Quality Lead Auditor

Job Description Summary

The GE Hitachi (GEH) Nuclear Programs Quality Lead Auditor will be responsible for managing internal and external quality assessments to ensure and improve capabilities to comply with industry standards and regulations. The Lead Quality Auditor has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of applicable industry regulations and standards.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

In this position you will:
  • Direct, plan, and perform assessments to ensure compliance to U.S. and international nuclear quality regulations and standards such as 10CFR50 Appendix B, 10CFR71 Subpart H, 10CFR21, CSA N286-12, ISO 9001, ASME NQA-1.
  • Develop depth/breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field. Serve as best practice/quality resource. Contribute towards strategy and policy development and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.
  • Effectively communicate complex messages to all levels of the organization. Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Influence others and build consensus on topics within expertise.
  • Influence and support approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization.
  • Influence, mentor, and support quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team.
  • Use critical thinking to solve moderately complex tasks or problems that affect the function. Use own technical experience and expertise, and internal and external sources to arrive at decisions. Offer new perspective on existing solutions.
  • Professionally represent GEH in the support of external, customer, and regulatory assessments / visits.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience working within a nuclear QA Program.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience working in quality assurance, quality auditing or related capacity.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or in a related technical discipline from an accredited university or college.
  • Certified, or able to certify, as a Lead Auditor to ASME NQA-1 standard.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with nuclear industry standards and expectations (e.g. ASME, ISO, IAEA, INPO, NEI, EPRI)
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and effectively interact with all levels of management to resolve issues that cross organizational boundaries.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects; established project management skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other GEH, customer, and supplier facilities (including international locations) up to 35% of the time.
  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a site security clearance, including NRC required background check.


Other:
  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a site security clearance, including NRC required background check.
  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to


This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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