Quality Engineer

Job Details

LocationAuburn Hills, MI, United States of America
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

On behalf of our World Class Manufacturing client we are currently recruiting for an experienced Quality Engineer to join their team.


  • Perform root cause analysis of quality issues, often using advanced problem-solving tools (like Kepner Tregoe, Shainin Red X, Design of Experiments)
  • Recommend and implement simple cost-effective permanent corrective actions
  • Analyze quality data from internal and external indicators to ensure correlation
  • Manage engineering changes, working with cross-functional team to ensure timely execution
  • Conduct product evaluation requests to ensure robustness of product or process change before full implementation
  • Work with Engineering and Suppliers to resolve issues that are not plant controllable
  • Recommend and validate rework procedures
  • Develop inspection procedures and best methods for performing inspection
  • Develop projects to support World Class Manufacturing
  • Plant Process Readiness
  • Cross functional support to ensure correct application of process methods and specifications in manufacturing plants for new vehicle launches
  • Analyze new production processes, significant modifications of current production processes, and addition of new models on existing production lines
  • Compare MQGR documentation for new models and existing processes
  • Measure the correct application of process methods and specifications at the assembly plant for conformity to technological and quality requirements
  • Conduct detailed torque audits on each fastener for new and existing processes
  • Support cross functional teams to ensure correct application of process methods and specifications in manufacturing plants for new vehicle launches
  • Plan PPR assessments and conduct PPR evaluations for compliance to technical requirements of the product and process according to quality standards
  • Document and manage data to report findings through all phases of development utilizing RMS data system
  • Perform follow-up evaluations to determine successful implementation of corrective actions and countermeasures
  • Communicate progress results and findings by preparing reports weekly
  • Present overall status and escalation of issues to stakeholders and Senior Management
  • Escalate issues with overdue timing / high priority to ensure resolution to appropriate Senior Manager and Director
  • Provide problem solving expertise during product and process validation
  • Plan, prioritize, set goals and manage multiple projects in a technical and business environment
  • Demonstrate unwavering commitment to delivering results and champion achievements
  • Utilize problem solving tools in determining root cause analysis


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum 2 years practical experience in Engineering Quality / Manufacturing Quality
  • Prior application and use of problem-solving tools and statistics
  • Knowledge of GD&T and SPC
  • MS Office proficiency, including presentation skills
  • Must be self-motivated, results driven, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent critical thinking and leadership skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • May be required to drive a company vehicle – valid drivers license & clean driving record required
  • Will be required to travel – domestic & international (80-100%) to support Plant Launches in NAFTA region.
  • Current vehicle launches will be in the Detroit Metro Area but could require follow up in Mexico or Canada
  • Must be able to travel without any restrictions
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

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