Quality Lead - eVinci Canada

Requisition Number:  17154
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

burlington, ON, CA, L7L 0E6

At Westinghouse, innovation is in our DNA.  We are creative. We think differently. We reimagine the possible across the nuclear industry every day. We continuously work towards providing cutting-edge products and services that are not only needed for today, but for our tomorrow.


Yet, thinking differently must go beyond our technical applications and products. We must incorporate innovation into all aspects of our business. In doing so, we can drive greater efficiency, create greater growth and strengthen our culture.


One area where innovative thinking can be impactful is sustainability. Protecting our planet and restoring our earth are not abstract concepts because of the carbon-free technology our teams create and deploy.  From the efficient and economical AP1000 nuclear plant to the new eVinci micro-reactor for remote energy applications, we are leading the way with the development of new nuclear technologies that will enable us to share the benefits of this reliable, clean, safe and economical source of energy for generations to come.


Focused on our customers’ success, Westinghouse is committed to delivering innovative nuclear energy solutions by leveraging our global insights, CANDU expertise, collaborative mindset, and best-in-class technology. We are proud to play a key role in accelerating Canada’s energy sustainability and achieving its net-zero goals.


The Quality Lead, eVinci Canada will be responsible for supporting the development of the Project Quality Program and assuring the effective implementation and maintenance of the Westinghouse Quality Management System and/or equivalent established for eVinci.  The role also requires the individual to provide quality assurance for vendor development and qualification, inputs for bids and proposals; support multiple project elements such as overseeing deliveries of services, products and systems.


This opportunity will be based out of our Burlington, Ontario office.  This position will be eligible for a hybrid/mobile working arrangement (~2 - 3 days per week in the Burlington office).


It is a bona fide job requirement to be eligible and authorized to travel to the U.S. on Westinghouse business, and such travel is subject to the rules and regulations of the U.S. Department of Energy, as well as compliance with all applicable U.S. export laws and regulations


Your Day to Day:

  • Program lead for the QA/QC scope, including risk identification.
  • Lead development and implementation of the Westinghouse Quality Management System, project quality plans and project procedures for eVinci development program.
  • Work closely with engineering, supply chain and manufacturing to assess, qualify and monitor vendor quality oversight
  • Maintain compliance with the Westinghouse Quality Management System for project execution.
  • Drive safe, error free performance through active use and promotion of Human Performance tools and organizational learning.
  • Communicate and implement quality assurance best practices through continuous improvement.
  • Ensure rigorous programmatic oversight of specified activities.
  • Recommend and implement solutions to quality problems, thorough corrective and preventive actions, and ensure solutions are communicated and implemented to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective change management, keeping clear and open lines of communication with other Quality organizations, leadership, regulatory agencies, customers, and suppliers, as appropriate.
  • Interface with other intercompany Quality organizations to support audits, ensure compliance, process consistency and to share best practices and lessons learned
  • Occasional travel required.
  • All other duties as assigned. 

Who You Are:

  • College Diploma or University Degree. Strong preference to background in engineering or technically related field of study. 
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in quality assurance experience required in positions of increasing responsibility. 
    • Nuclear Quality Assurance experience or Quality Control required
  • Ability to provide strategic vision as well as demonstrated success in helping drive projects and the business. 
  • Required Competencies:
    • Broad knowledge of nuclear quality assurance regulations, codes, and standards.
    • Strong knowledge of Canadian nuclear power regulations, e.g. CSA N299, N285, N286
    • Working knowledge of U.S. commercial nuclear power regulations, e.g., 10CFR50 Appendix B, ASME NQA-1, ASME B&PV Code, ANSI, 10CFR21, and comparable international regulations and standards is preferred.
    • Experience in the application of Nuclear Safety Culture and Human Performance principles
    • Knowledge of engineering, manufacturing, fabrication and testing work processes, general business acumen
    • Prior experience leading interdisciplinary teams from conceptual development through to site deployment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
    • Results Driven
    • Enthusiastic and engaged team member 
    • Must be proficient in English, both written and verbal.


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In Canada the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations, Flextime, Sick/Personal and Holidays
  • We encourage healthy work-life balance and offer flexible schedules and with the potential to work from anywhere in Canada
  • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Incredible opportunity for growth in an innovation driven, global company
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral and Recognition 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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