Manager Quality Assurance

Requisition Number:  11215
Company:  W Electric Sweden AB

Västerås, U, SE, 721 63

At Westinghouse Electric Company, we are pioneers in nuclear technology and our technology is the basis for nearly half of the world's commercial nuclear power plants in operation. Today, we are also building several new reactors that contribute to more fossil-free energy. Globally, we have over 10,000 employees in 19 countries, of which 1,000 are at our Swedish workplaces in Västerås and Täby. Our Swedish operations were founded in 1969 and supply nuclear fuel as well as products and services in automation, maintenance, testing and decommissioning for customers around the world. Read more about us 


Manager Quality Program at Westinghouse Sweden's


Are you a well-organized, communicative, and engaged person with experience in quality programs? Do you also want to work in a complex, high-tech industry and contribute to a better climate? Manager for the Quality program at Westinghouse may be the position you are looking for!


Westinghouse is a global company in the nuclear power industry. This Quality Program team support the Swedish site of almost 1000 employees working with manufacturing, engineering, field service, marketing and sales and support functions. Safety is our top priority, For Westinghouse it is extremely important to meet the requirements of authorities as well as our customers' expectations. We have the last years built a state-of-the-art management system and are continuous driving improvements. Our quality program is business critical and well recognized.


In the role of Quality Manager QP, you will lead the Quality Programs and Oversight unit, part of the Westinghouse QEHS organization. The unit consist of about 10 employees work with management systems, audits, continuous improvements, quality control, quality assurance, assurance of supplier quality and administrative support.



Your contribution to the transition to fossil-free energy


Nuclear energy is a critical for the world to transition to fossil-free energy sources. Westinghouse is a strong contributor to this transition, and a strong quality program is a business-critical function to succeed. Safety, quality and to meet customer and regulatory requirements are highest priority for us.


As a Manager for Quality Programs, you will work with and lead experienced engineers in Quality Assurance and Quality Control. You will work closely with the Swedish organization and support them in their work with quality assurance and continuous improvement. You are responsible for the management and development of our management system, quality control in projects and are the contact person for QEHS audits.

The position is based in Lunda/Fuel factory but with good opportunities to work remotely a few days a week.


We are looking for you

We are looking for a manager that is positive, development-focused and burning for high performance quality management systems, management processes, controlled corrective measures, ISO standards, audits in the quality and quality control. We need a well-organized person with good leadership skills who can lead our quality unit. You should be able to distribute work and follow up so that the activities are carried out and be a caring and fair leader. Good communication skills in both Swedish and English are a prerequisite.


We believe you are well organized, driven, solution-oriented, communicative and you should have experience of working in a global company in a regulatory environment. As a manager you should be motivated to create a great place to work. motivating employees, driving improvements and supporting the Westinghouse to be successful.





  • At least 3 years of experience as a quality manager or similar senior position.
  • Experience of working with and developing a process-oriented, integrated management system in a large global organization and should have worked with continuous improvements.
  • Good knowledge of management system standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 etc.
  • Higher education diploma
  • Experience of quality auditing and/or causal investigations is also a merit
  • Interest in process improvements
  • Fluent in English


Do you recognize yourself? Apply today!


Welcome with your application consisting of CV and personal letter in Swedish or English.  Selection and interviews will be performed continuously, so do not wait to submit your application!

Background checks are carried out as part of the recruitment process.  

For more information about the position, please contact Tage Tarkpea, 021-4401793.


Agreement area


This service belongs to the Technology Agreement SI/Unionen/Ledarna.


Trade union representatives

Akademikerförening på Westinghouse (AFW): Cecilia Wahlström, +46 21 44 01 505,

Unionen: Maria Gunnarsson, +46 21 347 595,


We offer 

At Westinghouse, we offer an inspiring work environment in a high-tech industry. You will be a part of a network of global experts from several different areas and we offer great opportunities for competence development and career growth, both in Sweden and abroad. 
As a member of our team, you will work together with engaged colleagues and be a part of an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Many of our positions are based in activity-based environments which enables a flexible workplace. 

At Westinghouse, we have a strong safety culture. Our business is covered by the union agreement Teknikavtalet and local agreements.


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