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Quality Engineer

Location : Gastonia, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : TAG
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Automotive

Job Description :

Manufacturer of automotive drive train systems is looking for an entry level quality engineer for a new role at their Gastonia, NC facility.



  • Investigate customer quality issues and create solutions

  • Communicate with suppliers to address issues and collect data

  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement

  • Monitor, communicate and improve key supply chain KPI’s

  • Establish specific short / long term supplier quality goals

  • Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate recurrence of non‐conformances

  • Work to resolve supplier technical issues in a timely manner to ensure continuity of supply

  • Develop long‐term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas

  • Aide manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined new product development process

  • Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects in an effort to increase the supplier capability of consistently meeting SAS requirements. Projects may include: SQPPM, supplier corrective actions & responsiveness, process analysis, process capability and throughput analysis, 5S and Kaizen events

  • Perform root cause analysis, PPAPs, PV&V audits

  • Conduct supplier qualification process, short and long form audits

  • Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base


Required Qualifications :


  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 1-3 years experience preferred

  • Quality Basics

  • Supplier audit process

  • Process knowledge

  • Product Knowledge

  • Results oriented

  • Good written and oral communications skills

  • Teamwork and ability to work in a matrix environment


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