Assist the Supplier Quality Director and Managers in the development of the Supplier Quality program including process and procedure development, supplier due diligence, audits, scorecards, and supplier development
Create standard Supplier Quality procedures for use across Operations, Manufacturing, and Product Lines; rationalize and simplify existing procedures and guidelines as applicable
Interpret Design Engineering data (including blueprints, Bills of Material, specifications), and customer requirements
Define Inspection test plans / quality plans that may be required for manufacturing, sourcing or customer contracts
Understand and administer supplier quality fulfillment of project contract requirements
Ensure a compliant and qualified supply base by conducting supplier evaluations, supplier qualifications, supplier scorecards, supplier improvement action plans, and supplier audits
Approve supplier selection through more streamlined qualification processes
Improve supplier quality performance for assigned suppliers via Quality Plan implementation and relevant monitoring based on the risk categorization of the supplier
Review customer / project specifications and identify quality requirements
Implement quality inspection and testing requirements
Participate in kick-off meeting / pre-inspection meeting with vendor
Review and approve vendor quality documentation for First Article Inspections at a minimum; Sourcing, ASL team and Supplier Quality must coordinate to ensure all documents are collected from the supplier
ASL Team should coordinate with Supplier Quality and Sourcing to close the documentation gaps
Arrange supplier quality inspections to be done using internal resources or via a third party inspector
Assure supplier compliance to Weatherford process and regulatory requirements through supplier monitoring process; develop and utilize supplier scorecards in line with the requirements of the Quality Management system
Develop positive relationships and work closely with Engineering, Sourcing leaders, Manufacturing leaders, and shop floor personnel to manage and implement supplier and engineering changes
Interface with Suppliers, Engineering, and and Sourcing to drive Quality improvements that minimize the Costs of Quality, specifically Failed on Arrival/Install (FOA/FOI) issues, field failures, and factory defects
Ensures Corrective and Preventative Action Reports (CPARs) are prepared by supplier, completed with the sufficient level of depth, and actions are monitored through to effective closure
Identify and report any quality concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
8+ years of experience in Quality or Engineering (with Quality focus) in an industrial related business
5+ years knowledge in ISO 9001 and API
Demonstrated experience with third parties, supplier qualifications, and audits
Ability to interpret engineering drawings, technical notes, procedures and specifications
Basic knowledge of various welding processes (SMAW, GTAW, FCAW, and SAW) and materials
Fabrication or design experience for Mechanical SQEs; Electrical / software experience for Software SQEs
Working knowledge of recognized standards and codes such as ASME, AWS, API, ASTM, NACE, ISO, etc.
Knowledge about NDT methods such as (PAUT, MT, US, ToFD, LP)
Demonstrated skills related to problem-solving, decision-making, judgment, leadership, root-cause analyses, and team collaboration to lead and influence others to drive change
Internal Auditing experience
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to read, write, speak and understand Chinese (for China-based SQE)
Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company, providing integrated solutions across well stages and customer domains to the oil and gas industry.
We integrate trusted technologies with innovative ideas to help finish wells earlier and produce more for longer.
Oil and gas producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best talent in the industry.