Project Quality Manager

ABB LTD Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability digital platform. ABB's 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

ABB is seeking a Project Quality Manager for its Raleigh, NC location. This role is responsible for development, implementation and management of the project quality program throughout all phases of large scale, high complexity, HVDC projects. The ideal candidate will hold a technical degree together with relevant experience to produce, administer and oversee the project quality program throughout the engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and construction phases of the project life cycle.

Your responsibilities

  • Develops and implements the project quality plan.

  • Defines quality targets based on critical project success factors.

  • Prepares and reports quality status, quality incidents and root-cause-analysis to Project Management, Business Units and other defined parties.

  • Interfaces with customers to ensure the project quality plan is being fulfilled, and promotes customer satisfaction.

  • Partners with Project Teams and Management to certify all project activities receive adequate quality control monitoring.

  • Ensures that all inspection and documentation activities are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with the project requirements.

  • Reports and promotes resolution for all project non-conformances.

  • Supports the planning, initiation and coordination of continuous improvement actions for all phases of the project. Ensures good practice sharing and feedback of experience through continuous improvement workshops and project assessments.

  • Initiates training for employees with regards to knowledge of quality methods and tools, and process awareness.

  • Ensures quality requirements are flowed down to subcontractors and suppliers, and manages the project quality program to ensure they are met effectively, including issuing and resolving non-conformance notices.

  • Plans and conducts project audits, assessments, reviews and participate in status meetings. Ensures implementation of (improvement) measures.

  • Ensures proper communication between the different collaborators, internal and/or external, from engineering, production, construction and corporate groups.

Your background

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction management, or related field and minimum 8 years of direct experience with quality assurance in highly complex EPC projects or a similar environment.

  • Certifications in the quality field are considered a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are required to achieve cooperation as an integral member of the project delivery team.

  • Ability to travel approximately 10% within the US and abroad is required.

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Project Quality Manager

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