Quality Engineer

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Battle Creek, MI
$1 - $99,999
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 04, 2018
Job ID
Provides the quality-assurance support to production departments to ensure that the product is built in accordance with customer quality requirements while maintaining production flow.
  • Reviews all design drawings and changes, operation sheets, process procedures, test procedures, procurement documents, quality manuals, and inspection analyses to ensure that the customer’s quality requirements are met on assigned products, programs, areas, and functions.
  • Provides support to production departments including visual aids and inspection analyses and includes a key role serving as "referee" in making "accept" or "reject" decisions.
  • Reviews quality trends based on quality data system information and interaction with inspectors and production personnel, and participates in the generation and implementation of defect-reduction programs for  assigned product or program.
  • Assists in identifying the root causes of a problem, instituting and review of corrective actions such as changes to operation sheets, generation of Engineering Change Requests, installation of fixtures, changes in workstations, changes to inspection analyses and changes to process procedures.
  • Interacts with representatives from a variety of functional groups, including design engineering, manufacturing engineering, purchasing, and all production and inspection personnel in the production areas.
  • Provides recommendations to improve procedures that apply to quality and other functions, such as configuration management and operations functions.
  • Reviews quality trends to prevent or reduce defects, determine problem causes, and initiate actions to correct them, convincing others of the validity of potential solutions.
  • Responsible for implementation and control of quality systems (TS16949)
  • Performs initial quality orientation training for new hires. 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Five or more years of  quality engineering experience in an automotive environment.
  • Experience with the use of advanced problem solving tools ( 5 Why's, 8D, root cause analysis, fishbone diagrams)