The Quality Engineer is responsible for developing quality documentation, facilitating continuous improvement, and working with suppliers and customers to resolve quality or system issues.

Habilidades y experiencias


Essential Job Functions:


  • Develop APQP documentation to support the Product Realization Process in accordance with customer requirements, e.g. FMEA, MSA, SPC, PPAP, etc.
  • Maintain required documentation that meets the Shape Corp specifications for Document Control and irretrievability.
  • Interface with customer personnel and facilitate the resolution of quality issues and concerns.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of formal quality systems, e.g. ISO 9001 & IATF 16949.
  • Identify and train a back-up(s) to manage key tasks when absent.
  • Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader.

Launch Quality:

  • Plan, support, and implement total quality management in support of zero safe launch findings at pre and post SOP.
  • Ensure that appropriate inspection plans and containment plans are in place for the process value stream.
  • Confirm product quality through confirmation phase exit.
  • Initiate control plans and training for inspection and gage instructions in accordance with Shape and customer specific requirements.
  • Develop and control all APQP documents through PPAP approval for new program launches.
  • Execute PPAP submission and approval as required for customer initiated product changes.
  • Understand and provide interpretation of customer specific requirements.
  • Participate in GD&T development through the DFM process.
  • Responsible for all aspects of gage procurement, including gage quoting, design approval, and customer approval.
  • Responsible for supplier gage design approval, PPAP review and approval.

Manufacturing Quality:

  • Maintain APQP documentation to support of the manufacturing process and in accordance with Customer requirements, e.g. FMEA, MSA, SPC, PPAP, etc.
  • Facilitate product and process change notification according to AIAG and customer specific requirements.
  • Provide training to operators for current procedures relating to control plans, inspection and gage instructions
  • Analyze and interpret GD&T data.
  • Ensure compliance to process control plan requirements.
  • Lead problem solving efforts relating to production quality issues.
  • Initiate actions to overcome obstacles as they are encountered and prevent potential quality problems using problem solving tools.
  • Initiate interim and containment countermeasures relating to quality issues.
  • Design, specifies and implements quality control sampling systems, testing mechanisms, and equipment.
  • Serve as a liaison and coordinates activities with external providers as required.

Supplier Quality:

  • Facilitate activates with external providers related to quality issues.
  • Launch or manufacturing quality when suppliers provide notification of real or potential quality issues.
  • Interface with external suppliers and facilitate the resolution of quality issues and concerns.
  • Ensure external provider interim and containment countermeasures relating to quality issues.
  • Interface with Shape quality department to facilitate product and system continuous improvement activities with external providers.
  • Communicate Shape quality requirements to external providers.
  • Provide training and development opportunities to external providers in support of Shape and customer specific requirements.
  • Monitor supplier performance and facilitate development plans.
  • Perform assessments and audits of external providers according to ISO 9001, IATF 16949 and customer specific requirements.
  • Provide input into the selection of external providers.


Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements listed below are a representation of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering or related field or a minimum of 3 years of experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in GD&T and tolerance stack up applications.
  • Knowledge in customer specific Program Development, e.g., AIAG Automotive Core Tools.
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems, e.g., ISO9001 & TS16949.
  • Experience with Product Warranty documentation.
  • Proficient in Project Management using Microsoft applications.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.
  • Experience with Proyects in China (Injection Molding)
  • Advanced English


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