VP Quality Assurance

Corvus Energy is a pioneering leader in the field of maritime energy storage solutions. With a commitment to innovation and sustainability, Corvus Energy has established itself as a key player in revolutionizing the maritime industry’s transition towards cleaner and more efficient energy sources. As a global leader in marine battery systems, Corvus Energy continues to push boundaries, driving the adoption of green technologies and shaping the future of maritime transportation.

The position as VP of Quality Assurance is placed in the Staff Department – People, Culture & Quality, with close interface with all parts of the organization. The position reports to Chief of Staff.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the organization’s QMS in accordance with ISO 9001 standards.
  • Ensure all processes, procedures, and documentation comply with ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Utilize quality data and metrics to identify trends, root causes, and areas for improvement.
  • Plan and conduct internal audits and identify areas for improvement according to ISO 9001.
  • Update and manage the global audit plan to ensure regular assessment and compliance.
  • Prepare for and coordinate external audits, ensuring all necessary documentation and processes are in place.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to quality and risk.
  • Work closely with the corporate management team to align quality objectives with business goals.
  • Provide regular reports on quality performance, risks, and improvement initiatives to senior leadership.
  • Promote a strong quality culture within the organization through effective communication and training.
  • Work closely with the manufacturing team to develop internal quality standards.
  • Work closely with the supply chain team to develop vendors and set clear quality goals.
  • Work closely with engineering team to develop quality standards for New Product Introduction (NPI).

Desired qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or other relevant education.
  • Minimum of 10 years as Quality Manager/Advisor
  • Minimum of 5 years in manufacturing or process industry.
  • Audit Manager competence and experience with audits, QMCe certification or equivalent as a quality auditor is an advantage
  • A track record of delivering quality and manufacturing systems.
  • Experience of working successfully within a matrix environment.
  • Able to manage improvement projects as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Ability to build credibility, trust, and rapport with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proactive and sophisticated management of key stakeholders.
  • A forward thinker who takes initiative to identify and resolve gaps.
  • Experience with relevant IT/system solutions. We use RMT+
  • A proactive problem solver and communicator.
  • Detailed working knowledge of:
  • PFMEA, Control Plans, Statistical Analysis and PPAP
  • MTBF and determining life cycle Cost of Ownership for quality
  • Supplier Quality Management
  • Field Service Quality Management

About us

In Corvus Energy, our values provide a guideline for the correct behavior and create a common understanding amongst employees. These values are aligned with Corvus Energy’s strategic goals and reflect our company’s leadership vision. These values also serve as guiding principles for all leaders and set out our expectations.

We act with Integrity
We drive Innovation
We are Team Players
We are Passionate

What we offer

We can offer a professionally challenging position where you get to influence the development of a future-oriented and international company.

Corvus Energy is driving the green shift and has ambitious goals for a more sustainable future in our industry. We prioritize efficient operations, high quality, and continuous improvement.

We offer a competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a good pension scheme, and opportunities for professional development in a global organization.  

Joining our team will provide you with the chance to work on cutting-edge technologies that contribute to a sustainable future. 

As an organization, we also strive for a good work–life balance and a healthy lifestyle and we have flexible working hours. We offer healthy varied lunches and snacks as well as sports and social activities outside of work.

Application

If you find this position interesting, we encourage you to apply. We are a fast-growing company with a strong demand for our products, being the undisputed market leader in one of the most exciting industries in the maritime industry. Join our team and be a key player in our success story of powering a clean future all around the world.

We encourage all interested candidates to apply within the 31st of July

If you have any questions about the position, do not hesitate to contact our Chief of Staff; Ola Johannes Jordal at ojordal@corvusenergy.com.

About Corvus Energy

Corvus Energy is the world leading supplier of zero-emission solutions for the maritime industry. We specialize in developing cutting-edge battery energy storage solutions and hydrogen fuel cell systems to reduce emissions from a wide range of applications, from ferries and offshore vessels to tankers and cruise ships. With over 850+ projects delivered all around the world, Corvus Energy is by far the market leader in one of the most exciting and fast-growing industries within sustainable transition. Today we are close to 250 employees across 15 global locations, headquartered in Bergen, Norway and with hubs in Vancouver, Canada and Bellingham, USA.