Responsible for the development of quality documentation, facilitation of continuous improvements, working with suppliers and customers to resolve quality or system issues.

Skills and Experiences

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Development of required documentation to support the product development process and in accordance with customer requirements (e.g. APQP, PPAP and FMEA)
  • Maintenance of required documentation meeting Shape Corp. specifications for document control and retrievability
  • Interface with customer personnel and facilitate the resolution of quality issues and concerns
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of institutionalized quality systems (e.g. TS & ISO)
  • Lead problem solving efforts relating to launch quality issues

Launch Quality:

  • Responsible for the quality of product during the launch phase
  • Initiate control plans and training for plans, work and gage Instructions
  • Control of all APQP documents via PPA
  • Understand and provide interpretation of customer designs
  • Recommend and negotiate GD&T with the customer
  • Responsible for gage quoting and customer approval
  • Responsible for supplier gage design approval, PPAP review and approval, and program issues review
  • Responsible for PFMEA

Manufacturing Quality:

  • Maintain control plans, work and gage instructions
  • Train operators for current procedures relating to control plans, work and gage instructions
  • Understand and provide interpretation of GD&T data
  • Lead problem solving efforts relating to production quality issues
  • Initiate GP-12 or 3rd party specific containment relating to quality issues
  • Gage R&R studies for after production engineering changes

Supplier Quality:

  • Maintain customer and supplier communications relating to quality
  • Develop relationships with the customer to understand future customer quality direction
  • Travel may be required
  • 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

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 representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. 

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering or related field.
  • 3+ years of automotive quality engineering preferred
  • Proficient in GD&T
  • Customer specific program development experience (e.g.: AIAG, PPAP, Process Flow & Control Plans)
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO9001 & TS16949)
  • Experience with product warrant documentation
  • Project management skills using Microsoft applications
  • Professional appearance and communication is essential in all representation of Shape Corp.
  • Must be creative with problem solving
  • Proficient in tolerancing & tolerance stack-up requirements


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