Quality Engineer

Our client is a well established manufacturer of metal automotive components--They have an immediate need for a Quality Engineer with 2 years of manufacturing background.

Lead continuous improvement activities that target the elimination of waste and enhance the overall quality system to reduce internal defects and external customer complaints

Troubleshoot part specific problems and system related issues utilizing problem-solving techniques (ie. 8D methodology, 6 sigma, DOE, 5 why, Shanin, etc.)

Drive manufacturing process improvements using statistical process control techniques

Support APQP process through review and update of PFMEA, control plans, work instructions, and other quality system documentation

Improve error and mistake proofing (poke-yoke) methods by working closely with manufacturing and quality teams

Perform gage R&R studies and participate in metrology activities as necessary

Participate in new program launches as quality representative at all stages of the programs

Perform Internal Audits in accordance with TS-16949 and customer specific requirements

Develop and implement OEE Action Plans

Train Setters, Certify and Document

Model cooperation and teamwork

Participate in problem solving/cross functional teams

Train Machine Operators on Gaging

Ensure products conforms to quality standards

Ensures manufacturing practices are current, consistent and compliant with GSS Policies and Procedures, all external state/federal regulations and customer requirements

Record Quality Issues (NCR's and CAPA's)

Complete Daily? Quality and Layered Quality Audits

Complete monthly audits

Create, review and approve WPI's

Identify and manage Quality Issues

Reinforce 5S (housekeeping) behaviors

Develop action plans reference scrap

Ensure a safe working environment

Police PPE procedures


The above are principle responsibilities and do not identify all duties inherent in the job.

Experience and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor?s degree with an emphasis on Engineering or Quality Skills

  • Minimum 2 years in a manufacturing environment (automotive related experience preferred)

  • Proficient in the use of statistical process control software (Minitab preferred)

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills (Microsoft applications)

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