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Position – Quality Technical Advisor -Sub Assembly
Company – Wabtec
Location – India

Job description

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com .

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else’s life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

The QTA for Sub Assembly station will lead the following in the Quality Function for India Loco Quality at Wabtec’s Marhowra Plant

  • Be responsible for all quality aspects of manufacturing of various sub assemblies eg. DB Grid, Radiator Assy., Rad Cab, Engine-Alternator Webbing etc.
  • Lead a team of Quality Inspectors undertaking quality inspections at the station

The role requires effective cross-functional stakeholder engagement for executing the above key responsibilities and meeting business goals set for the Quality Function.

  • Responsible for quality of all manufacturing assembly work pertaining to components/HLAs that are fitted on to locomotives built in Marhowra plant
  • Lead the team of Quality Inspectors of Sub Assembly station ensuring no escapes from the station and in full compliance with the MIP (Manufacturing Inspection Plan) and in compliance with the approved Wabtec manufacturing instructions and standards
  • Review customer requirements (both Internal & external) and make sure they are met.
  • Work with cross-functional team (Mnfg.Engg., Fulfilment, Supplier Quality, etc) to establish quality requirements from external suppliers.
  • Raise NCMR (Non-conforming material report) and follow up with stakeholders for its disposition.
  • Train and manage a team of quality control technicians (Team members or Quality Inspectors).
  • Set standards for quality considering health and safety.
  • Make sure that manufacturing processes meet international and national standards.
  • Look at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency.
  • Undertake RCA and develop CAPA for repeated defects and NCMRs generated at the station
  • Prepare SoD (Strength of defense) for corrective actions
  • Prepare & reviewing PPAP documents (in case of manufacturing process change or introduction of new processes, if any)
  • Updatr existing Quality documents as per QMS.
  • Set up and maintain Quality controls (MIP) and documentation (Quality Alerts, Stand downs) in Reliance and Oracle online tools.
  • Monitor performance by gathering relevant data and produce statistical reports.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders and provide training, tools and techniques to enable others to achieve quality standards.
  • Assess the effectiveness of changes made.
  • Identify escape from previous stations, its cause and remedies.
  • Prepare Internal audit schedule (Process Audit) and adhere to timelines.
  • Weekly/Monthly reporting and documentation with zero quality escapes to next station
  • Undertake and drive special projects for reducing NCMR / quality defects from time to time
  • Pursue a culture of continuous quality improvement…communicate actively with SA station team members on quality alerts and reminders of quality alerts so that lessons learnt are not forgotten.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical /Production / Industrial/Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 – 6 years professional experience in production or process engineering or quality control, or manufacturing systems in rolling stock manufacturing or similar industry type (eg. automotive, power plant, heavy duty fabrication etc.)
  • Strong background in the interpretation of engineering drawings / specifications & manufacturing processes
  • Some experience in defining / generating / maintaining ISO-9001 QMS documentation, undertaking process audits
  • Prepare Quality data like DPU, DPMO
  • Having knowledge of FMEA and use of industry standard quality processes for measuring and controlling quality
  • Ability to Review drawings, plans, specifications along with manufacturing engineer and to incorporate the requirements into the Quality Plan / procedures.
  • Having working experience of Oracle or SAP ERPs for Shop planning & execution
  • Highly proficient in MS-Excel and good experience in use of other MS-Office applications
  • Sound knowledge in industry PPAP
  • Self-directed, highly detail oriented, organized, & flexible
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with diverse team members on the shopfloor and with cross functional stakeholders
  • Demonstrated oral/presentation & written communication skills
  • Good leadership skills, team building ability
  • Ability & willingness to travel both domestically & internationally
  • Six sigma green belt qualification ..ideal but not essential
  • ISO Lead auditor…ideal but not essential

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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