• Quality Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/30/2019 9:57 AM)
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    Quality & Technology
  • Overview

    CRRC Sifang America, Inc. is a subsidiary of CRRC Sifang, Company, Ltd. a world leader in the designing, engineering, and manufacturing of advanced passenger rail vehicles and high-speed trains. CRRC has produced rail cars operating in some of the world’s most populous and rapidly evolving cities and countries, including Beijing and Singapore.

    We manufacture and refurbish railway high-grade passenger coaches and high-speed EMUs (manufactured by the joint venture BST); Refurbishing, assembling and rebuilding of rail transit equipment, such as various types of locomotives, passenger coaches, rapid transit vehicles, and so on; Manufacturing of road-rail vehicles and different types of special railway cars; Manufacturing of accessories for railway locomotives, and passenger coaches; Technical service for locomotive and rolling stock; Metal hot-working, export and import and other business.

    The company has five major industrial structures and manufacturing bases, covering manufacturing of railway high-grade passenger coaches, refurbishing of railway high-grade passenger coaches, manufacturing of spare parts for locomotive and rolling stock and energy corollary equipment, casting and forging and logistics. Our Parent Company, CRRC Sifang Company, Ltd. has been in existence for 117 years.

    In 2016, CRRC Sifang America was awarded a contract, for up to $1.3 billion, by the CTA to supply more than 840 new railcars. CRRC Sifang America believes Chicago’s new railcars should be built locally and will hire and train local residents for more than 160 good-paying, head-of-household jobs.

    We’re proud of our legacy and confident in our future.  Today, as a member of CRRC Sifang Company, Ltd. family, we are continuing the dream our forefathers first envisioned, and we are aligned to realize our tremendous potential. Join us – we promise it will be a great ride!



    Develop and maintaining production quality standards.  Defining requirements for new products, monitoring production quality performance to identify opportunities for improvement, and carrying out of maintenance of quality files, procedures, and work instructions for proper adherence to quality system.

    Inspect product materials, mechanics and electrical systems.  Verify product dimensions, color, texture and strength and locate imperfections. Verify that parts move correctly and test the proper fit of components. Check the flow of electricity and ensure the proper operation of equipment and machinery.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Perform electrical inspections, set quality assurance testing analysis, inspect purchased product, truck components or systems
    2. Implement, follow standardized Quality policies, work instructions and test procedures
    3. Assist with training, ensure documentation is completed and test data is analyzed
    4. Prepare, preform and document supplier test procedures
    5. Conduct testing and/or audits and take appropriate actions to ensure goals are achieved
    6. Implement, follow and maintain a comprehensive Quality Management System
    7. Manage quality activity schedules, quality procedures and safety processes
    8. Consistently demonstrate understanding of quality processes
    9. Support internal inspections
    10. Interface with production teams and share information, such as quality issues
    11. Maintain and comply with all regulatory compliances such as FRA, OSHA, EPA, and ISO etc.
    12. Follow all company policies, procedures and safety rules
    13. Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition
    14. 60%-80% working in manufacturing environment
    15. 20%-40% office environment
    16. Other duties as assigned


    Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected



    Education and/or Experience


    1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or High School Diploma with at least 10 years hands on manufacturing or quality engineering experience.
    2. Three (3) to Five (5) years of hands-on electrical testing experience
    3. One (1) to Three (3) yeas of locomotive or aerospace or heavy-duty trucking manufacturing experience
    4. Strong knowledge of electrical defects and ability to inspect to given specification
    5. Ability to read and inerpret electrical schematics.
    6. Strong knowledge of metrology
    7. Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    8. Strong documentation, planning and organizational skills
    9. Strong computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


    1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Eechanical Engineering with a strong knowledge of Quality Assurance
    2. Five (5) to Seven (7) years of Quality Electrical Engineering experience.
    3. Extensive knowledge of electrical defects and ability to inspect to given specification
    4. Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
    5. Certified Quality Inspector (CQI)
    6. Knowledge of Solid Works (CAD)

    AAP/EEO Statement

    CRRC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of CRRC that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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