Tenere Consulting Ltd. provides industrial equipment procurement support services at manufacturing facilities in Canada, Europe, and the US, ensuring that quality standards and client-defined requirements are met.


Quality Surveillance Services (SQS) 

Tenere Consulting Ltd. provides clients with senior Supplier Quality Surveillance (SQS) specialists who assist with compliance, reviewing, and evaluating of engineering scope, procurement, and manufacturing operations in large scale industrial projects.

Key Quality Surveillance Services (SQS) Include

  • Review of all relevant RFQs, including all docs pertaining to RFQ (Preliminary PO, SDRL, SQR)
  • Participate in the relevant document review cycles as dictated by engineering reps
  • Review of all relevant docs in relation to a given P.O. (P.O. ack., technical requisition, relevant datasheets, and coded drawings)
  • Issue assignment for relevant inspection locations at vendor sites, and sub-vendor sites
  • Co-ordinate third-party inspectors (TPI), including reporting, PAL tracking, and timesheet management
  • Participate/lead pre-fabrication meetings (PFM). Include lessons learned from previous orders, and any site lessons learned when provided
  • Co-ordinate inspectors and vendor requests (PFM, interim inspections, FATs, final, and any emergency/last-minute visits)
  • Carry out in-person inspections as needed (problem vendors, last-minute requests)
    Liaise with vendors/sub-vendors (inspections, scheduling, expediting), and client's engineers on various ongoing issues
  • Participate in yard integration activities including assisting inspectors and suppliers reps in completing the yard work scope (PAL, Integration testing assistance, Punch list (PL) tracking/closeout, shipping/logistical issues)
  • Assist the client in site related PL closeout, and lessons learned for future orders, with the aim to eliminate future issues
  • Participate in PO closeouts

Types of equipment we examine at vendor/supplier facilities 

  • Air separation plants
  • API tanks
  • ASME pressure valves
  • Barges
  • Cold boxes
  • Compressors
  • Controllers
  • Cryogenic systems
  • E-Houses
  • Exchangers
  • Expander packages
  • Electrical and controller panels
  • Electrical switchgears
  • Fire and gas panels
  • Forced and induced draft fans
  • Generator modules
  • Instruments
  • Internal and external coatings
  • Transmitters
  • Turbines
  • Valves
  • Vessels
  • Oil and gas separators
  • Package boilers
  • Petrochemical and refinery
  • Piping, fittings, tubing, casing
  • Pipelines
  • Pipeline metering, prover skids and systems
  • Production equipment
  • Pumps
  • Tanks
  • Towers

For further information about our SQS services, please get in touch with our office at, or give us a call at 403-850-1362.

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