Plant Quality Engineer


Rochester Hills, MI, US

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

Webasto is looking for: Plant Quality Engineer

Job Responsibilities: 


Planning and execution of the quality concept by means of cutsomer specific requirements and Webasto-Standards
Contact partner to customers for all quality items in project development phase
Support of supplier development and initiator of supplier 8D-reports
Carry out and document process audits (internal and external) and verificate their efficiency (IATF 16949 Standards, ISO 9001)
Coordination of inital sampling to the customer until the release and planning of requalification tests
Creation of product control plan and test instructions
Optimization of quality planning processes and FMEA‘s
On time and professional handling of customer claims following customer specific requirements and D-method
Creation of timelines for QM-tasks
Execution of analyses incl. the application of statistical software (e.g. QS-Status)
Execution of capability and measurement capability studies. Ensure, that capabilities are given.
Execution of quality pre-planning in complex projects e.g. according APQP
Participation in feasibility commitments, risk-analyses, creation of book of duty and implementation of required processes
Coordinate the tasks for creation and collection of documentation for product and process release (PPAP)
Tracking of quality targets and initiation of necessary corrective actions (KPIs)
Special deviations
Production- and delivery releases
PPAP and requalification releases 
Initiate internal incident reports (8D-reports and to suppliers)
Block duty at deviations in the production
Block duty at deviations in PPAP and requalifications releases
Final evaluation about the efficiency (approval) of suppliers 8D-reports


Job Skills:


Technical degree in electrical engineering, industrial engineering or automotive engineering
Min. 4 years practical experience, ideally in the automotive sector
Experience in the application of APQP/QVP, Q-methods and QM-systems
Familiarity UL or CE regulatory, IPC standards certified 
High operational readiness, assertiveness and self-reliance as well as team spirit and good communication skills
High ability to work under pressure
Very good MS-Office- and SAP-skills
Very good English skills
Professional behaviour in association with customer and suppliers
Analytical and structured functioning
Willingness to travel
Adherence of external q-level < PPM
Closing of tasks on 8D-action plans
Meeting the PPAP timelines
Meeting the q-targets



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: Detroit