Project Quality Engineer 1


Monrovia, CA, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Quality Management

Webasto is looking for a Project Quality Engineer to help us with our rapidly growing charging division.

Project Quality Engineer (PQE) Job Description


• Accomplishment of advanced quality planning / APQP from the phase of product definition/acquisition to serial transmission to plant (national and international) according to PEP, using the generic/ basic Q-Plan for creating the Control plan for Prototypes, Pre-Series and Series

• Formulation of the main focus of deficits and implementation of lessons-learned for new projects

• Contract review on customer side regarding quality relevant points

• Obligation to block when critical gateway points in quality cannot be reached, like test which are borderline or failed

• Implementation of customer specific standards and requirements into the subsequent serial production when it is not yet known

• Representation of Webasto interests in front of custoamers and suppliers

• Acceptance of prototypes internal and with customers (in cooperation with Test Engineers if applicable)

• Accomplishment of sampling inspections at customers

• Coordination of ASQE-activities

• Support of gateway preparations and approval of the gateway from Quality point of view when all requirements are fulfilled

• Acceptance and approval of test components for testing at OEM

• Inferring of test planning under point of view of verification in consideration of the tests required from OEM and the validation considering know risks for the application

• Pursues quality goals and initiates necessary corrections in all relevant areas, and escalation if necessary

• Allocation of Warranty predictions

• Quality planning for service parts

• Agreement Warranty Targets for service parts

• Manage, track and administer deviations using company provided systems and processes



• Technical degree in engineering, production engineering or automotive engineering or vocational education + further expertise (e.g. Technician) + additional training (Quality Management)

• Min. 4 years’ experience in Quality or Manufacturing

• Familiar with Power electronics principles

Familiar with J-Standard and IPC-610

Familiar with UL/CE regulatory

Able to use DMM, Oscilloscope, Isolation meter, and can perform PCBA level troubleshooting and diagnostics.

Able to use 3D scanners, x-ray system, digital microscope, and signal generator

• Familiar with Q-methods (FMEA, SPC, PPAP, APQP, 8D...)

• Good knowledge of norms and customer requirements

• Good knowledge of special characteristics

• Knowledge of product liability law

• Good English skills

• Assertiveness, diplomacy, moderation skills

• Customers focused

• Good analytical thinking

• Team spirit

• Good communication skills

• Safe handling of MS-Office and SAP-QM

• Willingness to travel, also for longer trips



• Negotiation of quality agreements with customers

• Blocking of delivery of parts when there are discrepancies

• Giving special approvals

• Giving approvals for PPAP incl. Processes (R&R)



• Starting-Performance KPI PPM

• Kept customer's schedule (APQP)

• Done Q-sector of Gateway-Checklists in time

• Abilities of YS-attributes are given measuring equipment ability of YS-

• Measuring equipment ability of YS-attributes are given

• Projects on customer requirements are completely inspected




Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles