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Senior Quality Engineer

1Source Talent Acquisition
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Senior Quality Engineer

Join a global leading aluminum supplier to EV, Energy, Heavy Truck, and Construction. This role is focused on the plant in Phoenix, AZ and the relationship with Tesla.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Daily Shop Floor Problem Solving: Works almost exclusively on the shop floor daily alongside operators infusing quality thinking and local problem solving for cultural transition.
  • Identifies Internal Issues: Daily Gemba walks to scour the site for visible issues in the product and process. Coordinates immediate resolution.
  • Leads Improvement Teams: Leads formal Optimization Team / kaizen initiatives related to product quality alongside Genesis and Op Ex. Listens to operator feedback on issues that need resolved. Gets it done through site resources.
  • Trains / Coaches Shop Floor Personnel: Supports learning organization initiative through daily teaching / coaching on the shop floor. Imparts technical knowledge of the process and reactionary logic based on process deviation observation.
  • Becomes Technical Process Expert: Becomes a subject matter expert in area of coverage (extrusion, fabrication, etc.).
  • Supports Customer Claim Resolution: Supports internal investigation of customer claims and complaints.
  • Acts as a Liaison with the customer for Automotive Quality Issues.
  • Works closely with the Product Development Team on APQP activities with a proactive zero defects approach.
  • Manages / Mitigates Process Variation: Develops SPC tools and works to manage the output response to special cause variation. Mitigates deviations in R2R.


  • 5 years of automotive quality engineering
  • Bachelors Degree in Metallurgy or Engineering-related degree.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Analysis, APQP and Six Sigma tools and methodologies.
  • ASQ-CMQ/OE, CQE, and/or Master Blackbelt (Preferred)
  • Certified IATF16949 and/or ISO9001 Lead Auditor (Preferred)
  • Core Tool knowledge (PPAP, APQP, PFMEA, MSA, Control plans, DFM)
  • Proven excellence in RCCA using 8D
  • Strong knowledge of statistical quality tools (sampling plans, capability analysis, SPC, DoE, etc.)

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated project management experience and success in leading change
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving, documentation and organizational skills
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to be a self-directed team player
  • Experience with Power BI and other data collection and presentation tools
  • Maintenance experience in hydraulics, PLC and electrical system preferred
  • Experience with SAP PM or other CMMS

1Source Talent Acquisition


Phoenix, AZ
85043 USA