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Quality Engineer


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  N/A
Req ID:  48671

Classification Level: 5 – 6

Position:        Quality Engineer


Location:        Saginaw, MI   


Function:  Quality


Position Overview:


Nexteer Automotive is looking for an energetic individual who has a passion for quality and a drive to succeed. As a Quality Engineer, the ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of manufacturing experience. To be successful in this position, the candidate will be comfortable interacting with all internal departments and will continuously drive change in an extremely reactionary environment. Thorough knowledge of Problem Solving principles is imperative in this position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary to assess areas of quality improvement and address issues / concerns. A solid understanding / compliance to ISO14001 and TS16949 standards and lean manufacturing processes is required.


Major Job Responsibilities:
•    Monitor error proofing, gauging, and testing devices for product conformance. 
•    Support the day-to-day operating systems that drive competitive quality performance and warranty improvements. 
•    Support Flawless Launch initiatives. 
•    Provide customer service and protect the customer. 
•    Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions for process related concerns and FTQ improvements. 
•    Interface with multiple disciplines (Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Supplier Quality, Purchasing, etc.). 
•    Perform Warranty Analysis and provide customer updates. 
•    Assist in strengthening, and maintaining the Quality System. 
•    Coach teams to make decisions that promote continuous improvement and enhance our quality culture. 
•    Assure compliance to TS-16949 Standards within responsible areas. 


Degree: Bachelors
Major: Engineering or 2 or more years of Quality experience in Manufacturing Environment.
•    Experience in applying statistical analysis methods, such as SPC, sampling, plans and design of experiments. 
•    Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex. 
•    Working knowledge of current TS16949 Quality System and ISO14001 requirements. 
•    High level of oral (including presentation) and written communication skills. 
•    Knowledge of manufacturing processes. 
•    Ability to use basic mechanical measurement equipment, including but not limited to: calipers, micrometers, go/no go gages, and optical comparators. 
•    Literate in MS Word and MS Excel. 
•    Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications, including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. 


Global travel may be required.