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QA/QC Supervisor/Engineer

Houston, TX

Post Date: 09/28/2017 Job ID: 160437 Industry: Operations

This position will directly report to the D&C Asset Manager and D&C Quality Manager. The primary responsibility of the position will be implementation of Hess D&C Quality System on the project and supervision of QA-QC activities as related to the assigned project.  This will include supporting the project teams in project quality planning, proper implementing of Company QA-QC strategy, and driving the continuous improvement efforts though quality metrics. 



  • Provide QA-QC support to D& C team as assigned to ensure proper controls are in place to promote safety, increase operational efficiency, implement and support LEAN initiatives, and minimize non-productive time utilizing PDCA methodology.
  • Provide feedback to D&C Asset Team & D&C Quality Manager on quality system implementation, effectiveness, and project performance including: Drilling, Completions, Fluids Management, Frac, and Coil Tubing Operations.
  • Act as primary facilitator in building & supporting project quality plans (PQP)
  • Communicate with the D&C teams and Global Supply Chain to ensure Quality requirements and standards are clearly identified in contracts, tenders, and purchase orders
  • Perform audits at Contractor facilities/ Field sites of the Equipment, Material & Services provided within the project scope
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on contractor performance; provides recommendations to senior leadership on contractor / vendor use
  • Review contractors’ Quality Management System, including Inspection Procedures & Test plans to ensure they meet the required standards and specifications per regional needs
  • Input D&C non-productive time due to quality incidents into the online Quality Event Management System (QEMS)
  • Continually monitor quality incidents for trends and ensure mitigation activities are applied within the project. Notifies Operations and Quality Manager of significant problems.
  • Conduct, document and follow up on Root Cause investigations as well as Non Conformance issues with Contractors as necessary.
  • Identify and document the support network of Quality personnel in region, agencies, and inspectors to support operational needs
  • Participate in Contractor End of Quarter Reviews, Performance Reviews and Improvement Reviews
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with the D&C Asset Team & D&C Global Quality team
  • Assist Global Supply Chain with contractor selection by evaluating capabilities, performance, potential risks, and Quality System for content in accordance with Hess vendor qualification guidelines
  • Maintain all Quality Assurance Documentation, Standards, References, Procedures, and Policies on Company internal SharePoint for this region.  
  • Minimum travel of up to 12 hrs per week in support of audits, investigations and assessments, extended work days may be required


  • Minimum 10+ years QA/QC experience in with at least 5 years in drilling and completions
  • Extensive knowledge of drilling and completion equipment and related QAQC codes, standards and specifications e.g. API, NACE and ISO etc.
  • Management of root cause analysis investigation experience, required
  • Drilling and/or completions operational experience, preferred
  • Certified Lead Auditor, preferred
  • Four Year College degree in a technical, business, or management related field, preferred



  • Track record in supervision of multiple inspection personnel in varying drilling & completions facets developing and implementing successful QA/QC standards, processes and programs
  • Ability to develop inspection guidelines and work effectively with minimal supervision in a diverse multidiscipline team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate with management, operations, internal value chain partners, QA-QC resource providers, and contractors providing D&C goods/services
  • Proven organizational skills in coordinating simultaneous projects in accordance with mandatory deadlines
  • Working knowledge of systems based upon: API Q2, ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001 standards
  • Must be have strong computer software and Information System proficiency including: Excel, Power Point, Word, and Visio, and SharePoint
  • Must have ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must be a detail-oriented, self-starter and able to work with little supervision while meeting all suspense’s, KPI’s, and tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership behaviors while prioritizing demanding work loads
  • Must possess a strong critical thinking abilities, including research and analysis
  • Familiarity with drilling and completion equipment, tools, and critical processes and procedures
  • Ability to research, analyze, interpret and reference API standards, Material Test Reports (MTR’s) and Certificates of Conformance as necessary.

Emily Marsh

Emily has been a Recruiter with Cenergy for 6 months; before becoming a recruiter she was an Admin with Cenergy for a year and then moved to an Onboarding Relations Specialist for 1.5 years. Emily's favorite part of her job is "Being able to connect with new people and the ability to enhance their lives with new job opportunities." If you would like to reach Emily please send her an email.

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