Blade Quality Assurance Engineer (m/f/d)

Reference number: 10830

Company

The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 28 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 25 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 6,500 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation. We are growing and together driving forward the expansion of alternative energies worldwide - if you wish, from now on with you.

If you are passionate of renewables energies, you love working in teams and you share our values of Integrity, Colleagueship, Respect and Ownership we would like you to join the Nordex Group.

Job description

  • Focal point for blade suppliers or internal blade manufacturing plants of Nordex Blades

  • Ensure a thorough quality planning (including feasibility study) and systematic development of blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants (follow APQP principles)

  • Help to shape quality assurance processes of blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants

  • Audit the relevant quality and delivery processes at blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants

  • Validate all quality-relevant processes of the blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants

  • Support product development projects and prototype reviews

  • Responsible for initial sample inspections and series approvals

  • Product audits and project-related quality inspections at the blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants

  • Analyse quality deviations using appropriate technical and methodical knowledge

  • Negotiation and binding agreement of correction, improvement and preventive measures on the part of the blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants

  • Create and analyse metrics to improve delivered quality continuously (CTQ, defects, etc)

  • Implement quality improvements at blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants in cooperation with industrial engineering

  • Ensure a strong feedback loop from field (service & customers) to blade suppliers & internal blade manufacturing plants

  • Customer interaction on quality improvement plans on Nordex Blades

Job requirements

  • Completed engineering or technical studies in the field of mechanical engineering, ideally supplemented by further training as a quality or production engineer

  • Composite (blade) experience is preferred

  • Several years of professional experience in comparable positions

  • Methodological knowledge in the field of quality management (e.g. APQP4Wind, FMEA, control plans)

  • Convincing approach to external interlocutors and assertiveness towards suppliers & manufacturing plants

  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English

  • Team player with good communication skills for independent cross-divisional activity

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills 

  • Ability to work in different business cultures

  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)

Nordex adheres to a policy of equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions are made without regard to religion, age, sex, color, national origin, handicap, or other protected class and in full compliance with all federal and state laws.