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At Westinghouse, innovation is in our DNA. We are creative. We think differently. We reimagine the possible across the nuclear industry every day. We continuously work towards providing cutting-edge products and services that are not only needed for today, but for our tomorrow.

Yet, thinking differently must go beyond our technical applications and products. We must incorporate innovation into all aspects of our business. In doing so, we can drive greater efficiency, create greater growth and strengthen our culture.

One area where innovative thinking can be impactful is sustainability. Protecting our planet and restoring our earth are not abstract concepts because of the carbon-free technology our teams create and deploy. From the efficient and economical AP1000 nuclear plant to the new eVinci micro-reactor for remote energy applications, we are leading the way with the development of new nuclear technologies that will enable us to share the benefits of this reliable, clean, safe and economical source of energy for generations to come.

Focused on our customers’ success, Westinghouse is committed to delivering innovative nuclear energy solutions by leveraging our global insights, CANDU expertise, collaborative mindset, and best-in-class technology. We are proud to play a key role in accelerating Canada’s energy sustainability and achieving its net-zero goals.

Fueled by a team of more than 200 experts in 6 offices across Canada, we have been advancing the art and science of nuclear power plant design and operations for more than 60 years. When it comes to operating nuclear power plants, utilities need a partner that understands what it takes to maximize safety, performance, and longevity. Westinghouse is the proven choice for end-to-end services and technologies from fuel manufacturing through to decommissioning and waste management.

Lead Auditor – Peterborough, Ontario, Canada (Hybrid working arrangement of up 3 days per week in office)

No relocation assistance available for this position.

About the Opportunity

Westinghouse Electric Canada is a leading supplier of custom equipment, process systems and engineering consultant services for the Nuclear industry in Canada. The successful candidate will join an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for prescribed QA activities to support successful execution of custom Manufacturing projects.

What will you do?

Your day to day:

  • Conduct quality surveillance activities and prepare detailed reports.
  • Evaluate supplier quality plans, procedures, and processes to verify compliance to quality and technical requirements defined by Westinghouse Engineering
  • Interface with various suppliers, customer representatives and regulatory authorities on issues related to quality and compliance.
  • Perform reviews of procurement documents to verify technical and quality requirements have been correctly translated from Westinghouse design documents and Customer contracts.
  • Follow-up on supplier corrective action, evaluate responses and ensure objective evidence substantiates adequate closure.
  • Apply advanced quality control techniques and statistical methods for collection of deficiency information to identify failure causes and trends, rate performance and measure effectiveness of supplier QA programs, and internal processes.
  • Provide input to business development, supply chain, and other departments throughout Westinghouse concerning supplier qualification and development.
  • Maintaining knowledge of various standards (CSA N299-16, N285 Pressure Boundary/N286-12, N286.7 Software, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 17025:2017, NQA-1 various editions, ASME BPVC.III.NCA various editions, 10CFR Appendix B, 10CFR Part 21), ISO 19433, CSA W47.1-19, CSA W47.2, IPC-A-610, IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-A-600, SNT-TC-1A.
  • Lead and/or participate in assessments and or QSL maintenance of the Canadian supply base to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, codes and standards. (Schedule, Plan, Perform, Report for supplier audits, Document findings, Follow-up with suppliers on findings)
  • Lead and/or participate in internal assessments of global Westinghouse business units to ensure compliance with applicable manuals, procedures, regulations, codes and standards. (Approx 5-7 per year).
  • Mentor and help in the development of less senior oversight personnel with the execution of verification activities, supplier oversight, and resolution of supplier quality issues.
  • Managing cross disciplined teams in the execution of supplier oversight activities to verify Westinghouse suppliers have implemented a Quality Assurance

What will you bring?

Who you are:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Qualified Lead auditor.
  • Working knowledge and application with CSA N299 and N285.0 standards, US NRC Regulations and European Standards such as 10CFR50 Appendix B and 10CFR21, ASME B&PV Code, ISO, ANSI ASME NQA-1, ISO 9001, ISO 9712 and Appendices. Familiarity with NDE techniques and applicable practices.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in various software packages (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Interpret technical drawings.
  • Understanding of manufacturing techniques, welding procedures or specifications and associated inspection techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment.


  • NQA-1 Certified Lead Auditor certification.
  • Experience interfacing with customer representatives and also providing oversight of vendors.

Strong interpersonal and communication abilities are essential to be successful in our team-based environment. You will possess problem solving skills and a creative yet methodical approach.

What will you get?

Westinghouse is a firm believer in fostering a workplace that is powered by inclusive leaders, teams and culture. This commitment separates us as a leader in our industry and differentiates from our competition. You will be working closely with global leaders who will support your development through coaching and managing opportunities. Together, and using the talents of our employees, we will advance technology and services to power a clean, carbon-free future.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In Canada the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations, Flextime, Sick/Personal and Holidays
  • We encourage healthy work-life balance and offer flexible schedules and with the potential to work from anywhere in Canada
  • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Incredible opportunity for growth in an innovation driven, global company
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral and Recognition Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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