Bechtel Corporation Project Supplier Quality Representative, UPF (213863) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • Requisition ID: 213863

  • Position Title: Project Supplier Quality Representative, UPF (213863)

  • Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

  • Location: Oak Ridge, TN

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • US Citizenship Required: Yes

  • Badging: Must be able to obtain badging

  • Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education

Project Description:

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

UPF will be built by 2025 for $6.5 billion and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm.

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable

Role Overview:

Executes the supplier quality function on a project, including administration of capability surveys, and area or shop quality surveillance. At project discretion, executes area supplier quality functions within limits of individual certifications.

  • Receives direction and guidance from the Project Supplier Quality Supervisor.

  • Receives functional guidance from the Supplier Quality Manager.

  • Provides project related direction to Supplier Quality Specialists under the supervision of the Project Supplier Quality Supervisor.

  • Corresponds administratively and technically with the Project Procurement, the global business unit Project Supplier Quality team, project engineering, procurement, quality assurance and construction personnel, and Area Supplier Quality Specialists.

  • Corresponds with supplier personnel during pre-award, post-award and purchase order execution phase discussions. Participates with supplier organizations in selection and Bechtel review of manufacturing and examination methods.

  • Occasional contact with Customer personnel during external audits, project bid clarification meetings, and meetings to discuss supplier quality topics. Corresponds with parallel client organizations on technical and quality topics.

Principle responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Represents the procurement supplier quality function on the project. Plans and implements division of responsibility for project activities. Assures completion of tasks assigned by the Project Supplier Quality Manager.

  • Reviews scope of supplier quality participation for assigned project and completes development of cost of services estimate. Obtains project team approval of cost of services budget. Monitors expenditures against approved budgets, and reviews any necessary budget adjustment with the project team. Monitors billing for compliance.

  • Reviews material requisitions including technical specifications with respect to quality requirements, and participates with Engineering in determining levels of surveillance required, and establishing witness and hold points.

  • Prepares project specific supplier quality procedures and operating instructions, incorporating project and client specific objectives into the project supplier quality function.

  • Participates in pre-award and post-award conferences with suppliers.

  • Prepares material requisition specific Quality Surveillance Plans and work instructions.

  • Prepares and issues quality surveillance, capability survey for execution by the assigned Area Supplier Quality Specialists.

  • Reviews, edits and accepts reports prior to distribution and in accordance with project requirements. Distributes reports and correspondence in compliance with project document control procedures. Returns unacceptable reports for necessary corrections.

  • Advises interested parties of technical and quality issues reported in area/shop Quality Surveillance Reports; monitors dispositions and corrections made to assure documented evidence of satisfactory closeout.

  • Facilitates communication between on and off project personnel across disciplines; provides project direction to assigned Area Supplier Quality Specialists; participates in resolution of technical and quality issues arising from area/shop Supplier Quality activities.

  • Performs Surveillance/Receipt Inspection activities at suppliers shop’s as assigned by the Project Supplier Quality Supervisor.

  • This position may require weekly travel to supplier’s shops.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relate field and 6 years of professional related work experience, or in lieu of degree, 12 years of progressive, related work experience.

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education

  • Must be able to obtain site security badge for access to work site.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requisite certification as an ANSI/ASME Level II (further to Level I competencies) and performs the following:

  • Conducts capability surveys of a prospective supplier.

  • Monitors the administrative and technical performance of Third Party Agency quality surveillance contractor personnel to assure that Corporate Supplier Quality Manual and Procedures and quality surveillance assignment instructions are implemented.

  • Performs Supplier Quality Surveillances/Receipt Inspections as directed by the Project Supplier Quality Supervisor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienced in budget development and management and the development of performance metrics.

  • Thorough understanding of Bechtel Procurement System and Supplier Performance Database and Supplier Warning and Advisory process.

  • Experienced with quality management programs including ISO9000, ANSI N45.2, 10CFR50 Appendix B and NQA-1.

  • Thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Thorough understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Thorough understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.

  • Certified audit team lead

Shaping tomorrow together!

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.