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Senior QA Engineer

Company: Flowserve Corporation
Location: Lyons
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you're searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve's position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!Role Summary:Based at our Vernon (East LA) facility, your role as a Quality Assurance Engineer on Flowserve's Nuclear Program is to support the management of the local Nuclear Quality Assurance Program.This is a varied and challenging role with a range of responsibilities related to nuclear quality system improvements, QMS improvements, supplier quality management processes, and internal audits.For candidates open to relocation to Vernon, we are offering financial assistance.Responsibilities & Requirements:To be successful in the role, you will need a strong background in nuclear quality programs, experience within a large industrial manufacturing organization and be able to work with associates at all levels of the company (especially on the factory or office floor) and have experience with the manufacture of pumps and seals used in the nuclear industry.Responsibilities:

  • Support Vernon's Nuclear Quality Program.
  • Support review of nuclear production orders
  • Support preparation of documentation for shipment of nuclear orders
  • Support audit preparation, facilitation, and response (internal, external agency, and Customer audits)
  • Facilitate NCR and MRB processes
  • Support and conduct operational audits
  • PO Review (Code and Safety-Related)
  • Review of Inspection Reports
  • Management of Supplier Deviation RequestsRequires the ability to:
    • Use project management tools to ensure effective and timely completion of project milestones.
    • Interface with Engineering, Nuclear Sales, and all Nuclear Customers.
    • Ensure export compliance.
    • Review Quality Plans for Nuclear orders.
    • Support maintenance of all quality certifications required for both commercial and nuclear orders (including ISO 9001 and ASME nuclear certificates).
    • Support the Vernon Internal Audit Program.
    • Maintain compliance with all relevant Flowserve Global procedures and industry regulations/statutes/requirements.
    • Use detailed process mapping tools to define and analyze quality management workflows.
    • Interact with the functional areas including manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, production, and field service/repair to evaluate failure trends, product quality problems, and quality issues.
    • Evaluate existing quality processes and systems for effectiveness and improvement opportunities.
    • Interact with customers and suppliers on quality issues plus the resolution of any problems within a process and final product acceptance.
    • Provide input, guidance, and coaching to the site leadership team to ensure continuous improvement.
    • Provide quality support for in-process and final inspection to establish quality standards and customers' requirements.
    • Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form with a wide variety of customers including both internal and external to Flowserve. Communicate effectively with associates at all levels, from the factory floor to executives at Flowserve and Customers.
    • Be able to perform and coach others in data analysis and perform root cause analysisRequirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in an engineering field (manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical)
      • 5 years QAE experience, including engineered-to-order environments for the nuclear industry
      • US Citizenship or US Green Cardholder
      • Experience working with NQA-1 and ISO 9001 quality management systems
      • Experience with 10CFR Part 21, 10CFR Part 50 Appendix B, ASME nuclear certificates, ASME NQA-1, CSA CAN3-Z299 / N299, ---and ASME BPVC Section III, NUPIC, NIAC
      • Skilled in CAPA and RCA tools and able to teach and coach these concepts
      • Skilled in data analysis and quality KPI performance management
      • Qualified Internal AuditorPreferred Experience / Skills:Desired Qualifications:
        • NQA-1 Auditor Certified
        • Lead Auditor Certified
        • Experience with NCA-3800, NCA-4000, RCCM, KEPIC, and 50-C-Q
        • Supplier Quality Management Experience
        • BB Certification or Equivalent Certification/Experience
        • Experience with European and Asia/Pacific nuclear standards#statqualityOther Posting Location: Chicago, Illinois US;, Dallas, Texas US;, Houston, Texas US;, Pasadena, Texas US;, Springville, Utah US;, Tulsa, Oklahoma US;, Woodridge, Illinois US;Primary Posting Location: Vernon, California USJob Advertising Title: Senior QA EngineerJob Posting Category: Engineering/R&DEmployment Type: Full timeCountry: United StatesAuto req ID: 52800BRFlowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers Click here to learn more.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as your subject line of your email. For more information, read the Accessibility Process.

Keywords: Flowserve Corporation, Chicago , Senior QA Engineer, Engineering , Lyons, Illinois

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