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General Electric SQA Engineer in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

At GE Power Conversion we provide electrification solutions, enabling customers to power their energy-intensive operations, and to improve energy efficiency.

We are recognized for high-performance ship electric power and electric propulsion systems, energy management and automation and control systems as applied globally across the marine, energy, infrastructure, and industrial sectors

Our manufacturing team produce a wide range of high-performance electrical solutions, to support the growth of renewable energy, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the future of energy revolution.

Ensures compliance of products and project related documentation within the UK Supply Quality Organisation and ensures adherence to Company procedures/work instructions/specifications.

Overall Purpose of the role:

Support the UK Quality Leader for delivering all aspects of the Supply Quality Assurance function. Work in a team environment with suppliers to develop and implement best practices that emphasise defect prevention, reduction in variation and waste

Collect root cause analysis and provide corrective feedback to prevent line disruption due to Supply Quality issues. Manage the customer specific requirements and offer technical support to suppliers. Responsible for ensuring that the products produced meet quality standards required to minimise quality costs and maximise customer satisfaction whilst ensuring that procedures and processes are adhered to.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

General and Task Management

  • Supports/ Lead supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, Safety and Environmental risks

  • Provide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of responsibility. In appropriate functional areas, this refers to supporting inspection and test status requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) approval or product warrant submission

  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

  • Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality issues, through NCR system

  • Collate and evaluate supplier quality data to identify process improvement opportunities within the supply chain

  • Support the UK Quality Leader to monitor and report on supplier product quality and performance

People Management:

  • This position has no direct reports.

  • Must be able to work in a team and across teams.

Relationship Management:

  • Be able to liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers.


  • Comply with Health, Safety and Environmental Polices.

  • Be polite and courteous to others whilst being assertive, resilient and be welcome to change.

  • Engage interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others.

  • Needs to be self-aware.

  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of quality systems and measurement tools and techniques.

  • knowledge of Advanced Quality Planning (APQP), Part approval processes (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge.

  • Understand engineering drawings (electrical and mechanical) and manufacturing processes.

  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.

  • Be able to self-plan and prioritise.

  • Negotiation skills.

  • Be able to present data effectively

  • Analytical skills.

  • Understand cost and financial impacts.

  • Knowledge of NATO standards AQAP2105/ 2110 etc.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs such as: MS Word, MS Excel, Microsoft Power point and Microsoft Outlook.

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree preferred, or HNC, or equivalent NVQ level 4 qualification.

Inclusion & Diversity

At GE Power Conversion, our systems help electrify the world and reduce energy consumption. We are committed to building a more sustainable world for everyone. We aspire to be an inclusive employer, focused on creating a work environment where diversity is encouraged. Join us to see what we can achieve together.

About GE Power Conversion

GE's Power Conversion business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electric transformation of the world's energy infrastructure. Designing and delivering advanced motor, drive and control technologies that evolve today's industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future, it serves specialized sectors such as energy, marine, industry and all related services.

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