Quality Engineer

Website Magna International

Quality Engineer Job Highlights

Title Quality Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Quality Assurance
Location Lancaster, OH, 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.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Quality Engineer who will 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.

Educational Qualification

  • Post-Secondary Graduate with a Degree/Diploma in Quality Engineering (college/university) OR
  • Technical Degree or equivalent work-related experience in the Quality field

Work Experience

  • Possess at least 5 years in an automotive manufacturing environment with knowledge in welding and assembly processes
  • Computer and CAD proficiency (required)
  • 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.
  • Experience with destruct testing, measurement, and metrology methods of inspection
  • Experience managing suppliers and related supplier issues


  • Act as a champion/decision-maker for quality-related issues within the scope of responsibility
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of customer product and engineering specifications
  • Lead all program launch activities from the quality perspective
  • Coordinate tasks/responsibilities to production personnel regarding Quality issues
  • Train and mentor quality and production personnel as required (Customer requirements, etc.)
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and cost-reduction activities
  • Works with MSC personnel on APQP and cross-functional teams on the development of new and existing components to meet critical customer deadlines
  • Implement new procedures and processes in prototype stages of product launches in compliance with customer-specific requirements
  • Coordinate, prepare, and implement new program fixture build cost, timing, and quality, to meet customer and division standards
  • Actively participates in the development and maintenance of PFMEAs


  • Basic stamping knowledge regarding B.I.W. components with an understanding of how built into assembly
  • Advanced Knowledge of customer and ISO9001:2015/IATF16949: 2016 requirements
  • Knowledge of B.I.W. part-to-part build-up process
  • Computer and CAD proficiency is required

Additional Information

  • Develop and maintain Q.A. Control Plan Package documentation and procedures both pre-launch and production
  • Evaluate dimensional issues and develop appropriate countermeasures for new programs in conjunction with the project coordinator or customer
  • Liaise between customers, Q.A., Engineering, Manufacturing, and subcontractors
  • 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)
  • Review problem reports and responses with resolutions to ensure there will be no recurrence

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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