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GE Vernova

Quality Lead Auditor (Hybrid - Wilmington, NC)


Job Description Summary

The Nuclear Programs Quality Lead Auditor will be responsible for managing internal and external quality assessments to ensure and improve capabilities to comply with industry standards and regulations. The Quality Lead Auditor has working knowledge of applicable industry regulations and standards; has working knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

In this position you will:

  • Direct, plan, and perform assessments to ensure compliance to U.S. and international nuclear quality regulations and standards such as 10CFR50 Appendix B, 10CFR71 Subpart H, 10CFR21, CSA N286-12, CSA N299.1, ISO 9001, ASME NQA-1.
  • Develop depth/breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field. Serve as best practice/quality resource. Contribute towards strategy and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.
  • Effectively communicate complex messages to all levels of the organization. Build consensus on topics within expertise.
  • Influence and support approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization.
  • Influence and support quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team.
  • Use critical thinking to solve moderately complex tasks or problems that affect the function. Use own technical experience and expertise, and internal and external sources to arrive at decisions.
  • Professionally represent GEH in the support of external, customer, and regulatory assessments / visits.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working within a nuclear QA Program.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in quality assurance, quality auditing or related capacity.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a site security clearance, including NRC required background check.
  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other GEH, customer, and supplier facilities (including international locations) up to 35% of the time.
  • Looking for candidates willing to be on site as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or in a related technical discipline from an accredited university or college.
  • Certified, or able to certify, as a Lead Auditor to ASME NQA-1 standard.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with nuclear industry standards and expectations (e.g. ASME, CSA, ISO, IAEA, INPO, NEI, EPRI)
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and effectively interact with all levels of management to resolve issues that cross organizational boundaries.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.


This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)