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Quality Engineer

Job Number:  59966
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating South Carolina
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Moore, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29369

Work Style: 

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.


Short Description

Short Description

The Quality Engineer is responsible for the promotion and enforcement of quality standards within the Customer base as defined in the MSSC manual with an emphasis on development and continuous improvement and quality performance.

Job Security

  • Maintain proper records and backup documentation.
  • Responds to employee issues, concerns in regards to product quality.
  • Develop work instructions for processing and assessing the quality of incoming purchased components.
  • Evaluate statistical data.
  • Assist with root cause analysis of concerns flagged by manufacturing.
  • Notify supplier of concerns/rejects related to purchased components and initiate corrective actions - coordinate third party sorts as needed and review data related to sort results.
  • Issue and process defective material reports.
  • Interact with Materials department on issues pertaining to shipment rejections or major on-line rejections.
  • Assess corrective actions received – follow-up and verify implementation and effectiveness of corrective actions and record all objective evidence to support closure.
  • Compile quality performance history and forward to Magna Purchasing – prepare summaries for management review.
  • Monitor and track the status of annual validations – review submissions.
  • Perform internal audits of the Quality systems as required.
  • Ensure adherence to established quality and housekeeping standards. 
  • All other duties as assigned.

Health & Safety

  • Use, provide, and enforce company issued PPE.
  • Follow all emergency procedures.
  • Must participate in all company related safety programs.
  • Ensure all safety and non-safety plant rules and regulations are followed.
  • Respond immediately to items brought to his/her attention with respect to hazards, defects or non-compliance issues.​​​​​​​


  • Attend all monthly employee meetings.
  • Attend all scheduled training sessions, and complete related course materials.
  • Provide feedback to employees (both positive and negative) on an ongoing basis.
  • Communicate to all levels of the organization in regards to quality.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • University degree/college diploma or the successful completion of career related courses.
  • Certified Quality Engineer would be given preference.
  • Three to five years in the quality field in a technical capacity.
  • Adept with problem solving methodologies.
  • Knowledge of all Quality concepts and phases including:  PPAP, FMEA, SPC, and control plans.
  • Computer literate with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work any shift schedule according to business needs.
  • Able to work overtime and travel with little notice.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, coordinate, integrate internal data, and clearly articulate concepts, ideas, and other issues relating to quality engineering.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate projects, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time.  Must be able to work independently. 
  • Demonstrated ability to research and recommend new products and processes.  Must be able to initiate implementation of continuous improvement processes.
  • Excellent communication/negotiation skills with customer, peers and in a positive, cooperative way and maintain productive and professional relationships with key functional

Additional Information

Fair Treatment

  • Be respectful and courteous to my co-workers, supervisors, and managers.

Continuous Improvement

  • Ensures the operation meets 5S expectations.
  • Participate in internal audits (SOX, TS, ISO).
  • Champion continuous improvement and cost reduction efforts for the department.
  • Liaise with other departments to identify, analyze and resolve problems.
  • Introduce or recommend changes to work methods, aligned with Mafact and MPS methodology.



Organization and communication skills to effectively work with internal personnel, customers and suppliers.

Quality system knowledge 

Teamwork to assist with customer concern items

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of the work required inherent in the job. Other duties may be assigned from time to time in order to support business needs.

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: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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