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Lead Supplier Quality Engineer - Offshore Wind - Towers

GE Energy
Barcelona, Catalunya 08007
**Job Description Summary**

The Lead Supplier Quality Engineer - Offshore Wind - Towers will work closely with Offshore Wind Sourcing, Design Engineering, Product Service Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management and Installation team, and the Global Supplier Quality team on all activity required to effectively support supplier quality requirements for assigned wind turbine components and suppliers. Focus will be on Offshore specific components and towers for global projects.

**Job Description**

**Roles and Responsibilities**

+ As the Lead Supplier Quality Engineer - Offshore Wind - Towers you will:

+ Develop and lead Qualification plans, process / product verification efforts, quality system audits and supplier surveillance program

+ Lead process improvement efforts using GE Renewable Energy Quality systems, tools and procedures to drive process quality improvements and leverage statistical tools for evaluation of process capability on critical-to-quality (CTQ) part / component characteristics

+ Participate in supplier design / engineering review and approval process and internal NPI (New Product Introduction) process

+ Assure quality through approval of Manufacturing Process Plan (MPP), Product and Process Quality Plan (PQP), product quality reviews, verification of quality documentation, monitoring of compliance and qualification completions / closures

+ Address Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) reduction based on customer, assembly shop and site feedback and incorporate key customer critical-to-quality parameters in supplier processes

+ Ensure quality consistency and reduce variation in processes through First Piece Qualification, pilot lot approvals (when required) and with ongoing serial production and Production Part Approval.

+ Coordinate initiation and resolution of Supplier Deviation Requests (SDRs), material substitutions and quality control reviews on non-conformances at supplier facility and/or wind farm sites

+ Conduct root cause analysis (RCA), FMEA (Failure Mode & Effect Analysis) for process improvement, and preventive / corrective action as required

+ Audit to ensure compliance

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelor's Degree in a Technical field from an accredited university or college

+ Minimum of 3 years of quality process experience

+ English language skills

+ ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:Ability and willingness to travel 40% as required

+ Flexible working location in EU.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Masters Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

+ Experience working with Wind Energy components and/or related processes (welding, coating, NDT, assembly of mechanical and electrical equipment). Experience working with suppliers.

+ Quality training and/or related work experience (ISO 9001). Experience with quality assurance tools: Process Capability, Measurement Systems Analysis, Error Proofing, Statistical Process Control

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; RCA methods, 8D, FMEA

+ Auditing experience

+ Ability to work in a cross-functional and global team environment

+ Written and verbal communication skills.

+ Related Wind sourcing and/or manufacturing experience

+ Lean Six Sigma trained and certified or equivalent quality training and certification. Experience on Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

+ Demonstrated technical aptitude and a passion for quality

+ Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes


Posted: 2021-03-15 Expires: 2021-04-14

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