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.

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Quality Engineer (m/f/d)


West Branch, IA, US, 52358


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Position Summary:

As a Quality Engineer, you will be responsible to manage and review all quality reports submitted to the Service Quality Department ensuring their timely delivery & completeness.



  • Administrate Commercial Incident Management through ServiceNow.
  • Liaison as the 1st Claim Handler for Cost of Quality and Cost Recovery processes.
  • Leads the resolution of quality and design problems through disciplined problem-solving methods.
  • Leads the resolution of quality and design problems dealing with the necessary departments/organizational levels internally and with Clients and/or suppliers.
  • Employs statistical analysis and design of the experiment to analyze methods of inspection, testing, and product quality; evaluates records and prepare reports for management indicating results, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Organizes, performs, and coordinates audits of management systems and operational procedures throughout the Nordex O&M sites and reports results, and recommends opportunities for improvement.
  • Serves as the local management representative for quality to ensure compliance with ISO 9000:2000 and ISO 14000, as applicable.
  • Supports safety to provide an adequate and safe working environment.
  • Visits project sites, suppliers, and international support groups to facilitate the successful completion of job duties: travel requirements about 25 - 50%.
  • Generates and present periodic reports to the senior management team and customer such as Cost collection and periodical reporting.
  • Participates in Cost of Energy, COE, improvement effort reducing the cost of turbine operations considering 20 years of operation as a life cycle.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Direct Reports:

Service Quality Manager



  • A Bachelor’s in Mechanical, Electrical engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 4 years of work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to read mechanical and electrical blueprints.
  • Background in auditing, wind energy, or industrial operations preferred.
  • Strong computer skills including advanced proficiency in MS Office applications (i.e.: Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other statistical analysis programs.
  • Familiarity with technical standards and their application (ASTM, AWS, IEC, ISO standards).
  • Must possess knowledge of manufacturing processes and quality assurance principles.
  • Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels internally and with Clients and/or suppliers.
  • Professionally represent the company when dealing with Clients and/or suppliers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several activities/projects at once, organize/prioritize work, meet deadlines, and prepare plans and reports
  • Follow oral and written instructions in English and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English effectively to superiors, peers, and subordinate
  • Work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, and be willing and able to travel as needed to meet business objectives.
  • Travel is required (up to 25% travel)
  • Driving is an essential function of the job. Must possess a full valid driver’s license and be insurable under our auto insurance policy. This position will be subject to periodic driver’s abstract checks to confirm continued insurability.
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA and ANSI weight limits of 265 lbs. or less


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