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Head of Software Quality & HSE

Date: May 11, 2017

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Head of Software Quality & HSE-TRCS-USPA01265863





Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service

At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

As the Head of Software Quality and Health, Safety, & Environment, you will lead quality and safety strategies across Region Americas (North & South America) for Bombardier Transportation’s Rail Control Solutions (RCS) Division. You will define software quality, product & process safety, and ensure a healthy & safe work environment. You will lead activities and implement methods, systems and procedures/ rules of work execution to ensure safety and reliability of products delivered to our customers.

In your role you will:

- Lead the Quality, Safety and HSE strategy creation;
- Manage the implementation and execution of the Regional Quality & Safety action plan;
- Develop and implement management systems that comply with industry standards (IRIS, ISO, OHSAS, etc.);
- Oversee methodology and tools for analyzing product quality and safety;
- Define indicators of quality and safety and corrective/ preventive actions;
- Manage the overall quality planning, review, and performance processes;
- Oversee Project Quality Management communication to partners and suppliers;
- Conduct audits to monitor compliance;
- Emphasize and oversee quality, safety and HSE culture;
- Manage direct and indirect qualify, safety, and HSE professionals.


As our ideal candidate:

- You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline; an MBA in a related function will be considered a strong asset;
- You possess at least ten (10) years of leadership experience in a software quality or engineering project quality role;
- You possess strong knowledge of ISO 9001, IRIS, and PHSAS 18001 standards;
- You demonstrate experience working in a quality-focused industry such as transportation, manufacturing, aerospace, etc.;
- You demonstrate experience in quality assurance on software and hardware engineering life cycles;
- You demonstrate the ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams;
- You possess critical attention to detail and deadlines, and are self-motivated;
- You adapt well to change in direction and priorities in a project and deadline-oriented environment;
- Your English communication skills are excellent.

Additional information: The incumbent of this position must be available to travel domestically and internationally as business needs require.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

Job: Inspections
Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
05.05.2017, 12:11:42 PM

Unposting Date
19.06.2017, 10:59:00 PM

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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