Source Inspection Lead

Website Air Products

Source Inspection Lead Job Highlights

Title Source Inspection Lead
Type Full Time
Experience Not Mentioned
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Houston, TX, United States
Company Air Products

Company Profile

Air Products is an industrial gas company with a focus on serving energy, the environment, and emerging markets. The company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment, and applications expertise to industries like refining, chemicals, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Source Inspection Lead who will be responsible for supporting the AP source inspection team and facilitating the inspection process, in support of domestic and overseas projects.

Work closely with specifying engineers, project team, and procurement center to supervise and continuously improve supplier performance to drive toward no defects on delivered material, including issue resolution of inspection findings.

Education Level

  • May require a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • Experience in the manufacturing of Electrical and Instrumentation on skid packages, pumps, etc.
  • Supporting project execution activities. Share experiences/standard processes with team members.


  • First and foremost, to be an AP ambassador for the safety of AP as well as any other contractors in the field
  • Be familiar with the inspection work processes. Ensure that the work processes are completed properly during the steps of inspection operations, familiar with the requirements, and local and international standards/codes stipulated in AP Specifications, and apply the requirements in daily inspection work correctly.
  • Review welding procedures, and NDE procedures, along with the applicable Inspection and Test Plans from the vendor(s) to verify that they meet the PO requirements, in support of the Specifier or their appointee.
  • Travel to the site to be responsible for the inspection efforts. Mentor the site inspection team to ensure a positive continuity between the Site Lead, Site inspector(s), Air Products Project Team as well as Client representatives.
  • If the need arises, coordinate inspections at the main or sub-vendor facilities to make sure the inspections per the ITP have been scheduled and completed.
  • Shall provide concerning feedback to the project team on time and collaborate with the project, expediting, and sourcing team to preemptively avoid any quality issues. Raise the quality issues and summarize lessons learned from previous projects during daily inspection work and pre-inspection meetings for vendor performance improvement.
  • Review and distribute the inspection reports on time after each inspection visit Ensure the site inspection team is reporting all NCRs, quality issues, and punch items found during the inspection visit. Also, to ensure that the site inspection team is keeping, track, of and recording vendor’s correction for issue resolution.


  • Upon occasion, to have the physical ability to perform shop floor inspections at the vendors’ facilities. In the heat, and cold, or climbing in and out of the equipment safely.


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacations, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement plans.
  • The candidates will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in retirement benefits on the first day of employment.

Employer’s Statement

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants 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.

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