Quality Engineer

Website Magna International

Quality Engineer Job Highlights

Title Quality Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Quality Assurance
Location Memphis, TN, United States
Company Magna International

Company Profile

Magna International is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers and is dedicated to delivering mobility solutions. The company’s competitive capabilities include body exteriors and structures, power and vision technologies, seating systems, and complete vehicle solutions.

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis, and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities, and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Quality Engineer who will work independently and is responsible for all Q.A.-related activities relative to the development of new and existing products.

Work with all departments on the development of new products in order to meet customer and TS-16949 requirements. This includes all quality-related aspects of PPAP, prototypes, and ongoing product development.

Flexibility and a willingness to travel on short notice is required.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should be Post-Secondary Graduates with a Degree/Diploma in Quality Engineering or Mechanical/Automotive Engineering or equivalent work-related experience in the Quality field.
  • Computer and CAD proficiency (required)

Work Experience

  • Possess at least 5 years in an automotive manufacturing environment with knowledge in welding and assembly processes.
  • Experience with destruct testing, measurement, and metrology methods of inspection.
  • Prior experience implementing TS-16949 procedures, APQP, PPAP submissions, GD&T, Flow Diagrams, FMEAs, Control Plans, Statistics, Fixture Development, and independent work with tooling subcontractors


  • Act as a champion/decision-maker for quality-related issues within the scope of responsibility
  • Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures Company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed
  • Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. TS16949, ISO14001)
  • Complies with, supports, and models Magna Structures Tennessee LLC. operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook, and Magna’s Employee Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost-reduction activities
  • Evaluate dimensional issues and develop appropriate countermeasures for new programs in conjunction with the project coordinator or customer
  • Keeps work area clean and tidy
  • Liaise between customers, Q.A., Engineering, Manufacturing, and subcontractors
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of customer product and engineering specifications
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Review problem reports and responses with resolutions to ensure there will be no recurrence
  • Other duties as required

Essential Functions

  • Actively participates in the development and maintenance of PFMEAs
  • Assist in TS-16949 and ISO14000 implementation and compliance
  • Coordinate tasks/responsibilities to production personnel regarding Quality issues
  • Coordinate, prepare, and implement new program fixture build cost, timing, and quality, to meet customer and division standards
  • Develop and maintain Q.A. Control Plan Package documentation and procedures both pre-launch and production
  • Evaluate quality issues utilizing appropriate problem-solving techniques, CAD, statistics, and GD&T as required
  • Implement new procedures and processes in prototype stages of product launches in compliance with customer-specific requirements
  • Lead all program launch activities from the quality perspective
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality while managing customer-sensitive documents and data that drive process and product changes
  • Plan and prepare PPAP submissions on new products and engineering changes to meet customer deadlines and customer-specific requirements (PSO/SQMS and Run @ Rate)
  • Train and mentor quality and production personnel as required (Customer requirements, etc.)
  • Works with Magna Structures Tennessee LLC. personnel on APQP and cross-functional teams on the development of new and existing components to meet critical customer deadlines


  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate cross-functional team meetings.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to travel and work overtime on short notice to meet customer and plant needs.
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrates urgency and the ability to work to meet deadlines and multiple demands.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills

Physical Demands

  • Works in an office environment but may be exposed to elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant.
  • The ability to obtain and retain a valid passport is required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Advanced Knowledge in Quality systems development, QSB+, BIQS systems
  • Advanced knowledge of CMM and Scan reporting structures and analysis.
  • Advanced Knowledge of customer and ISO9001:2015/IATF16949: 2016 requirements.
  • Basic stamping knowledge regarding B.I.W. components with an understanding of how built into the assembly.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct root cause analysis using various problem-solving techniques including Drill Deep, 8D, and 5 Phase.
  • Demonstrated ability to use basic measurement tools (height gauge, vernier, micrometer, bore gauge, indicator, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Automotive body structure/reinforcements for the purpose of crash safety.
  • Knowledge of B.I.W. part-to-part build-up process.
  • Knowledge of chassis system and function of each component.

Employer’s Statement

Magna International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company hires on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.magna.com.

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