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Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Number:  6602
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Auburn Hills
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Auburn Hills, MI, US

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.

Role Summary

Under the direction of the Quality Manager, manages suppliers through the new product launch process and evaluates, completes and submits customer required documentation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Serves as MSAH’s main contact to suppliers to communicate defects.
  • Investigates supplier issues, writes supplier reports and process chargebacks as needed on a daily basis.
  • Reviews shift and liaisons reports to ensure all suppliers related concerns are appropriately documented on a daily basis.
  • Coordinates all supplier related containments, ensures all suspect stock is identified and quarantined, and communicates cross functionally on an immediate basis.
  • Processes supplier chargebacks through MSAH’s internal systems, Materials department and Finance department on a daily basis.
  • Monitors suppliers ongoing performance, publishes supplier scorecards and reports on a monthly basis or as required.
  • Coordinates suppliers SPR meeting as needed to address long term problematic suppliers.
  • Tracks annual supplier PPAP documentation preparation and supports at launch and with engineering changes.
  • Coordinates any supplier related Quality Alerts with the Quality Engineers and Assistant Quality Manager(s) immediately.
Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, quality or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of quality engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience managing suppliers through the New Product Launch Process and in the evaluation, completion and submission of customer required documentation, including but not limited to control plans, FMEA, PPAP, lab packages/submissions, AAR approvals, PSO, 8Ds and run-at-rate.
Additional Information

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

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