Quality Engineer

Location: Hamptonville, North Carolina
Date Posted: 08-21-2018

Job Description

We are looking for a Quality Engineer to ensure that quality is maintained throughout the life of a product by interfacing within the APQP process as well as all mass production and service part activities. This includes, but is not limited to, utilizing all quality engineering tools such 8-D’s, Layered Process Audits (LPA), and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to continuously improve internal processes and product quality.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

•   Utilizes measurement system analysis (MSA) to track product quality. This includes Statistical Process Control (SPC), I-charts, or other methods. This also includes identifying quality opportunities that need to be addressed in PFMEA and the Control Plan.
•   Champion the layered process audit (LPA) function for each process within the respective value stream. Will also need to perform LPA’s as directed by various schedules.
•   Facilitates corrective action teams (8D or 5-Why) to address defective quality in all products within the value stream. Prepares additional documentation at the customers’ request. Ensure all internal and external communications are delivered in a timely manner.
•   Makes initial quality decisions on products of questionable quality based on the part print, specifications, fit and functionality of the part as well as the customer requirements.
•   Develops & manages sort procedure for questionable product quality products. This includes customer driven sorts (CS1 or CS2) and internal sorts (GP-12).
•   Works with Manufacturing to develop rework procedures for questionable product quality.
•   Lead all team members on the manufacturing floor to insure that product quality is continuously monitored.
•   Trains team members as needed to ensure a defect free product leaves our facility 100% of the time.
•   Develops & manages the dock audit program.
•   Develops & manages the calibration program which includes gages, check fixtures, and other measuring devices.
Education & Experience:

•   B.S. degree in Engineering, Business or related field.
•   2-3 years’ experience in automotive Quality Engineering
•   Experience with Tier One Automotive manufacturing
•   Experience with Automotive Product Quality Planning (APQP) process
•   Experience with the Automotive Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
•   Computer literate to include Microsoft Office products 
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