Engineer- Quality I

First Solar

  • Tamil Nadu, India
Engineer- Quality I
Job Posted : Jan 31st, 2023

Job Description

Define implements and monitors quality systems (including training), materials and product specifications according to Company Policy and ISO Standards facilitating internal and external customer satisfaction.  Supervise calibration activities to ensure equipment is maintained to Company standards.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:-

  • Responsible to implement and monitor Quality Systems, materials and product specifications in accordance with Company Policy and ISO standards.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and oversight of Calibration Quality Systems.
  • Responsible for the development and the maintenance of incoming inspection work instructions and records per ISO standards.
  • Responsible for the training of personnel on Quality System requirements and procedures as required.
  • Collaborates with other departments, customer and supplier representatives on quality issues and feedback for manufacturing and engineering for corrective/preventive action.
  • Responsible to assist with the inspection and qualification of suppliers’ product and ensure incoming material quality meets established criteria.
  • Responsible for problem solving of internal quality issues for continuous improvement.
  • Participates in the production readiness process of new designs and new equipment.
  • Develop and support new gauge methods for improvements to inspection methods and process controls.


  • Minimum 4 year Technical Degree, or
  • Equivalent quality experience
  • Desired 6 months supervision experience


  • 1-3 years quality/engineering experience in manufacturing environment
  • 1-3 years’ experience with gauge design and calibration system.

Required Skills:-

  • Proven Quality Assurance Management knowledge and experience with ISO 9001.
  • Proven employee relations skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills and use of statistical methods (Six Sigma tools, SPC).
  • Knowledge of internal quality audit procedures.
  • Proven knowledge of ISO standards and procedures.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel – SQL a plus).
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).

Physical Requirements:-

  • Will sit, stand or walk short distances for  up to 12 hours per day
  • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
  • Will exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, push or pull on a seldom basis
  • Will lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis
  • 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
  • All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair)


  • Tamil Nadu, India.

Company Overview:-

First Solar is leading the world’s sustainable energy future. We are an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries of the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants. Our cost-advantaged solar technology boasts the smallest carbon footprint, lowest life cycle water use, and fastest energy payback in the industry. We are delivering solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges including climate change, energy security, water scarcity, and the unsustainable growing consumption of natural resources. At First Solar, you will feel valued, appreciated and challenged, working side-by-side with some of the top minds in the industry. You will be regularly updated on the company’s goals, progress and achievements. First Solar maintains a culture where all associates work together to lead the world’s sustainable energy future. We believe in employee engagement, collaboration, well-being and productivity for all generations and emerging work styles. We’re changing the world. Now, let us start with yours. First Solar is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. First Solar’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by application country, federal, state or local laws; the company prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.