Quality Engineer

Magna International Inc. Spring Hill , TN 37174

Posted 2 months ago

Job Number: 32121

Group: Magna Seating

Division: Spring Hill Seating Systems

Job Type: Quality Engineer

Location: Spring Hill, TN

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.

The Quality Engineer will be responsible to manage the Quality process for the Quality department. This will include; track engineering changes, produce PPAP/PSW packages for Customer, present PSW status to management and Customer, Enter data into Customer systems, such as GQTS. The Quality Engineer will also be responsible to assist in investigating quality issues, and following up with suppliers. The position will also involve preparing reports and presentations for management.


  • Prepare PPAP/PSW packages for Customer, and reviews Supplier PPAP/PPSR information.

  • Maintains the Customer QPN database for PSW promise dates, and PPAP submissions.

  • Manages engineering changes through the quality department, participates in internal & external engineering change control meetings.

  • Coordinates APQP for New Programs and Product changes.

  • Review and analyze warranty data for the Division.

  • Determines quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes.

  • Establishes statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error; determining levels of confidence.

  • Establishes statistical reliability by using mean time before failure, weibull 3-parameter distribution, reliability modeling, and reliability demonstration tests.

  • Lead cross functional teams to develop Corrective and Preventive Action for Customer, Supplier and Production.

  • Develops sampling plans by applying attribute, variable, and sequential sampling methods.

  • Assist / be a leader in IAFT 16949 Element champion as required

  • Potential responsibility to for IATF 16949 Lead Auditor or Internal Auditor as required.

  • Ensuring that processes needed for quality management system are established, implemented and maintained.

  • Reporting to top management on the performance of the quality management system and any need for improvement.

  • Ensuring the promotion of awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization.

  • Development of Control Plan and PFMEA, participate in RPN reduction meetings

  • Conduct root cause analysis of quality issues

  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations.

  • Analyzes data by completing hypothesis, normal distribution, and process capability analysis tests.

  • Completes QR's for supplier rejections, tracks open issues, 4D & 8D responses, and supplier score cards.

  • Review of customer specific requirements to ensure compliance within the internal system.


  • Graduate of accredited university/college in engineering, technical or business or ASQ Certification (CQE / CQM / CQA)

  • Three to five years Quality relative experience in an automotive assembly or manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with the use of Minitab

  • Experience in quality inspection with strong skills in Quality (Core Tools) and Root Cause Analysis.

  • Experience in PPAP/PSW submissions to automotive customers

  • Experience with Reading and Understanding Drawing / GDT

  • Experience with computers and good math skills

  • Capability to Multi task


  • One (1) to Two(2) years of Quality relative experience in an automotive assembly or manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in inspection with strong skills in Quality (Core Tools) and Root Cause Analysis.

  • Working knowledge of word, Excel, Experience with computers and good math skills

  • Capability to Multi task.

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