Senior Quality Engineer

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Posted on 10/10/2019

Position Details


Manufacturing & Dist / Automotive


Quality Assurance / Safety

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree



Reference ID:


Senior Quality Engineer


How would you like to be part of something special? An innovative, leading automotive manufacturer has an immediate need for a Senior Quality Engineer, based at their main plant in a great location in central Ohio. This is a critical role that will act as a huge stepping stone for future opportunities as the organization is growing and looking for strong Quality Engineering talent that they can continue to develop for the future. In fact, this position will be viewed as the #2 Quality person in the plant. This World Class Organization offers a family-oriented culture along with a healthy work/life balance.

In this position you will:

  • Perform Internal Quality System Audits to TS16949 requirements
  • Coordinate Quality Planning activities on new and/or changes to products and processes as well as shop-floor troubleshooting of quality problems
  • Coordinate activities for process monitoring and continuous improvements
  • Liaison between internal and external customers in problem investigation and corrective action as well as partnering with Engineering, Production, and Supply Chain to resolve issues
  • Verify that identified dimensions, both controlled and non-controlled meet specified limit
  • Assure that non-conforming materials are identified, and separated for acceptable production material
  • Proven experience and usage of Quality Tools such as 8D, 5Why, Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone Diagram, Six Sigma, Shainin Methodology, Look across to improve our internal/external indicators (PRR's, Scrap, Labor Variance, etc.)

Our Client would like to see:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related Degree
  • Knowledge of TS-16949 Quality System requirements along with quality techniques such as; SPC, FMEA, 8-D, Control Plans and Corrective Action Requests
  • 5-7 years of automotive manufacturing experience in quality engineering
  • Statistical aptitude with strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Prior knowledge and experience with plastic injection molding and assembly processes
  • Strong knowledge of problem-solving techniques along with PPAP & APQP experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Provides excellent leadership abilities while working in teams


Key words: Quality Engineer, Quality, TS-16949, SPC, APQP, PPAP, Root Cause, Corrective Action, FMEA, 8-D, Automotive, Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Gage R&R