •  Assists with the maintenance of the company’s ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System & conducts Internal Audits
  • Conducts Internal Audits, from plan development to closure of corrective actions
  • Assists with evaluations of suppliers, fabricators and sub-fabricators; responsible for Supplier ScoreCard development and maintenance
  •  Assist suppliers, fabricators, sub-fabricators, local supplier quality managers, project managers, and customers with root cause corrective action and other quality related tasks
  • Collect voice of the customer data and troubleshoot quality complaints or problems and recommend and/or implement process improvements
  • Reviews customer specifications and contract documents; assists with flow down of customer requirements
  • Ability to travel internationally with less than 10% travel anticipated
Mandatory Qualification:

  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector or Certified Welding Supervisor Required
  • ASQ Certified Quality Auditor Required
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Required
  • Knowledge and ability to apply Quality Engineering & Six Sigma Improvement Tools
  • AWS CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) or AWS CWS (Certified Welding Supervisor)
  • NACE Level II
  • ASTM-Material Specifications, ASQC-CMI program, NBBI boiler inspector program, ASNT-NDT Test program
  • Prior internal auditing experience to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Required
  • Knowledge of ASME and AWS Welding Codes
  • Prior training as ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor required
Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field is preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Mandarin)
  • Steel fabrication
  • Knowledge of coating/painting process and controls
  • Knowledge of welding and associated processes
  • Proficient experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) SharePoint, and data analysis