Quality Assurance Engineer – Electrical

EWT is a Dutch headquartered designer, supplier, and O&M provider of its high performance 250kW-1MW wind turbine range. EWT is at the heart of the global transition towards lower carbon and more sustainable forms of power generation, helping individuals, businesses and communities of all sizes to become distributed energy champions.

Our award-winning sub-MW wind turbines have been enabling new generation locations and repowering existing sites for customers in three continents for more than fifteen years. Since 2004, EWT has been creating distributed energy champions by supplying the most economical and reliable direct drive wind turbines for localized energy generation. Over the years, we have continually challenged ourselves to improve our products to lower the cost of energy of our turbines. Today, with over 600 turbines installed across North America, Europe, and Asia, EWT has a proven, certified, and high-performing product range for the decentralized wind sector, including energy solutions and integration with other sources of generation.

Due to our ambitious international expansion strategy we have several excellent career opportunities for professionals whose sense of commitment, motivation, innovation and technical excellence equals our own. We strongly believe that our success in the world market for wind energy is powered by our most valuable assets: our talented and motivated employees.

We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer – Electrical for our Headquarters in Amersfoort, to ensure Quality of the product and process. This role reports into the HSEQ Manager.

What will you do?

  • Inspection and release of finished product (e.g. Converters)
  • Conducts inspection and tests at supplier, facility, or field locations to evaluate reliability factors, such as numbers and causes of unit failures
  • Advises and works with engineers in design review meetings to give reliability findings and recommendations
  • Utilize reliability statistics to identify reliability trends in the field and provide a clear snapshot of risk
  • Monitors failure data generated by turbines and component supply to ascertain potential product improvement
  • Facilitate root cause investigations for reliability issues, with major focus on a data driven approach
  • Apply value analysis with quality assurance and supply chain to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions
  • Discuss supplier improvement strategies with quality engineers, supply chain
  • Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting EWT requirements.

What will you bring?

  • Completed engineering or technical studies in the field of Electrical OR Electronics engineering
  • 5+ years of professional experience in comparable positions
  • Willing to travel globally
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as technical drawings, electrical schematics, specifications, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals
  • Knowledge of Quality management system tools
  • Ability to analyse a variety of raw data types to draw conclusions about product performance
  • Good reporting skills
  • Analytical, accurate and ability to present on findings to groups.
  • Well organized, self-driven person, able to work and complete tasks independently and on time
  • Living and working in the Netherlands already

We are looking for people who are flexible, creative, with a problem-solving attitude, who show initiative and who co-operate well with colleagues in an international setting. If you feel you are up for the challenge, look forward to the responsibility and are matching our profile, please do send your motivation and cv to s.vandeningh@ewtdirectwind.com

* we do not appreciate acquisition from recruitment agencies on this role*