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Job title:  Quality Improvement Coordinator

Job family:  QHSE Management
Business area:  Hydropower
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

ANDRITZ Hydro Canada is part of an international technology group with an extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions. ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. The group has around 29,800 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.


As the first equipment manufacturer in Canada and a world leader in the design of hydroelectric turbines, ANDRITZ Hydro Canada has more than 170 years of know-how.

In a context of energy transition, our hydroelectric innovation projects make sense. From design to construction, our innovative team of experts offers turnkey solutions. By joining ANDRITZ Hydro Canada, you are contributing to the development of sustainable technology, a clean future, and the maintenance of a proud Canadian expertise.


From water to wire – Be part of the movement!

Summary of the role 
We are looking for a Quality Improvement Coordinator to join our continuous improvement team. This position is based in the Andritz office in Pointe-Claire with visits at our various project sites and manufacturing facilities, as needed. The Quality Improvement Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of improvement efforts at different levels of the organization and ensuring the effectiveness of implemented processes and tools. 

What will you do ?
•    Support of improvement initiatives with process owners;
•    Monitor corrective actions from audits, root causes analysis, customer and employee feedback;
•    Manage improvement projects list with business champions;
•    Development and analysis of key performance indicators in support of the company’s objectives;
•    Perform Root cause analysis of major issues;
•    Conduct Quality and HSE audits;
•    Implement necessary procedures in compliance with Andritz Hydro Management System;
•    Training of personnel on QSE procedures;
•    Elaboration and update of quality and health & safety and environment (QSE) procedures and templates;
•    Implementation of updated Andritz Hydro regulations and local legislations and standards;
•    Elaboration of project quality, health & safety and environmental plans;
•    Support of integrated planning of projects;
•    Support of project close-down and product improvement;
•    Support of implementation of new system tools;
•    Maintenance of QHSE tools and platform.

The incumbent will have an initial mandate more focused around the development of personnel competencies and skills initiatives:   
•    Maintain QHSE and continuous improvement competency matrices and review competencies with process owners;
•    Support training plans elaboration with process owners and HR;
•    Deliver or coordinate delivery of internal trainings based on the Andritz management system;
•    Coordinate regulatory training linked to quality; 
•    Structure and manage mentorship program with process owners.

Why do you fit the profile ?
•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or continuous improvement experience;
•    Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a similar role;
•    Familiar with continuous improvement tools (i.e., DMAIC, 6 Sigma);
•    Familiar with non-conformance management in SAP or equivalent ERP systems;
•    Familiar with dashboard tools (PowerBI / SAP Analytics);
•    Black Belt certification is an asset;
•    ISO 9001 auditor is an asset.
•    Good understanding of quality, health/safety issues, and technical aspects of construction sites in Canada;
•    Strong leadership and communication skills across all levels of the organization.
•    Strong French and English proficiency, both oral and written;
•    Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, MS Project);
•    Excellent interpersonal skills, team work skills, time management and autonomy;
•    Ability to travel to sites and facilities for short periods.

What do we offer ?
•    Life, disability, dental and extended health insurance;
•    Pension plan;
•    Hybrid work mode;
•    Profit sharing program;
•    Employee assistance program;
•    Employee individualized training and career plan. 

Did you know?
Andritz Hydro is:
•    Over 170 years of experience in turbine design
•    Over 471,000 MW of installed and upgraded capacity
•    Over 32,000 turbine units delivered    

•    Over 125 years in electrical engineering
•    65 representative offices worldwide    

•    More than 7000 employees worldwide including 310 in Quebec

•    Over 50 Compact Hydro units per year    

•    A complete range of designs up to 800 MW

•    20 manufacturing sites worldwide    

•    10 test beds worldwide

* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

Requisition ID:  12865

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