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Senior Quality Engineer - Columbia, SC in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 3/25/2018

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Job ID: 27120BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quality Engineer at our Columbia, SC site. The Senior Quality Engineer should expect to be responsible for the following:

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Minimum Requirements:

Technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Four to six years of professional experience.

In depth knowledge of national consensus standards of quality assurance, such as, ASME B&PV Code, ISO, Six Sigma, ANSI/ASME NQA1 and Appendices, ANSI N45.2 and the daughter standards, IEEE Standards, and U.S. NRC Regulatory Guide series.

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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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