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Quality Assurance Engineer (nuclear)

Yokohama, Japan

Job Reference 1178131

Location Yokohama, Japan

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Quality

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2022

Airswift has been tasked to invite an experienced QA Engineer capable to preparing QA manuals for US nuclear requirements.  This is a contract engagement of 12 months

Assignment: 1 year with possible extension, ASAP basis


  • Preparing, managing, and maintaining the nuclear QA manuals
  • Support and conduct operational audits
  • Review of Inspection Reports
  • Management of Supplier Deviation Requests
  • Support maintenance of all quality certifications required for both commercial and nuclear orders (including ISO 9001 and ASME nuclear certificates).
  • Use detailed process mapping tools to define and analyze quality management workflows.
  • Interact with the functional areas including manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, production, and field service/repair to evaluate failure trends, product quality problems, and quality issues.
  • Evaluate existing quality processes and systems for effectiveness and improvement opportunities.
  • Interact with customers and suppliers on quality issues plus the resolution of any problems within a process and final product acceptance.
  • Provide input, guidance, and coaching to the site leadership team to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Provide quality support for in-process and final inspection to establish quality standards and customers’ requirements.
  • Be able to perform and coach others in data analysis and perform root cause analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical)
  • 5 years experience in the nuclear industry
  • Experience working with NQA-1 and ISO 9001 quality management systems
  • Knowledge of the requirements of 10CFR50 appendix B, NQA-1, and ASME Sec III.
  • Skilled in data analysis and quality KPI performance management
  • Capable of communicating effectively in both verbal and written form with a wide variety of customers
  • Qualified Internal Auditor

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