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Quality Engineer

Clanton, AL 35046

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Quality Engineer - Automotive Job Number: 800 Pay Rate: 70,000
Automation Technical Services
  • Directed and/or selected special/critical characteristics
  • Setting Quality objectives and related training
  • Continued involvement in quality planning including design and development when applicable
  • Dedicated involvement in Corrective and Preventative actions.
  • Monitors, tracks and trends warranty concerns as applicable.
  • Performing quality tests on bought-ins and raw materials
  • Timely availability of bought-ins and raw materials
  • Uninterrupted materials flow
  • Reducing the amount of testing required for incoming materials by shifting the responsibility of testing from us to the supplier onsite
  • Involvement in bought in FMEA’ s
  • Carrying out initial sample testing of bought ins and the documentation of samples and test results in conjunction with QMH
  • Demarcation of impounded goods and series samples
  • Determining procedures for warehousing, handling, packaging and transport of bought ins in conjunction with purchasing
  • Continued testing planning for bought ins once series production begins bearing in mind the experience and quality levels of bought ins and series Suppliers
  • Issuing of complaints (reject reports) in the event of non-conforming product
  • Coordinating decisions on use where bought ins are non-conforming
  • Processing, tracking and evaluating Suppliers’ quality controls and bought ins
  • Assessing the quality capability of Suppliers
  • Checking Suppliers quality measures as implemented
  • Assessing Suppliers
  • Deciding on procedures for dealing with complaints
  • Performing materials testing
  • Coordinating staff activities
  • Coordinating and documenting all necessary decisions on non-conforming bought ins
  • Involvement in drafting staff guidelines
  • Implements staff training and instruction
  • Involvement in fault analysis at prototype and series levels
  • Cooperation with purchasing in the development and problem areas as they occur with bought ins
  • Agreement with production in connection with controlled component feed of new or modified bought ins
  • Supervise a staff of inspectors, layout technicians, and documentation clerk.
  • Maintain and improve our position as a TS 16949 certified supplier in the automotive industry.
  • Develop and implement pro-active technical and procedural improvements by independent action and through involvement in our TQM system.
  • Participate in the APQP process, including preparation of FMEA’ s and control plans.

  • Quality and testing planning (testing concepts and technologies for bought ins,   production and special testing)
  • Checking production capability and agreement with drawings and specifications, delivery conditions, legal requirements and production specifications
  • Involvement in and coordination of FMEA’ s for product, design, process and bought ins
  • Selection and procurement of testing equipment
  • Testing equipment inspection and monitoring
  • Drafting product specific testing regulations in conjunction with the drawing office (QV, product testing plan)
  • Design and procurement of equipment for testing functions and reliability including testing product acceptance and series monitoring
  • Carrying out and coordinating tests in connection with series monitoring
  • Introduction of new testing technology
  • Drafting of QV and test instructions
  • Planning product audits and evaluation of the results
  • Carrying out pre-planning for testing technology
  • Design and manufacture of gauges for random testing of incoming goods areas, production, and product audit testing
  • Release of accepted production materials


  • Minimum of 3 years in quality engineering and automotive experience preferred.
  • To be capable of writing process inspection control plans and process inspection procedures.
  • Must be able to work in an assembly line environment and hand on usage of wide variety of inspection tools and gauges.
  • Must be able to develop and follow written procedures and instructions.
  • General knowledge of manufacturing applications regarding welding, stamping, riveting, etc.
  • Must possess clear understanding of basic quality system operations. (TS 16949, SPC)
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated hands-on process and systems improvement experience.
  • Ability to prepare written action plans and justifications for equipment repairs/purchases.


Automation Technical Services is an EEOC compliant employer and follows all applicable Federal and State employment laws. APSTechnicalServices Additional Jobs at

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