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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. SOURCE INSPECTION COORDINATOR - Houston in Houston, Texas

31166BRReq No.:31166BRJob Description and Qualifications:Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Project Procurement Manager at our corporate headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company having both process gas applications and gasification technology that has been in operation for over 75 years. We have multiple product lines, over 750 production facilities in over 50 countries, and serve over 30 different industries, creating broad opportunities for growth and development. And, we are growing!

We pride ourselves on being an innovative technology company that cultivates an environment of collaboration and inclusion. We need and seek out people who are dedicated and driven to create the future. People with passion and commitment to get it right and a never-ending desire to innovate, learn, improve, and contribute. Sound like you?

The position is responsible for supporting the source inspection team and facilitating the inspection process, including issue resolution of inspection findings, in support of domestic and overseas projects. Work closely with specifying engineers, project team and procurement center to monitor & continuously improve supplier performance to drive toward no defects on delivered material

  • The position shall familiar with the inspection work process and making use of the work process during the steps of inspection work, familiar with the requirements, local and international standards/codes stipulated in AP Spec and applying the requirements in daily inspection work correctly

  • The position shall provide concerning feedback to project in time and cooperating with project, function and expediting team/sourcing team to deal with quality issues at the first time

  • The position shall handle inspection report in time after each inspection trip, reporting NCR issues and punch items found during the inspection visit, tracking, and recording vendor’s correction for issue resolution

  • The position shall raise the quality issues and summarizing lesson learned from previous projects during daily inspection work and pre-inspection meeting for vendor performance improvement

  • Supporting project execution activities. Share experiences / best practices with team members

Nature and scope

  • Responsible to ensure the 3rd party inspectors undertake the quality control on the ordered pressure equipment at vendor’s workshop during product manufacturing to ensure consistent quality, complying with all code, standard and AP specification requirements.

  • Handle the 3rd party inspectors of material certificates review and track, welding and dimension inspection, cleanliness inspection and witness testing, performing final inspection of pressure equipment as defined and specified as the inspection point outlined in the ITP

Principal accountabilities

  • Understanding of work processes

  • Coordination inspection arrangement between inspection and supplier for hold/witness points specified in ITP. Check with supplier on realistic production status and preparation work prior to inspection activity, avoid ineffective inspection man hour happen

  • Input ITP/QCP items into system timely to finish the preparation before any inspection activity

  • Understand inspection requirements defined in Air Products Specifications

  • Provide effective inspection service including timely reporting and support to each domestic and overseas project

  • Closely work with project, function team and timely communicate with or report to the project or function engineers and supervisor once key quality issues found during the inspection activities

  • Participate with global quality communication and learn/share helpful experience

  • Report NCR issues, and track NCR, Punch list timely

  • Continuously push local vendor to understand/meet our requirements based on effective communication with function team

Critical Competencies

  • Safety, Speed, Simplicity and Self-confidence

  • Positive attitude, results driven, self-motivative

  • Hands-on and able to work under pressure

  • Ability to make difficult decision within the defined work scope

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with external suppliers

  • Ability to work cross functionally within Air Products


  • Over 10 Years working experience for inspection and quality control

  • Good knowledge of mechanical drawing

  • Good knowledge of metal material performance

  • Knowledge of welding process

  • Skill of utilize inspection facilities and instruments

  • Good organization and written presentation skills, an eye for detail and the ability to write succinct reports and minutes

  • Good command of written and spoken English

At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products. (https://www.airproducts.com/company)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.Job Title:SOURCE INSPECTION COORDINATOR - HoustonEmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-TX-HoustonCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Equip Sales Plant Support & Global Capital Procurement