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Quality Engineer

Alten Charleston, SC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


  • Ensure adherence to implemented QOS procedures, methods and tools to guarantee built in quality
  • Monitor Adherence to and effectiveness of Control Plans / PFMEAs and drive resolution of non-conformances
  • Support the production teams to build quality in the production process with a focus on prevention
  • Support the production teams to secure quality target deployment at the team level (Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Volvo Cars Manufacturing System (VCMS) Quality initiatives)
  • Facilitate Problem Solving Initiatives at the production team level with focus on 4M (Man, Method, Material, Machine)
  • Review internal indicators (data from in-process quality metrics such as various audits and inspection stations) to drive investigation and resolution of quality issues generated in the production process
  • Drive and follow-up on containment actions related to daily production issues or warranty issues
  • Supervise defined quality assurance activities with collaborative teams across many areas
  • Collaborate on new model activities related to Quality Built In initiatives driving quality into design


  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Quality Operating System and other quality assurance structures / processes in a plant
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a Quality Engineering / Technical Role
  • Experience & knowledge from the automotive industry or equivalent in the areas of:
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Quality Systems
  • Global Quality Standards for Quality / Core Tools
  • Problem Solving, including 8D, 4M & 6Sigma Competence
  • Hands on, practical Experience with Control Plans / FMEA
  • Ability to communicate, persuade and make effective formal presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Self-motivator and flexible.
  • Strong networking skills, a holistic view and a strong drive for result
  • High analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Creative and innovative thinking.
  • Able to work efficiently under high pressure.
  • Carries out all duties and responsibilities with the utmost integrity and consistent with the highest ethical standards
  • Remains flexible and responsive to changing conditions.
  • Uses both logic and intuition to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Listens to others; respects their differences.
  • Ability to utilize a PC to communicate, track trends and retrieve relevant information. Good knowledge of MS windows and MS office applications.



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