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Quality Engineer

Job Number:  6184
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Industries Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.



Role Summary

This position reports directly to the Quality Department Leader and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with Program Managers, Program Engineers and Manufacturing staff to coordinate all PPAP activities and ensure accurate and on-time submission into customer’s systems (e.g. SQMS. B2B portal Supply Power etc.)
  • Update customers on PPAP status and timing on a regular basis.
  • Ensure effective communication and containment of quality issues identified by customers.  Travel to customer’s location may be required.
  • Ensure effective root cause analysis and permanent corrective actions are implemented for customer quality issues.  Also ensure this information is uploaded into the appropriate customer database.
  • Ensure every customer complaint for your customers are responded to within the customer specified timeframe.
  • Effectively manage the relationship with your customer to ensure that your customers view Decostar in a positive manner.
Key Responsibilities
  • Establish boundary samples with the customer for subjective quality issues.
  • Assist manufacturing departments in developing their Control Plans and Work Instructions in accordance to their PFMEAs, Process Flows, Decostar’s quality system’s procedures and customer requirements.
  • Participate in Decostar’s cross-functional APQP meetings to review open issues and activities which need to be resolved or acted upon.
  • Conduct supplier quality system surveys according to ISO/TS16949 requirements.
  • Assist the Supplier Quality Engineer by reviewing and approving supplier PPAPs and attend supplier run at rate trial as designated.
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs and activities to ensure meeting of departmental performance objectives.
  • Perform job duties within the guidelines of the Decostar Supplier Quality Manual and ISO/TS 16949 procedures.
  • Perform other duties as directed.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Ability to travel within and outside of the U.S. is required.
  • Knowledge of PPAP / Submission process systems or equivalent is required.
  • Blue print reading and GD&T is required. 
  • Prior internal auditing or lead auditing to TS-16949 experience is required.  Exposure to multiple OEM specifications, standards and quality systems is required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel is required .
  • Knowledge of AIAG core tools such as FMEA, Control Plan, SPC, MSA, etc. is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is required.  An Associate’s Degree coupled with at least four years of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

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