Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • Levice (Slovakia)
  • Work experience
  • Customer service, hotline
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

  • Request the schedules and quality documents from Suppliers
  • Comment these documents to have correct level of detail on schedule and requested inspections planed as per con-tractual requisitions and regulation/construction codes.
  • Plan milestones of follow-up
  • Organize kick-off meetings with SQM and other departments involved (engineering, logistics, quality, procurement)
  • Keep informed of engineering progress and ensure validation of design documentation from Engineering department is matching the needs of schedule (internal expediting)
  • Organization and planning of inspection activities
  • Plan workshop Inspections according Project Quality Control Plan and manufacturing schedule, to ensure that Suppliers deliver their contractual scope on time and meeting the quality requirements
  • Participate or plan for external inspection resources (QC inspectors) to be mobilized
  • Workshop Inspections
  • Verify suppliers’ manufacturing qualifications
  • Instructs QC inspectors regarding supplier monitoring activities
  • Participate or Assign QC inspections at suppliers’ premises. Coordinate with other participants
  • Ensure inspection report is produced. List all non-conformities / deviations.
  • Desk Expediting of Purchase Orders
  • Track Purchase Orders from placement throughout delivery
  • Monitors the progress of suppliers. Ensure production of reliable and clear supplier progress reports.
  • Coordinating & Reporting
  • Inform SQM on QC & Expediting status
  • Follow up supplier non-conformities / deviations (Corrective Action – Preventive Action)
  • Resolve or escalates all expediting & quality issues
  • Participate into Supplier performance evaluation
  • Is aware of the HSE requirements relevant to their role, and implements and complies with them

Your experiences

  • • Industry experience (Oil&Gas/Energy sector/Energy from Waste/Renewable Energies) in Quality Control within an international project environment
    • Very good understanding of Quality Control processes applicable to supply markets
    • Knowledge of schedule analysis / critical path
    • Experience in purchasing and supply chain activities is a plus
    • Knowledge of non-destructive testing techniques owning recognised training certificates
    • Experience with EN and ASME codes and regulation for machines&valves and Steelworks
    • Familiar with international standards regarding welding, dimensional checks, balancing and surface
    • Experience as Desk Expeditor for project execution (Expeditor certificate) is a plus
    • Certification(s) as welding specialist or welding engineer e.g. CSWIP, IWT, IWE/EWE is a plus
    • Good knowledge of MS-Office (Excel incl. Pivot, Power point)
    • Fluent (minimum B2 level) in written and spoken English and Slovak, any other language skills are an advantage
    • Hands-on mentality with the ability to work well under pressure
    • Good effective decision-making and problem-solving skills
    • Integrative thinking and ability to manage complex and challenging situations/matters and to achieve the best outcome
    • Ability to proactively collaborate across different businesses, departments and countries, including communicate effectively across cultures
    • Adapted behavior on contractual relations with small to big size suppliers
    • Ability to communicate internally/externally
    • Willingness to travel (20 - 80%)

We offer

  • Responsibility and challenge within multi discipline field of activity
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines  
  • Mobile phone for private use 
  • Start-up mentality within a company proud of its history  
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international company 
  • Inclusive, values led culture 


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.
  • Alena Pulisova
  • Recruiter