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Product Assurance Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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Job ID: 29444BR

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.
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Your Day-to-Day:
Implement standards contained in Westinghouse "Codes of Business Ethics & Conduct." Ensure that all employees reporting to this position are informed about the standards and related policies, and enforce them within this supervised activity.

1. Develop, recommend, and implement business unit and departmental QA plans/programs according to current U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Westinghouse and customer QA standards for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. Develop and implement policies on scope and retention requirements of quality assurance documentation.

*2. Identify and direct approach for successful resolution of significant product and software quality issues.

*3. Communicate changes in business unit and departmental QA plans/programs and conduct ongoing education, orientation, training and certification programs for appropriate personnel.

*4. Develop comprehensive audit plans. Conduct external audits of supplier and internal audits of Westinghouse division and departmental QA plans/programs to ensure compliance with applicable QA codes/standards. Write follow‑up reports and recommend actions to resolve QA issues. Follow engineering actions to resolve issues identified and evaluate the adequacy of proposed corrective actions.

*5. Represent Westinghouse and provide input during external QA audits conducted by customers, government agencies, ASME, etc. Write audit response and follow up with impacted organizations to ensure that all corrective actions have been taken. Integrate audit results into existing QA plans/programs by developing and implementing new procedures.

*6. Review bid specifications, licensing write‑ups, proposals, purchase order requisitions, field service procedures, and other documentation to verify compliance with technical QA requirements for the design, construction, manufacture and installation of nuclear power plant secondary loop structures, systems, components and modification thereof, as well as for non‑nuclear projects. Identify deviations which could create safety hazards or malfunctions and return associated documentation to design engineering or to higher level QA personnel with recommended solutions.

*7. Participate on site engineering teams and field services by assisting with development and implementation of site QA procedures and ensuring that procedures are followed during installation and testing of Westinghouse supplied systems, equipment, components or maintenance/repair programs.

*8. Develop and implement surveillance program to ensure compliance with technical specifications. Verify accuracy of procedures, tests and records and review inspection and NDT procedures to ensure compliance with purchase order requirements and design engineering specifications.

*9. Apply advanced quality control techniques and statistical methods for collection of deficiency and maintenance information to identify failure causes and trends, rate performance and measure effectiveness of QA programs.

10. Provide technical descriptive and cost input to bid proposals for QA services and training.

11. Assume site QA lead responsibility for routine field maintenance/repair programs.




Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:
  • Technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Typically, four to six years of professional experience.
  • Must meet at least one of the following: ASQ‑certified Quality Engineer or Quality Manager, Lead Auditor per ANSI/ASME NQA1, certified Level II Inspector in disciplines of electrical, mechanical or civil per ANSI/ASME NQA1, or certified NDE level II VT and PT with familiarity with other NDE techniques.

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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:
Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn| YouTube



Benefits:

"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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com./careers/

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn| YouTube
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