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Quality Engineer
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ABB | Jefferson City, MO
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Job Description

ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. This position will be in support of the Power Grids division, which is a global leader in pioneering technologies that help balance the growing need for electricity while reducing environmental impact as a partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. The division serves utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers and is focused on addressing key areas such as the integration of renewable energies, growing network complexity, grid automation and micro grids.


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Typical duties/responsibilities for quality may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Review and coordinate Quality Assurance [QA] and Quality Control [QC] specifications(will involve developing and/or evaluating quality programs, measuring quality activities, and coordinating quality functions)
* Recommend / implement measures to improve effectiveness of quality operations and to ensure customer satisfaction
* Define and develop quality assurance programs to ensure conformance to codes and regulations
* Conduct supplier and construction surveys, audits, and inspections for system and product conformance to quality requirements
* Coordinate quality initiatives at customer sites, perform internal audits, and assist the customer in performing other quality assurance activities
* Recommend measures to optimize operations while maintaining quality
* Review purchase orders and specifications for proper quality requirements
* Review / approve vendor and field quality assurance plans and practices, and (as applicable) suggest changes
* Provide technical advice in specialized quality assurance technology such as nondestructive testing [NDT], metrology, statistical techniques (e.g. Statistical Process Control [SPC], etc.), fabrication techniques, quality codes, and regulations
* Participate in the investigation of technical problems, as well as the establishment of procedures and CAPA (Corrective And Preventative Actions) to avoid recurrences
* Additional duties may be assigned, as required


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related field with up to 2 years of experience working in engineering, manufacturing, and/or quality

Alternatively, this position may be filled at a more senior level for the successful candidate meeting these basic qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field with 2 to 5 years of professional experience working in engineering, manufacturing, and/or quality

Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

Candidates must meet all qualifications for the position prior to the start date

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (e.g. BSEE).
* Strong analytical skills, especially with data analysis, is heavily preferred - proven experience working with failure analysis, FMEA (Failure Modes & Effects Analysis), FMECA (Failure Modes, Effects, & Criticality Analysis), test engineering, and/or product reliability is a plus.
* Recent experience working with data-driven analytical methodologies for industrial quality applications - especially Statistical Process Control [SPC], Six Sigma, Process Capability (Cp, CpK), and/or Process Performance (Pp, PpK) Analysis.
* Experience working with Process Improvement and/or Continuous Improvement practices (e.g. Kaizen, 4Q, DMAIC, Gemba/Genba, Root-Cause Analysis [RCA]; etc.).
* Recent professional experience working in Quality Engineering functions - experience working in Quality Control in a manufacturing environment is a plus.
* Strong familiarity with ISO-9001 standards is preferred; expertise in QS-9000 will also be considered.
* Experience working with transformer systems and/or related technologies (e.g. electromagnetics / magnetics, induction systems, power electronics, power products, inverters, etc.).
* Experience working in product development and manufacturing.
* Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).

Additional information


Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status.

For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:




As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Jefferson City, Missouri, USA

Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Transformers

Date posted: 2019-05-08 Job function: Process and Quality Publication ID: US68894474_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability™- digital platform. ABB's market leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com