Quality Manager III

Sarnia , Ontario, Canada

Job Reference 1242869

Location Sarnia , Ontario, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Quality

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 6, 2024

Our client, a major Oil and Gas company, is looking for a Quality Manager to join their team on a contract opportunity until the end of 2028 to work in Sarnia or Nanticoke, ON.


Provide Quality discipline input to the Project Organization

Plan and manage staffing of Quality personnel for the Project Team (PT)

Develop quality plans, programs, procedures and tools to manage quality across project

Interface with other disciplines and provide Quality input to project plans

Manage the oversight of Contractors" quality-related activities and deliverables

Act as Quality Assurance Coordinator (QAC) while none is assigned to project

Provide direction, guidance and resources to QACs

Provide advice to Project Management on quality issues and support effort to resolve them

Provide feedback on quality-related issues and metrics to the Project Quality function. TASKS AND



  • Promote Quality awareness throughout the project
  • Prepare and maintain Project Quality Plan, Surveillance Programs and other quality procedures and tools and ensure their successful implementation across the project
  • Interface and coordinate work activities between Quality and other disciplines
  • Ensure project-specific indoctrination and general training for Quality personnel is conducted and provide quality-related training for PT as required
  • Provide direction, guidance and resources to QACs - Provide oversight of Contractors" implementation of their Quality program and compliance with project requirements: Ensure appropriate quality and quantity of Contractor's Quality staff assigned to the project
  • Confirm adequacy of Contractors" plans, procedures, processes and documents
  • Ensure appropriate PT review and approval of Contractor's and Suppliers" quality deliverables (e.g., plans, Criticality Ratings, Inspection and Test Plans)
  • Ensure appropriate PT and functional review of deviations to equipment and materials - Ensure audits of Contractors, Suppliers and PT are scheduled and conducted; lead PT audits and participate in Contractor audits as appropriate
  • Steward audit findings to resolution and closure in a timely manner
  • Coordinate Quality management activities to ensure consistency, effectiveness across the Project
  • Maintain ongoing communication with Quality Coordinators (i.e., QACs, PQCs, SQCs)
  • Manage resolution of quality issues and monitor quality performance
  • Coordinate and report Project quality metrics to PT and Project Quality function
  • Interface with Start-up / Operations to ensure clear understanding of project quality and participate in turnover as appropriate
  • Maintain interface communication with Project Quality function and support functional initiatives and tool building efforts as needed



  • Extensive experience executing project construction or quality assurance/control of engineering, procurement, and construction activities
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
  • Extensive experience in responsible roles in Quality Management and coordination of quality surveillance / inspection activities for projects in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Experience as a Project Quality Manager or equivalent experience in management of project quality systems for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Extensive experience with auditing quality management systems. Auditor Certification is preferred.
  • Worldwide experience with Contractors and Suppliers of materials, equipment and fabrications involved in production facilities projects
  • Experience working in client role on oil and gas projects
  • Experience with project mechanical completions processes and documentation for operations turnover
  • Must be proficient in common PC software (MS Word, MS Excel, etc.)
  • Read, write and speak fluent English
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to travel internationally

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