Quality Engineering Specialist
Quality Engineering Specialist
Lockbourne, OH & Coppell, TX
Director of Quality Assurance
Dept / Function: Quality
The Quality Engineering Specialist is a dynamic, engineer with a passion for process improvement.
The QES works with quality, operations, program management, sales, data governance, etc. in a
supporting role to deliver superior quality performance.
The position will focus on activities that promote quality performance improvement, business
profitability, efficiency, strengthened relationships through resolution of issues, process
improvements, and compliance activities to relevant standards.
The ideal candidate has a history of success interacting with multiple functions of an organization in
a quality capacity; has general knowledge of quality systems and automotive requirements; can
demonstrate success in managing cross functional operational initiatives to support quality
performance goals. Fastener and/or distribution experience is highly preferred.
Perform internal audits in Distribution Environment (LPA, Cycle, Safety, Product and Process)
Verify material identification through measurement and analysis.
Inspect/verify parts as needed.
Support the operations team in identifying materials.
Manage sorts, reworks, and interact with companies that provide such services.
Support Non-conforming Material investigations and Corrective Actions
Understand and follow customer specific quality systems and procedures.
Understand and comply with QMS policies and procedures
Support consistent implementation, auditing, compliance and evaluation of company operating
processes, procedures, forms, manuals, and tools.
Exhibit proficient interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with
customers, suppliers, and internal cross functional teams regarding technical and business
matters at a level appropriate for the audience.
Ensure timely disposition of nonconforming product.
Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing a
variety of requests to improve performance and exploring opportunities to add value.
Other duties as assigned
1) Functional/Technical Skills (Distribution Environment)
2) Problem Solving.
3) Interpersonal Savvy/Communication.
5) Process Management.
6) Drive for Results.
7) Responsiveness/Sense of Urgency.
8) High Sense of Accountability.
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9) Timely Decision Making.
10) Functional/Technical Skills (Manufacturing/Distribution Environment)
1-3 years relevant experience in a distribution environment.
1-3 years relevant experience in quality / industrial or mechanical engineering preferred.
1-3 years of experience with continuous improvement processes (5 why, Root Cause Analysis,
Internal auditing or process auditing experience preferred (IATF 16949, ISO 9001).
Process and industry knowledge.
Automotive experience preferred.
Fastener experience preferred.
Experience in a distribution environment preferred.
Business software proficiency including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Minitab, ERP.
Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
Blueprint reading. GD&T is a plus.
Infrequent travel to support business demands. <5%.
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