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Quality Engineer

Job Number:  45858
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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

Quality Engineer wanted in Holland, Michigan to plan, support, and implement total quality programs as they related to Engineer Glass products.


  • Design, specify, and install quality control sampling systems, testing mechanisms, and equipment;
  • Formulate and assist in formulating quality control policies and procedures and development of quality standards;
  • Monitor and control costs, timing, and other related aspects of projects;
  • Serve as a liaison and coordinate activity of internal and external resources;
  • Serve as a resource by providing a problem solving function by initiating action to overcome obstacles as they are encountered and prevent potential quality problems;
  • Assist internal and external contacts to resolve product and process problems;
  • Investigate and solve manufacturing-related problems in assigned area using formal problem-solving tools;
  • Analyze and develop suppliers products to obtain maximum productivity and reviews performance in operation and provides suggestions for improvement;

Key Responsibilities

  • Champion continuous improvement efforts;
  • Research, recommend, implement and administer new and/or existing quality assurance processes;
  • Engage in comparative and competitive analysis to ensure utilization of most appropriate and beneficial techniques in each situation respectively;
  • Define scope, plan, organize, and direct technical work and departmental efforts related to quality engineering activities for new and existing programs;
  • Monitor and control costs, timing, and other related aspects of projects. Develops cost quotations related to specifications, test equipment, and gauge requirements and communicates information to appropriate parties;
  • Use lean manufacturing tools such as GD&T, 8D, Kaizen, 5Why and Fishbone to conduct quality analysis;
  • Conduct quality assurance using PFMEA, CP and PPAP processes;
  • Analyze engineering drawings; conduct quality analysis of automotive mirror products;
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Management, Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and 6 months of related experience as a Quality Engineer, Quality Technician, or Quality Inspector.
    • Of the 6 months of related experience, 3 months must include: using lean manufacturing tools such as GD&T (Geometric and Dimension Tolerance), 8D, Kaizen, 5Why and Fishbone to conduct quality analysis; experience conducting quality assurance using PFMEA, CP and PPAP processes; ability to read and understand engineering drawings and PPAP processes.
    • The 6 months of related experience must also include 1 to 3 months of experience in conducting quality analysis of automotive mirror products.

Additional Information

  • 40 hours per week; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; M-F,
  • $72,000.00 per year
    • Please send resume to Brett Bucholtz, Human Resources Manager, Engineered Glass, a division of Magna Mirrors of America, Inc., 3501 John F. Donnelly Dr., Holland, MI 49424.

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Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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