Principal Quality Engineer in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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Job ID: 30335BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Codes and Standards – Principal Quality Engineer on our Global Quality Programs team at our Cranberry Township, PA headquarters location. The successful candidate will lead and mentor others in a variety of quality assurance duties to ensure Westinghouse ASME Section III Items
meet the Westinghouse ASME III Quality Assurance Program (WCAP-12308) and Section III Code

Your Day to Day:
• Support administration of the ASME Section III Quality Assurance Program for existing accredited locations under our N-1149 Certificate of Authorization.
• Act as an ASME Section III Quality Assurance subject matter expert.
• Act as the primary interface with the Authorized Nuclear Inspector (ANI) that includes processing of nonconformances.
• Maintain Westinghouse ASME Code Program (WCAP-12308) manual where:
o Lead manual (and supporting procedure) updates when updates are required.
o Assure the manual meets the organizations' process needs and reflects organizational changes.
o Assure Level 2 implementing procedures meet ASME Section III Code and Westinghouse Code Program requirements.
o Assure activities affecting quality are performed in accordance with the Westinghouse Code Program.
• Support ASME Section III Code Projects by:
o Coaching and mentoring for employees with regard to ASME Code applications (e.g. Data Reports) and compliance for new and established Westinghouse projects.
o Assuring that quality commitments and schedule aligns with customer needs and expectations.
o Assuring all Section III Code and Westinghouse Code Program requirements have been met prior to Code Certification (Stamping) Section III Components including component National Board Registration (when required).
• Follow-up on Westinghouse Code Program corrective actions, evaluate responses and ensure objective evidence substantiates adequate closure.
• Capable of completing delegated authority of the Codes & Standard Program Manager (CSPM) when the CSPM is not available.
• Support preparation efforts and host ASME Code Surveys, Authorized Inspection Agency (AIA) Audits and Internal Assessments of the Westinghouse Code Program, including new locations.
o Assure required responses to all ASME Section III Code findings are correct, complete, submitted and closed on time.

Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

• A Bachelor of Science degree in a Mechanical Engineering discipline or related technical field.
• Knowledge and 8+ years practical experience working with the ASME Section III Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and ASME NQA-1 is required.
• 8 to 10 years of progressively more responsible and varied assignments in quality assurance/project management and quality assurance programs.
• Demonstrated experience interfacing with customers, suppliers, regulators (e.g. U.S. NRC) and internal technical groups.
• Relevant experience and application with US NRC Regulations such as 10CFR50 Appendix B and 10CFR21
• Relevant experience in nuclear construction or nuclear fabrication quality assurance/project management (or equivalent) of large, complex engineering, procurement, and fabrication/construction projects will be considered.
• Excellent written (error-free) and verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to communicate technical requirements and regulatory compliance information.
• Communicates clear roles and responsibilities, standards, expectations, structures and processes to ensure successful delivery of high-quality, error-free work.
• Manages emotions in challenging situations and owns decisions and mistakes.
• Experience as an Authorized Nuclear Inspector or National Board Inspector is a plus.
• General working knowledge of ASME Section VIII, XI, and supporting Code books (e.g. Sections II, V, or IX) is a plus.
• Ability to travel up to 15%.


"Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety & Quality First

  • Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity

  • Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally

  • Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership

  • Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees

  • Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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