Job ID: R0039371
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V.
Profession (Job Category): Quality Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Location: Reynosa, Mexico
Basic Function: Develop, maintain, and manage a Quality Assurance (QA) Organization that is effective at ensuring compliance to all regulatory, customer and mandated requirements. Set goals, objectives, and daily directives for direct reports. Develop quality assurance staff by planning, monitoring, and appraising job results accompanied by coaching and counseling as appropriate.
Typical duties/responsibilities for quality may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintain and continuously improve the Quality Management System to meet customer, ISO 9000 and industry requirements. Utilize quality engineering tools and continuous improvement methods to drive quality excellence in our processes and products.
Monitor performance of key quality measures (Cost of Poor Quality, customer complaints, internal failure rates, etc.) and utilize a data-driven, cross-functional, problem-solving approach to determine root causes of failures/defects. Drive the implementation of effective corrective and preventive actions to prevent recurrence.
Ensure that operations are conducted in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures and are in compliance with health and safety guidelines. Manage the resolution of complex technical problems and human resource issues. Promote and ensure fair and equitable treatment of staff.
Align quality initiatives with engineering, operations, safety and other organizational initiatives as a part of an overarching Integrated Transformer Management (ITM) strategy to drive process excellence through standard work, process controls, training, material controls, and productive maintenance. Ensure process discipline and sustained performance through a cross-functional layered audit process.
Provide guidance and arrange for training of staff. Provide administrative support to senior managers and advise supervisors regarding complex aspects of their assignments. Manage and document employee performance and implement responsive measures.
Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of professional experience in Quality, Engineering, Operational Excellence, or Process Improvement, with 2 years of experience managing Quality Professionals
Requires broad knowledge of quality assurance operations and ability to independently resolve complex problems. Requires ability to manage a skilled and diverse staff, communicate effectively, represent the organization, act decisively and influence decisions of senior managers and customers. Requires foresight to anticipate problems and recognize opportunities for cost-effectively improving operations.
Proven expertise with ISO-9001 certification; expertise with QS-9000 standards will also be considered
Experience auditing under industrial regulations (e.g. ISO, UL, ASQ, RABQSA, ANSI, ASME, etc.)
Strong analytical skills, especially with data analysis, is heavily preferred - proven experience working with failure analysis, FMEA (Failure Modes & Effects Analysis), test engineering, and/or product reliability, SPC, Process Capability, Process Performance Analysis is a plus
Experience working with transformer systems and/or related technologies (electromagnetics, magnetics, induction systems, power electronics, power products, inverters) preferred