In your role as a Quality Assurance Engineer on Flowserve’s Nuclear Program, you will support the management of the Nuclear Quality Assurance Program at the Vernon facility.
This is a varied and chlallenging role with a range of responsibilities related to nuclear quality system improvements, QMS improvements, supplier quality management processes, and internal audits.
To be successful in the role, you will need a strong background in nuclear quality programs, experience within a large industrial manufacturing organization, be able to work with associates at all levels of the company (especially on the factory or office floor) and have experience with the manufacture of pumps and seals used in the nuclear industry.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Support Vernon’s Nuclear Quality Program.
Support review of nuclear production orders
Support preparation of documentation for shipment of nuclear orders
Support audit preparation, facilitation, and response (internal, external agency, and Customer audits)
Facilitate NCR and MRB processes
Support and conduct operational audits
PO Review (Code and Safety-Related)
Review of Inspection Reports
Management of Supplier Deviation Requests
Requires the ability to:
Use project management tools to ensure effective and timely completion of project milestones.
Interface with Engineering, Nuclear Sales, and all Nuclear Customers.
Ensure export compliance.
Review Quality Plans for Nuclear orders.
Support maintenance of all quality certifications required for both commercial and nuclear orders (including ISO 9001 and ASME nuclear certificates).
Support the Vernon Internal Audit Program.
Maintain compliance with all relevant Flowserve Global procedures and industry regulations/statutes/requirements.
Use detailed process mapping tools to define and analyze quality management workflows.
Interact with the functional areas including manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, production, and field service/repair to evaluate failure trends, product quality problems, and quality issues.
Evaluate existing quality processes and systems for effectiveness and improvement opportunities.
Interact with customers and suppliers on quality issues plus the resolution of any problems within a process and final product acceptance.
Provide input, guidance, and coaching to the site leadership team to ensure continuous improvement.
Provide quality support for in-process and final inspection to establish quality standards and customers’ requirements.
Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form with a wide variety of customers including both internal and external to Flowserve. Communicate effectively with associates at all levels, from the factory floor to executives at Flowserve and Customers.
Be able to perform and coach others in data analysis and perform root cause analysis.
Preferred Experience / Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical)
5 years QAE experience, including engineered-to-order environments for the nuclear industry
US Citizenship or US Green Cardholder
Experience working with NQA-1 and ISO 9001 quality management systems
Experience with 10CFR Part 21, 10CFR Part 50 Appendix B, ASME nuclear certificates, ASME NQA-1, CSA CAN3-Z299 / N299, ?and ASME BPVC Section III, NUPIC, NIAC
Skilled in CAPA and RCA tools and able to teach and coach these concepts
Skilled in data analysis and quality KPI performance management
Qualified Internal Auditor
NQA-1 Auditor Certified
Lead Auditor Certified
Experience with NCA-3800, NCA-4000, RCCM, KEPIC, and 50-C-Q
Supplier Quality Management Experience
BB Certification or Equivalent Certification/Experience
Experience with European and Asia/Pacific nuclear standards
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