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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Job ID: 50023439.11HRSTS
Date Posted: Jul 8, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Program & Project Management – Industry/Specialty
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Quality Assurance Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Toronto, Ontario.
Who We Are
Hitachi Rail
is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

• Responsible for management of Quality Assurance activities for the Hurontario project. As the on-site Project Quality Assurance Manager, the candidate will be responsible for:
• Interfacing with the project and consortium level team as well as subcontractors and suppliers to ensure the proper execution of the project in accordance with applicable planning documents and contractual requirements;
• Quality interface with primary subcontractors and responsible for unified approach to quality between all subcontractors and the program level organization including supporting the integration of the systems from a quality assurance perspective;
• Interfacing with and completely familiar with all ongoing quality functions being performed by Hitachi Rail STS (STS) and its Subcontractors and suppliers;
• Creation and maintenance of Hurontario project quality planning documents for STS;
• Evaluating problems and verifying resolutions, including ordering rework or replacement for any non-conforming Work;
• Ensure the identification of any supplier and vendor issues/ problems and the sharing of these issues/ problems with all relevant Company units
• Ensure the implementation of all quality assurance activities required to solve any supplier/ vendor issues/ problems;
• Ensure the preparation of a yearly internal and external quality audit program and implement the activities in accordance with the program schedule and defined methodology;
• Witnessing inspections of various systems, subsystems or products, including First Article Inspections (e.g., supporting Engineering);
• Establishing an on-site Quality Assurance program based upon the contract requirements and the STS Integrated Management System;
• Primary quality interface with the customer counterpart;
• Supporting the on-site Program team regarding all Quality Assurance activities;
• Ensure the definition, planning and implementation of all Company activities required for the achievement of the STS quality certifications (e.g. ISO 9001).

Required Skills/ Knowledge
(MUST-HAVE minimum requirements)
• 7-10 Years Business Experience as QA Engineer in a Project environment overseeing the delivery of CBTC contracts of a similar scope and complexity:
• Demonstrate successful completion of an ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Course (CQA)
• Manage Quality Assurance for a Project greater than 100M;
• Experience auditing systems, processes, and products (hardware and software) both internally and externally;
• Experience in reading technical documents, drawings and / or schematics;
• Experience in Software Quality Assurance, Hardware Quality Assurance, and Configuration Management;
• Experience in Quality Management within the public transit industry;
• Experience in working with Quality Management Systems;
• Knowledge and implementation experience of applicable standards (e.g, ISO 9001:2015, IEEE 730:2014, etc.)
• Knowledge of Auditing Standards (ISO 19011) and techniques
• Knowledge of FTA Quality Management System Guidelines;
• Knowledge of quality methods (such as PDCA, FTA);
• Process Management Knowledge and organization techniques
• Knowledge of Risk and Opportunity Management;
• Knowledge of Project Management;
• Knowledge of cost estimating techniques and budgeting;
• Experience in using suite of MS office tools;
• Good communication skills in relaying technical information via verbal or written communication;
• Team player with proven problem solving skills.

Education / Qualifications
• University Degree (Engineering) or Equivalent Technical background

• English Proficiency

Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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