Manager, Quality Control - Technology Evaluation & Implementation Group
Scope of Position
This position will support EDF Renewable
Energy in three primary ways:
evaluation efforts by reviewing the quality plans of suppliers and vendors and
evaluating the quality and reliability of specific products and/or
Support product and
supplier qualification efforts by working with EDF EN to perform factory
audits, write audit reports, and make recommendations on product deployment.
Support QA/QC for EDF
Renewable Energy’s products, services, and processes by working with all EDF
Renewable Energy stakeholders (including, but not limited to, Engineering,
Center for Technical Excellence, Resource Assessment, Program Management,
Construction, Asset Management, and EDF EN) to build on existing QA/QC programs
and to develop new QA/QC programs for all major equipment, services, and
Support the creation
and implementation of means and methods for the continuous improvement of
The ideal candidate will have an in-depth
knowledge of the renewable energy industry, experience in product evaluation,
and be able to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis in the context of
Reports to: Director, Technology Evaluation & Implementation Group
Division/Department: Technical Services & Implementation
Location: San Diego, CA
60% of the time is spent in the office
environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of MS Word, PowerPoint, and
Excel), with the remaining 40% of the time spent travelling to visit suppliers,
project sites, end-user customers and to attend conferences.
with EDF Renewable Energy stakeholders in performing the technical evaluation
of renewable energy technologies, taking into account performance, efficiency,
manufacturability, quality, and reliability with an emphasis on identifying
solutions that drive LCOEs toward grid parity and provide EDF Renewable Energy
with competitive advantages.
facilities, perform audits, write reports, and make recommendations on products
and suppliers under evaluation by EDF Renewable Energy.
Implement EDF EN’s
solar PV qualification (or similar) program in North America and adapt the
program to apply to all relevant technologies.
Oversee QA/QC for the
technologies and services that are procured by EDF Renewable Energy; develop
and implement a process by which EDF Renewable Energy can measure the quality
of products and services both during product evaluation phases and operational
Work with all EDF
Renewable Energy stakeholders to improve business processes across the company
through the implementation of DMAIC, PDCA, or other continuous improvement
Master’s Degree or
Engineering Degree in any discipline (Masters preferred).
At least 4 years of
experience in the energy field (wind and solar preferred).
Must be able to work
well with cross functional teams, coordinating with development and operations
group, engineering and project developers.
Must have proven
organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
and track progress and needs of each project and provide accurate and timely
Knowledge of and
experience with continuous improvement methodologies, such as DMAIC, preferred
but not required.
Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel and MS Project.
Experience with more
advance modeling tools encouraged but not required.
skills and fluency with project proformas.
Proficiency in other
languages preferred (Chinese, Spanish, French preferred).
EDF Renewable Energy - 16 months ago