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Quality Engineer

City:  Milan
Country/Region:  IT

About Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector. We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVx-NAGfjEs&feature=embtitle


Team Overview and Job responsibilities

We are looking for a Quality Engineer who will be based in the Quality Department of the HQ in Milan. The Quality engineer is responsible for:

    • Implement Group Quality strategy.
    • Analyzing Customer claims and, for those of relevant importance (high economical and/or reputational impact), collecting information and giving support to the involved affiliates.
    • Analyzing internal nonconformities data and supporting implementation and monitoring of related Quality Continuous Improvement projects.
    • Planning and carrying out Production Process Audits triggered by poor quality KPIs performances, specific issues or new processes validations in the whole Group perimeter (Energy & Telecom).
    • Supporting and following up the affiliates during the implementation of the recovery plan defined during the Audit.
    • Supporting affiliates in the resolution of quality issues (internal or external).
    • Participating and, in specific cases, leading dedicated Quality projects in both HQ and affiliates.


The Quality Engineer may be also required to make technical presentations and summaries about the activities.


Who are we looking for?


We are looking for a Quality engineer with the following key requirements

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Operation (Quality, Manufacturing), preferably in the cable industry, with basic managerial experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a similar technical related field.
    • Knowledge of quality management system international standards: ISO9001 mandatory, additional standards desirable (e.g. IATF 16949).
    • Good knowledge and experience in the basic quality tools for analysis and problem solving (e.g. Pareto charts, Cause and effect diagrams, Fishbone diagrams, 5why’s, etc.).
    • Basic knowledge of the Lean Six Sigma methodology.
    • Good communication, negotiation and team working skills. Ability to understand the context of the work environment and react with flexibility to the needs of the actual situation.  
    • Ability to identify potential problems, either technical or procedural, propose solutions and involve other colleagues in developing these solutions when necessary.
    • Good use of MS Office and Excel for data analysis (e.g. Pivot tables)
    • Basic Knowledge of SAP desirable.
    • Accuracy and proactiveness.
    • Fluent in English, second and third language desirable.
    • Good planning, time and risk management skills
    • Management of inter-departmental and multicultural relations.
    • Listening and strong work ethic.
    • Previous experience in the manufacturing, preferably in Energy and/or Telecom cables industry.
    • ISO 9001 lead auditor certification preferred.
    • Experience in Six Sigma application projects or Continuous Improvement activities preferred.


Additional information

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements. Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.