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juwi Inc., based in Boulder, Colorado, and majority-owned by Germany-based juwi AG, is a developer and turnkey EPC contractor of solar power plants throughout North America. juwi’s main focus is the development, construction and operation of utility-scale power plants (5MW or larger).

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Quality Engineer

Title: Quality Engineer
Location: Boulder, CO
Reports to: Director, Applications Engineering
Start Date: Immediately

At juwi, we’re taking solar energy to the next level. With the goal to bring solar power online over the next several years, we seek a Quality Engineer to bring our vision to life.

The Quality Engineer will contribute to the design, development, testing and installation support of juwi’s solar racking.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Supplier Quality:
    • Travel to current and potential vendors to perform Supplier Quality Audits
    • Assist in the migration of new components into high volume manufacturing, working with and qualifying multiple vendors, as needed
    • Implement and maintain juwi QA/QC process for manufactured components
    • Receive and review vendor quality documentation for each order in accordance with juwi PPAP (including Control Plans, Capability Studies, First Article Inspections, Part Submission Warrants, Material Certifications, etc.)
    • Review and analysis of SPC data for each run to ensure vendors are producing parts to spec. Work closely with vendors to establish and maintain Cpk limits on dimensions that are critical to quality and help identify processes that need attention before problems occur
    • Work through nonconformities with vendors using root cause analysis tools, NCR’s and Deviation Authorizations
  • Construction Quality:
    • Assist in the training of construction staff on new processes
    • Travel to construction sites to perform construction quality assessments
    • Train and oversee construction team on performing quality assurance processes
    • Coordinate lessons learned after each project completion
  • Installed Product Support:
    • Travel to sites when needed to perform periodic maintenance inspections and investigate field issues
    • Work closely with Sustaining Engineering to perform root cause analysis, as needed to address and resolve issues and ensure that field failure issues are addressed all the way back to the manufacturer when needed
    • Coordinate 3rd party subcontractors to perform large maintenance tasks in the field, as needed
  • Research and Development
    • Use design of experiments tools to develop test plans
    • Develop and perform reliability testing in our lab, in the field, and with 3rd party labs, as needed
    • Coordinate certification testing with 3rd party labs
    • Assist in the analysis of test data using statistical tools

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from Accredited University in Quality Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience working as an Engineer in a manufacturing environment: experience in PV-related structures a strong added benefit
  • Working knowledge of GD&T and experience reading and interpreting mechanical drawings
  • Strong experience and knowledge base of statistical analysis using JMP
  • Proven Ability to create, and maintain Databases
  • Experience and knowledge base of product reliability modeling software, such as RELIASOFT
  • Must possess extensive analytical skills with the ability to perform detailed statistical analyses
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication and coordination skills
  • Autonomous: take initiative and organize work in an independent manner
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented individual with history of writing reports for 3rd party review
  • Ability to travel up to 25% and willingness to work flexible hours
  • Desire to grow professionally

Position Preferences:

  • 6-sigma Green-belt, Black-belt preferred
  • Background in a variety of manufacturing processes including, metal forming, extrusion, stamping, casting, plating, and injection molding
  • Experience in and knowledge of manufacturing specifications, engineering drawings, and quality control methods and metrics
  • Experience on construction sites
  • Project Management Experience
  • Experience in JMP, Autodesk Vault, and the Microsoft Office Suite

Any offer of employment for this position will be conditioned upon drug screening, in accordance with Section 12-3-3, B.R.C. 1981.

About juwi:

juwi Inc. (“juwi”), based in Boulder, Colorado, and majority-owned by MVV Energie AG based in Germany, is a developer and turnkey EPC contractor of solar power plants throughout North America. juwi’s main focus is the development, construction and operation of utility-scale power plants (1 MW or larger).

The skills and capabilities of every juwi employee are essential in making our work a reality. We realize this is a direct result of a diverse staff, and our diversity initiative takes every effort to ensure this is reflected in our hiring efforts and operations.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States; however, we currently are not providing visa sponsorship or hiring individuals who will need visa sponsorship in the future.

Annual Base Salary Range:

$75,000-$100,00
The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications and experience. This position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on certain company and individual performance metrics.

Benefits:

juwi offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • 401(k) with matching and fees paid by the company
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO and Vacation

 

juwi is an equal opportunity employer, which means we offer equal treatment to all applicants. juwi prohibits discrimination, directly or indirectly, on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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