The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 46 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 9,600 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.

We are growing and together driving forward the expansion of alternative energies worldwide - if you wish, from now on with you. Join the #TeamNordex

Quality Engineer, Blades (m/f/d)


West Branch, IA, US, 52358


Do you want to be part of an agile team where colleagueship truly matters?

As a global company, we interact with a variety of people and cultures. Integrity, Respect, Colleagueship and Ownership are the unifying force for all departments and regions around the world. It’s the individual that defines the team. And it’s the team that makes the difference. Join the #TEAMNORDEX and shape the future of energy with us.



The incumbent will be responsible for managing non-conforming blade, blade repairs or blade parts and/or non-conforming processes at various sites in North America. Performing supplier or subcontractor audits and inspections, as well as collaborate in the supplier or parts qualification.



  • Ensuring that the services provided to the customer meets internal, external and regulatory requirements
  • Organize, perform and coordinate inspection activities at the wind farms or suppliers.
  • Employ statistical analysis to analyze methods of inspection, testing and service quality; evaluate records and prepare reports for quality, engineering, or management, including; results, conclusions and recommendations
  • Perform supplier qualification and continuous improvement audits.
  • Manage non-conformities/commercial incidents and claims.
  • Support Safety to provide an adequate and safe working environment
  • Lead the resolution of Service’s quality problems through disciplined problem-solving methods
  • Assure compliance with company quality practices
  • Generate and present periodic reports to the management team
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • Degree in technical or engineering field, or 7 years of equivalent experience as Quality Assurance on blade manufacturing or blade service.
  • Prior experience in a Quality Assurance blade manufacturing capacity
  • Up to 25% travel
  • Must possess a full valid driver’s license and be insurable under our auto insurance policy
  • ASQ Certified and Certified ISO auditor preferred.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001
  • Demonstrated ability to read blade and blade blueprints
  • Computer skills to include MS Office
  • Preferred to possess a thorough knowledge of service processes (Operations, Maintenance, Customer Responsiveness, and Engineering).
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of quality assurance principles.
  • Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels internally and with supplier leadership
  • Represent the company in a professional manner when dealing with domestic and international suppliers
  • Demonstrated ability to organize/prioritize work, meet deadlines, and to prepare plans and reports
  • Able to work independently
  • Must meet the weight requirement of safety gear, 265 lbs. or less.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical administered by a medical examiner to ensure the ability to safely perform job functions and meet the physical demands of the position


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status. Nordex USA, Inc. does not require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids
Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City