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Quality Control Engineer- (1st shift) in Tuscaloosa, AL at GTA

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Title: Quality Control Engineer- (1st shift)
Job ID: 18-00585
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Base Compensation: Open and highly competitive
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Direct
This is a 1st shift position but will require weekends and some evenings.

Our client is seeking a degreed Quality Controls Engineer in any related field who possesses 5 years experience in an automotive Just in Time environment.
This position will involve specializing in areas of quality control engineering for incoming materials. Incumbents in this classification verify incoming materials conform to documented requirements, prepare incoming inspection instructions and equipment operation instructions, and ensuring that nonconforming material is segregated or moved to an area responsible for necessary repairs and then another inspection before use in a Lean manufacturing environment.

Position Responsibilities:

(The following duties are typical for this classification. However, any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties which may be performed.)
  • Maintain customer concern countermeasure list for Plant issues
  • Maintain customer concern countermeasure list for warranty issues
  • Update control plan and flow charts
  • Create Monthly DPPM, RPPM, and warranty charts
  • Customer presentations for Quality issues
  • Participates in design of all monitoring formats and quality standards.
  • Uses quality monitoring data management system to compile and track performance at team and individual level.
  • Ensures quality conforms to requirements; workmanship standards, work instructions, engineering documents, and thorough testing are used to assess the
  • conformance of the product, and non-conformances are either immediately repaired and re-inspected, or identified and segregated from conforming product.
  • Inspects the product and/or audits processes based upon the quality history, criticality and capability of the processes.
  • Develops methods for inspection, testing, sampling, and training.
  • Inspects and verifies a wide variety of equipment, parts, and subassemblies to ensure conformance to the latest revision of the design specifications, drawings and industry quality standards.
  • Performs inspection operations referring to copies of schematics, specifications, assembly prints and piece part drawings.
  • Verifies conformance of parts and assemblies to specifications using various inspection equipment (CMM , surface plate, calipers, verniers, height gauges, etc).
  • Leads Engineering Change Control committee and documents break points for all engineering changes; maintains E/Q Level Tracking with SQE.

BS/BA in any related field and 5 years experience in an automotive just in time environment.

Position Requirements:
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Knowledge of precision tooling, experience with comparators, height gauges, and micrometers.
  • Knowledge of various functions of an automotive plant such as maintenance, quality, production control, operations, and materials as needed to determine how they are interrelated and oversee employees in the quality department.
  • Knowledge of strategies such as product lifecycle management (PLM), just-intime, and self directed teams as needed to effectively implement these strategies.

  • Possess strong knowledge of TS16949 quality management system and quality control techniques.
  • Certified TS 16949 Lead Auditor preferred; internal auditor certification acceptable
  • Possess strong knowledge of VDA 6.3
  • Possess application knowledge of FMEA, SPC, TQM, etc. methodology.

Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.

1. Where have you worked in the role of a Controls Engineer within an automotive Just in time environment.?

2. Does your background include experience as a Lead Auditor or Internal Auditor?

3. Which Quality related certifications have you earned ?

4. Which Quality management systems have you used?

5. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
6. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
7. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
8. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
9. What is your 'acceptable? and 'ideal base? compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
10. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
11. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
12. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms