Flowserve Corporation Senior QA Engineer in Pasadena, Texas

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

  • Primary Objective of Position This position has overall responsibility for the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Site Quality Programs, conforming to the policies of Aftermarket and Repair Services. The QA Senior Engineer continuously improves the effectiveness of the processes through the execution of the Quality Management System (QMS) aimed at meeting ISO 9001:2015 and customer expectations. Identify and report to management strategic initiatives aimed at reducing process variance, risk, and the Cost of Poor Quality (CoPQ). Initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g. DMAIC, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing) to raise the performance of the company’s product lines. Educate and train employees as to the impact in the quality management system. In addition, will review and advise on documentation related to the repair, inspection and testing phases of our products.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Develop, implement, manage and integrate a quality system

  • Serve as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement

  • Assess customer requirements and ensure that these are met

  • Establish and implement metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions

  • Perform root-cause analysis and other problem solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements

  • Oversee calibration and testing programs

  • Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses

  • Management of documentation processes

  • Customer interaction related to product quality.

  • Review and ensure conformance to customer technical specifications, customer order requirements, code requirements and internal procedure and technical requirements

  • Supports audits of Flowserve CSC Program in North America

  • Management of non-conformance, corrective action and preventive action processes

  • Participate in internal and external quality audits

  • Responsibility and maintenance for the quality assurance programs and registrations; ISO 9001-2015

· Update, control distribution and facilitate training on quality site procedures and Quality Assurance Manuals

· Manage training records and personnel qualification records

· Complete and/or facilitate supplier evaluations and audits

· Interface with product engineers, representatives, suppliers, 3rd party inspection agency and customers to resolve quality issues and field any questions that arise.

· Co-ordination of annual internal quality program, customer surveillance, third party inspection, and regulatory agency audits.

· Any other related tasks as directed by the Plant Manager

Position Requirements:

Knowledge/Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge of valves and actuators preferred

  • Ability to influence management at remote locations in regions setting

  • Proven track record of business performance improvement

  • Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Knowledge of welding processes

  • Advance skills with the use of Excel, Access, Power point and Microsoft Project

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Problem solving capabilities

Educational and / Or Training Qualifications, Certificates and Licenses

  • BS/BA in Engineering or Business Administration.

  • 5+ years’ experience in QA systems implementation and management with 5 years as a CQE/CQM in a medium-size manufacturing environment, preferable in the valve manufacturing/repair industry.

Preferences:

N/A

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Senior QA Engineer

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

10%

Primary Posting Location:

Pasadena, Texas US

Job Posting Category:

Engineering/R&D

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

Country:

United States

Auto req ID:

44315BR

44315BR

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