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Manufacturing Quality Assurance Specialist

Location: Pleasanton, California, United States
Job ID: R0011463
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Manufacturing Quality Assurance Specialist

Company: Hitachi Particle Engineering and Services, Inc.

Department: Quality Assurance

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Status: Regular, Full Time


Under limited supervision, performs a wide variety of tasks that are relevant to QA. Works closely with all areas of the company to support organizational success. This is a non-management position requiring independent analysis and action. 


  • Manage major Jira Boards, SAP, and other databases (Internal Process Audit, MRB, Punch List)
  • Coordinate, plan, and conduct the routine Internal Process Audit
  • Support the IPQC (In-process Quality Control), FQC (Final Quality Control), NCMR (Nonconforming Material Review), and CLCA (Close-loop Corrective and Preventive Actions)
  • Manage and interface with the customer for the Certificate of Compliance review & approval (Jira & SAP database)
  • Edit, compile, and publish the weekly manufacturing dashboard and weekly report
  • Support QMS document management-related tasks and assignment
  • Edit the Training Video editions by editing contents, including Rework Instructions, Test Procedures, and generic ISO documents. Able to write scripts and apply editorial applications for voiceover
  • Be one of the leads to champion the Kaizen projects to support such as 7S programs, Lean manufacturing processes, and cross-functional projects


  • Bachelors is required in related technical, engineering, or scientific field.We are considering entry level experience in Quality Assurance.
  • 2+ years required with Quality Assurance or Manufacturing support
  • Communicates well with Engineering/Manufacturing Department people to conduct the above duties
  • Attends or holds QA meetings as appropriate, prepares agenda, and issues meeting minutes when requested by QA Manager
  • Encourages the employees to improve HPES product quality through training, meetings, etc.
  • Performs other QA-related duties as assigned or directed
  • Travel is NOT required


Lift and carry 35 pounds occasionally. Communicate by speech and hearing continuously. Repair/install mechanical devices and spare parts, by use of hand tools, etc. Movement within office complex and in confined spaces around machines and products under construction. Communicate by telephone and in person. Visual acuity and manual dexterity needed for close detail work, computer use, operation of machines, use of testing and measurement devices, the assembly of parts at distances close to the eyes and the reading of drawings, blueprints and documents. Normal color perception (no color blindness).


Complex English reading, writing, and strong customer presentation skills.  High math and analytical skills.  Must possess high skill level in areas of independent analysis, judgment, and complex engineering problem solving.  Must be tactful, diplomatic, and professional in all customer interactions.  Moderately complex reading, writing and math skills.  Requires considerable perception, comprehension and analysis in resolving problems and making recommendations.  High task organization skills.


Works alone and with others in a general office, industrial/medical, and/or laboratory setting when performing on-site service.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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