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Supplier Quality & Development Engineer (for HVDC Yard materials)

Location: Vaesteras, Västmanlands län, Sweden
Job ID: R0042098
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Quality Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HVDC is looking for a Supplier Quality & Development Engineer to work together with us in an international environment with plenty of opportunities. In this role you will be part of the Supplier Quality team that is dedicated to implement a culture and practice of excellence throughout the entire value chain of the organization, to increase customer satisfaction and improve profitability in a sustainable way. You will be working with supplier quality and development for HVDC Yard materials which is a large scope, covering all parts of an HVDC installation outside of the valve itself. Materials span from steel structures to complex system deliveries.

We are interested to learn more about you and what you can contribute with so don’t hesitate to apply even though you don’t meet all requirements!

Your responsibilities 

  • Drive Quality for assigned suppliers, improving quality performance via Quality plan implementation
  • Support new supplier onboarding by ensuring a robust qualification process execution (company, process and product)
  • Own supplier results as measured by key metrics and identify area for improvements utilizing Supplier scorecards
  • Manage supplier Nonconformities (containment action, corrective actions and Root Cause Analysis) and analyze periodically historical NC to drive improvement plan
  • Planning, Execution and Follow up of Surveillance Audits (Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement)
  • Lead Supplier Quality Reviews to drive Continuous Improvement
  • Support Supplier claim management process
  • The role requires travelling to suppliers for solving quality issues, quality process developments and inspection of components and products

Your background 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical or Production Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in quality roles in a multinational company
  • Experience within any of the fields welding, galvanization, painting, polymer moulding or system integration are meritorious
  • Green Belt certification is desirable
  • Experience in quality audit execution (certified quality auditor would be a plus)
  • Good knowledge or experience in manufacturing processes assessment
  • Experience in product qualification process (PPAP or similar)
  • Fluency in English – capability to lead technical conference calls, read drawings and procedures in English
  • Solid communication skills for cross functional and global team environments

More about us 

Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply before February 21st! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today! 

For specific questions about the position, please contact Recruiting Manager, Robert Malmquist, [email protected]. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Hjort, +46 107 382 986, Unionen: Fredrik Holmgren, +46 107-38 21 85, Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12. All other questions can be directed to Lead Recruiter Gustaf Hedström, [email protected]

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