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Quality Engineer

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General information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Quality Engineer for its Crystal Springs, MS location. This role is responsible for auditing, monitoring, and determining the quality of manufacturing processes and/or outputs against defined internal and regulatory standards. Reporting and troubleshooting manufacturing process deviations and defects in finished goods. A Senior Professional applies advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.


  • Follow the safe work practices, comply with Hitachi Energy policies and procedures, proper and safe use of equipment & tools, and identify & report unsafe working conditions.
  • Define and develop quality assurance programs to ensure conformance to codes and regulations.
  • Create and maintain the documentation of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.
  • Coordinate internal & external ISO 9001 QMS audits, follow up corrective actions and inspections for system & product conformance to quality requirements.
  • Recommend measures to optimize operations while maintaining quality.
  • Participate in the investigation of technical problems, as well as the establishment of procedures and CAPA (Corrective And Preventative Actions) to avoid recurrences.

Your background:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering OR related experience and a minimum 2 years of years of professional experience working in engineering, manufacturing, and/or quality.
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Strong analytical skills, especially with data analysis, is heavily preferred - proven experience working with failure analysis, FMEA (Failure Modes & Effects Analysis), FMECA (Failure Modes, Effects, & Criticality Analysis), test engineering, and/or product reliability is a plus.
  • Recent experience working with data-driven analytical methodologies for industrial quality applications - especially Statistical Process Control [SPC], Six Sigma, Process Capability (Cp, CpK), and/or Process Performance (Pp, PpK) Analysis. Experience working with Process Improvement and/or Continuous Improvement practices (e.g. Kaizen, 4Q, DMAIC, Gemba/Genba, Root-Cause Analysis [RCA]; etc.).
  • Resolve customer issues and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Recent professional experience working in Quality Engineering functions - experience working in Quality Control in a manufacturing environment is a plus.
  • Certification in ISO 9001:2015 as an internal auditor or lead auditor and knowledge of CSA N299.2 standard is preferred.

Basic Info
Location Crystal Springs, Mississippi, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-08-02
Reference number R0018927
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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