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Quality Engineer

Job Number:  43674
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Detroit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 43674 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Detroit 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 

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 customers and suppliers through the new product launch process and evaluates, completes and submits customer required documentation.  Provides guidance and direction to Quality Technicians.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the completion and evaluation of submitted PPAPs
  • Completes 8-Ds, 5S’s and Drill Deep and Wide as required by MSD customers
  • Coordinates PSO submissions
  • Conducts and designs DOE studies as required
  • Assists in tracking and coordinating engineering changes
  • Monitors color compliance
  • Ensures compliance to FMVSS standards on all assigned product lines
  • Creates and maintains control plans
  • Conducts capability and gage R&R studies
  • Provides guidance and direction to Quality Technicians

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 customers and 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, FEMAs, PPAP, lab packages/submissions, AAR approvals, PSO, 8Ds and run-at-rate.

Additional Information

  • Working knowledge of statistics (e.g. Red X, Taguchi Methods, Disciplined Problem Solving, SPC Gage R & R) and production quality systems. 
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills:  verbal, written and technical presentations. 
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines. 
  • Excellent problem resolution skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to track improvement process through performance data. 

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire 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. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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