Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/22/2017 Job ID: 14237 Industry: QUALITY ENGINEER

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA

We have an opening in Pittsburgh, PA for a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer.

Essential Functions of the QA Engineer

  • Establish and update the Project Quality System (Quality Plan and Procedures)
  • Support the Project Manager in the definition of the organization structure consistent with the IMS model
  • Support audits (internal and external) performed on the project
  • Define and update the Quality Assurance cost Estimation
  • Define the scope of work for remote activities and organize periodical QA meetings with the Local Project QA Engineers
  • Participate in the project Meetings providing information relevant to Quality Assurance
  • Propose the Project Quality Report
  • Perform training sessions with reference to the Project Quality System (including updates) or help coordinate process specific training such as Teamcenter
  • Participate in the kick off meeting
  • Verify the purchase specifications for quality aspects of package or compels supplies (quality aspects are defined as those applicable to the quality standards specified – this does not include technical aspects)
  • Interface, as a support to the Project Manager, with the client, partners, supplies and third parties with reference to the quality aspects (not technical issues)
  • Develop and implement suitable quality KPIs
  • Establish and update the Software Project Quality Plan
  • Interface and support the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineers and purchasing to ensure adequate support for manufacturing.  
  • Support or lead IRIS / ISO and CMMI activities as assigned

 Requirements and Background of the Senior QA Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years in a project oriented environment including R&D activities as a Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Experience auditing systems and processes
  • Exposure to various manufacturing processes
  • Working understanding of ISO 9001 and CMMI model and how they apply to the organization
  • Strong ability to communicate including development of reports or documents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of tools (Word, Excel)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • ASQ certifications a plus
  • Understanding of CMMI

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