Quality Engineer - Automotive

Calumet City Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000 per year
  • Growing Organization and Prioritized Internal Development
  • Extremely Attractive Benefits Package

About Our Client

Our Client is a tier one automotive supplier currently supporting some of the largest and most recognized automotive OEMs globally. They specialize in a variety of build-to-order manufacturing processes including instrument panels, door panels, overhead systems, floor consoles and more. With 3000+ employees at their Chicago location and 14 locations globally, there is an increased investment in employee training and development to create opportunity for continued professional development and growth.

Job Description

  • Document, communicate and/or implement quality deliverables as directed by internal procedures, customer requirements, and industry standards for assigned, advanced program commodities.
  • Interface with the customer and suppliers on quality related issues and oversee the implementation on necessary Corrective and Preventative Actions.
  • Lead the problem solving activity for internal and external related quality issues
  • Establish and maintain PPAP / APQP documentation to ensure it meets customer and AIAG requirements
  • Ensure appropriate team members are properly trained and facilitate communication between shifts to adapt to any process and document changes.
  • Coordination and preparation of required inputs and outputs to ensure that customer product; material, and documentation submissions are accurate, timely and complete.
  • Monitor supplier quality initiative, performance management, corrective actions and document performance as required.
  • Comply with the Business Operating System, Quality methodologies, company and department objectives and business practices to ensure productivity and quality goals are achieved.
  • Attend and report out during Change Control meetings on assigned systems.
  • Advise Department Manager of those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities, employee safety or customer satisfaction results.
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any non conformance relating to product, process & systems.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process or system.
  • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions thought the appropriate channels and verify implementation.
  • Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum four (4) year degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer is a plus
  • At least 3 years in automotive manufacturing environment or other regulated industry
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in supplier and/or customer related quality role
  • Demonstrated ability to implement Core tools (PPAP, SPC, FMEA, MSA, APQP, Control Plan)
  • Demonstrate competency in metrology, blueprint reading, statistical techniques and color/appearance measurement
  • Understanding of color and /or appearance testing approval for product inspection
  • Able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality on products, services and processes

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary, between $80,000 and $100,000
  • Annual bonus opportunity based on company performance
  • 4.5% 401k Match
  • 14 company holidays
  • 2-3 Weeks of PTO dependent on seniority
  • Competitive health benefits, including medical, dental and vision through BCBS
  • Tuition reimbursement option
  • Robust internal training
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
Calumet City
Contract Type
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Megan Mcdonald
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