The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-17733

    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/12/2018 1:08 PM)
    Quality Systems Engineer
    Job Location
    Shift Schedule
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  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Quality Systems Engineer reports to the Director of Quality Assurance.  Primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain quality management systems, including QA manuals, company procedures, corrective action program, and employee training.  Data collected by these systems is used by the executive management team to monitor the health of key aspects of the business including regulatory compliance, customer satisfaction, and cost of poor quality.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

      • Develop and maintain quality assurance program QA Manuals and Company Procedures
      • Ensure programmatic compliance with regulatory guidelines including 10CFR50 App. B, NQA-1, and ISO 9001.
      • Act as a key company representative during customer and third party audits of WVC.
      • Evaluate and assist external vendors and subcontractors in meeting our quality requirements
      • Manage the company’s corrective action program, including monitoring completion of corrective action plans
      • Routinely report status of corrective actions to the Director of Quality Assurance.
      • Participate in Material Review Board as required to drive root cause investigation.
      • Plan and execute team projects aimed at improving department processes to align with strategic goals.
      • Develop and maintain an employee training program including professional certifications and recurring training.
      • Conduct training on quality systems and regulatory requirements with other employees.
      • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Quality Assurance
      • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including HR, Quality, and Safety, Health, and Environmental.


    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must for interfacing internally and externally
    • Interpersonal and organizational skills required
    • Working knowledge of 10CFR50 App. B, 10CFR21, NQA-1, and ISO 9000 standards
    • Must be able to move about the factory and communicate with all employees
    • Ability to work on site at the Weir Ipswich plant
    • BS Engineering degree with 5 to 8 years technical experience preferred
    • Basic computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office Suite and ability to learn business software systems
    • Qualified NQA-1 Lead auditor desirable



    Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


    Mathematical: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


    Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Computer Skills: Computer Proficiency


    Physical Demands: Must be able to move about the factory and communicate with other employees


    Core Competencies

    Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.


    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds

    promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.


    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


    Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness


    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.


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