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Supply Quality Engineer

Job Number:  32805
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Lancaster, OH, US, 43130

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

The Supplier Quality Engineer is part of the team responsible for supplier selection, development, corrective actions and reporting performance. As part of the team the SQE will ensure through APQP, PSO and PPAP effective product launches. The SQE must be willing to travel within North America and abroad. The SQE must keep all information pertaining to customer prototype requirements confidential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Communicates key project expectations to applicable suppliers and internal auditors
  • Develops and Monitors suppliers’ micro plans
  • Prepares written reports on all supplier assessment results and follows up on actions and responses
  • Develops suppliers to AIAG standards to ensure continuous on time supply of superior quality components
  • Schedules and supports MQR meetings with poor performance suppliers
  • Schedules and performs launch reviews on new projects with key product suppliers at supplier locations, including but not limited to PSO (Product Sign off Sheets) and run-at-rate.
  • Tracks supplier incoming product quality as quality operating systems measurable
  • Develops, manages, and supports all supplier rating system deliverables including continuous improvements
  • Adhering and implementing the ISO/IATF 16949 procedures
  • Responsible to protect own health and safety by working in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures
  • Must comply with all ISO 14001 (Environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety) systems and standards as it pertains to their work
  • Abide by all AODA and C-TPAT procedures that apply to their position
  • Maintains customer, company and supplier confidentiality

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • A minimum of three years automotive Quality Engineering experience
  • Must be an assertive team player
  • In depth knowledge of quality systems, IATF 16949 Auditor an asset
  • Blue print reading and GDT knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • ASQ Quality Engineer certification or equivalent scope in experience
  • Must be willing to travel North America and abroad (maintain an active passport)
  • Data Analyses
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Evaluates
  • Follows Through
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Multi-Tasking Skills
  • Responds Appropriately to crisis situations
  • Working knowledge of control plans, IATF 16949:2016 PFMEA’s (Process Failure Modes Effect Analysis) Eight-Dimensional (8D) problem solving
  • Proficient knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing applications

Additional Information

  • Remains on-site at supplier until specific product issue is rectified
  • Must hold a valid passport and available for international travel
  • Always maintains safety and good housekeeping
  • Performs other duties as required

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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