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Manager, Quality Assurance China in Shanghai at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job ID: 26997BR

In this position, the Quality Assurance Manager will be expected, but not limited to:

  • Provide administrative, management and technical leadership to a small team of QA engineers to perform a wide range of Quality Assurance & Quality Control functions

  • Establish development plans to assure QA engineering staff are appropriately trained to achieve quality and project performance objectives

  • Implement quality assurance best practices through continuous improvement

  • Promote, nurture and assure a mature and healthy Nuclear Safety Culture and Safety Conscious Work Environment across all functions at WEC China

  • Drive safe, error free performance and a safety conscious work environment through active use and promotion of Human Performance tools and organizational learning

  • Further the development and implementation of Westinghouse Global Management System to support company business growth in China and Asia as applicable

  • Monitor implementation of the Westinghouse’s Global Management System for the delivery of Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Systems; Decommissioning, Decontamination, Remediation and Waste Management (DDR&WM) services; and other Westinghouse product and services supplied to China’s commercial nuclear power industry

  • Recommend and implement solutions to quality problems, ensure swift and thorough corrective and preventive action.

  • Interface with Westinghouse Quality organizations around the world organization to ensure compliance and consistency of Quality processes, and to share best practice and organizational learning

  • Coordinate oversight at specified Westinghouse suppliers in China to confirm contract compliance with technical and quality requirements

  • Interface with customers, regulators, and industry organizations on behalf of Westinghouse, and influence appropriate industry quality changes and improvements

  • Ensure effective change management, keeping clear and open lines of communication with Quality Manager, regulatory agencies, customers and suppliers as appropriate

  • Develop department budget and control expenditures to remain within budget

  • Development of cost estimates for quality assurance activities as input to marketing proposals

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS degree (preferably engineering/technical) plus at least 10 years of progressive quality assurance experience required.

  • Certifications such as IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620, Non-Destructive Examination, quality engineering, quality management, or auditing is beneficial

  • Broad knowledge of nuclear quality assurance regulations, codes and standards.

  • Deep working knowledge of ISO 9001, HAF003, HAF601, HAF604, ASME NQA-1 1994, ASME B&PV Code, State Council Order 500, and associated regulations and standards is preferred. Knowledge of IAEA GSR Part 2 is highly desirable.

  • Knowledge and application of INPO Principles for a Strong Nuclear Safety Culture, Principles for Excellence in Nuclear Project Construction, and WANO Traits of a Healthy Nuclear Safety Culture.

  • Knowledge of engineering, manufacturing, fabrication and testing work processes, general business acumen.


At least 10 years of progressive quality assurance experience required


Westinghouse is committed to an equal opportunities policy and will assess all applicants fairly on the basis of their abilities and potential, according to the needs of the job. Please note that due to the nature of work in the nuclear industry, and to maintain our high standards of safety at work, it is necessary that some occupations may require a specified physical condition which may preclude people with some disabilities from being able to carry out these roles. Disabled people will be assessed on the basis of their abilities and potential, according to the requirements of the job. In the event that a candidate supplies information in the recruitment process which indicates that they may require reasonable adjustments to be made to either the recruitment process and/or the working environment, you will be contacted in the first instance to discuss the available options and to obtain your consent to any discussion or arrangement of this.


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