Quality Specialist

Requisition Number:  3115
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

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.



Quality Specialist– Peterborough, Canada

Your day to day:
•    Managing development and implementation of Business Unit quality policies in compliance with customer requirements, codes, and standards
•    Participating in the establishment of methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
•    Auditing, Identifying, investigating, correcting, and documenting potential quality, environmental and safety problems
•    Monitoring changes to Westinghouse global QMS and maintaining alignment of the Canadian program
•    Requisition materials and supplies as they relate to the customer requirements ensuring that a high level of nuclear safety standards are met and maintained
•    Ensuring quality program changes are communicated and implemented throughout the Business Unit
•    Training staff in job duties, quality procedures and company policy
•    Interfacing with industry organizations and influencing appropriate industry quality changes
•    Interfacing effectively with representatives from all levels of the customer organization
•    Resolving work problems and recommending measures to improve productivity and product quality
•    Leading the corrective action program for Canada
•    Recommending, resolving, and implementing solutions to quality problems
•    Preparing production and other reports for area of responsibility
•    Overseeing the Use of Experience data program for Canada
•    Implementing quality assurance best practices through continuous improvement  
•    Developing department budget and control expenditures to remain within budget 
•    Ensuring staff are appropriately trained and managing employee performance to achieve department goals and objectives
•    Developing, implementing, and maintaining quality indoctrination training and other education programs
•    Performing internal and external audits, project audits, management assessments and acting as an approver on various material purchases
•    Compiling quality performance data for annual management review
•    Coordinating the activities involved with the bids/proposals, preparation of work execution and coagulating quality documents to ensure that all customer requirements are met or exceeded 

Who you are: 

•    College diploma and/or three years in a nuclear/infrastructure environment, preferably in Quality or a technical field
•    5+ years of experience in the nuclear industry 
•    Authorized Nuclear Inspector or Lead Auditor Certification or qualification is required
•    Knowledge of Access Databases, control of Excel
•    Familiarity with Codes and Standards such as ASME Section III, CSA N285.0, CSA N299, US 10CFR50 Appendix B and ISO 9001
•    Eligible to become an NAQ-1 qualified Lead auditor and/or an ISO 9001 certified lead Auditor by a recognized accreditation organization as agreed with Director, Quality Assurance


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 and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

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.

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