Website Sulzer

Quality Manager (Nuclear) Job Highlights

Title Quality Manager – Nuclear
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Chattanooga, TN, United States
Company Sulzer

Company Profile

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. The company specializes in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation, and purification technologies for fluids of all types.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Quality Manager (Nuclear) who will help to take the business to the next level.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants require a B.S. Mechanical Engineering Degree from a college/university OR a combination of equivalent technical degree and years of experience will be considered.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a QC role in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience in the Nuclear Quality field (required)
  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience associated with the implementation of quality assurance programs
  • Commercial nuclear power experience (preferred)
  • SAP experience (preferred)


  • Certification of Level III Inspection and Test Personnel
  • Control of nonconformance and corrective actions
  • Develops and maintains essential management reports in accordance with Sulzer business needs
  • Implement and maintain facility Nuclear Quality Program – encompassing manufacturing and engineering support of equipment in compliance with Federal regulations 10CFR50 Appendix B, 10CFR21, ASME Section III, NQA-1, and non-safety related, customer specifications
  • Implement Commercial Grade Dedication Program in partnership with Sulzer Nuclear Engineering Manager
  • Implement procedures and systems controlling Non-Destructive Examination and calibration of measuring and test equipment
  • Interface with vendors and customers as needed
  • Leads SNSC Audit activities for NUPIC, ASME N and NPT Certifications, UL, and others as required
  • Local ESH liaison interfacing directly with division ESH Specialists to ensure a safe and compliant work environment for our coworkers
  • Maintain Approved Vendors List through evaluation and qualification of vendors in accordance with industry regulations and Sulzer requirements
  • Maintain Quality Assurance Manual and Quality records in accordance with industry regulations and Sulzer requirements
  • NQA-1 Lead Auditor and qualification of Sulzer lead auditors. Participates in NIAC and manages the execution of Sulzer audits to support NIAC participation
  • Qualification and Certification of personnel for special processes – welding, non-destructive examination, NQA-1 Lead Auditors, and others as needed
  • Review Management Audit results with the GMNS and report regularly on the effectiveness of the Quality program to the GMNS
  • Budgets and manages Quality Assurance department cost


  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Currently certified as a Lead Auditor in accordance with ASME, NQA-1, 2008
  • Demonstrated experience implementing a Commercial Grade Dedication program
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality assurance regulations, standards, and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, ASME NQA-1, and ASME Section III program implementation. Knowledgeable in the areas of industrial standards and quality standards
  • Proficiency in Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing disciplines (preferred)


  • 15 days or paid time off and 11 company-paid holidays
  • 401(k) plan with a 6% company match
  • Comprehensive benefits program, including, medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term and long-term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Motivating wellness program
  • Service awards at 5 years

Employer’s Statement

Sulzer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

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