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Quality Engineer

Job Number:  66382
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar South Carolina
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

Work Style: 



Job Number: 66382 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Decostar Industries 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Piedmont, SC 
Work Style: On-Site 


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

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.


About the Role

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

Your Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain a stable and repeatable molding process utilizing data collection, statistical analysis tools, team-based problem solving, documentation and communication of changes.
  • Continually monitor and troubleshoot all processes related to injection molding.  React to feedback from internal and external customers and participate in 8-D, 5 Why and related problem-solving activities.
  • Support Departmental KOI goals to achieve business objectives related to uptime, part quality, mold change time and cycle time.
  • Develop and implement PFMEA’s, Continual Improvement Plans, Control Plans and work instructions in the Molding Department.
  • Maintain ISO 9000/TS16949 procedures as they relate to process requirements and documentation thereof.

Who we are looking for

  • Knowledge of PPAP / Submission process systems or equivalent is required.
  • Blueprint 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.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Experience processing plastics is a preferred.
  • Knowledge of automation systems and controls is preferred.
  • Associate’s Degree in a technical field of study required.  Ten years work related experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Company paid holidays.
  • 401K program and matching.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription in 30 days.
  • Flex Spending.
  • Life & Disability plans.

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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