Quality Engineer

Company Introduction
Magna Seating Detroit Introduction
This position is for Magna Seating Detroit, a division of Magna Seating.
Magna Seating is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturer of high quality complete seating systems, seat structure and mechanism solutions as well as foam & trim products for the global automotive industry. Our capabilities range from market and consumer research, full concept development, design and engineering, testing and validation to world-class manufacturing.
Magna Seating Detroit is a world-class supplier of complete seats for Chrysler, Ford and GM.
Job Introduction
Under the direction of the Quality Manager, manages customers and suppliers through the new product launch process and evaluates, completes and submits customer required documentation. Provides guidance and direction to Quality Technicians.
Major Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the completion and evaluation of submitted PPAPs.

  • Completes 8-Ds, 5S's and Drill Deep and Wide as required by MSD customers.

  • Coordinates PSO submissions.

  • Conducts and designs DOE studies as required.

  • Assists in tracking and coordinating engineering changes.

  • Monitors color compliance.

  • Ensures compliance to FMVSS standards on all assigned product lines.

  • Creates and maintains control plans.

  • Conducts capability and gage R&R studies.

  • Provides guidance and direction to Quality Technicians.

  • Displays a positive attitude towards safety, works safely and follows all the Company's safety policies and procedures.

  • Reports all unsafe and unhealthy conditions or acts to management immediately.

  • Reports injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses and property damage immediately to your Supervisor.

  • Complies with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards in accordance with the Magna Employee Charter, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Michigan Occupational Health & Safety Act.

Knowledge and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Quality or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of statistics (e.g. Red X, Taguchi Methods, Disciplined Problem Solving, SPC Gage R & R) and production quality systems.

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Work Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years of quality engineering experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.

  • Experience managing customers and suppliers through the New Product Launch Process and in the evaluation, completion and submission of customer required documentation, including but not limited to control plans, FEMAs, PPAP, lab packages/submissions, AAR approvals, PSO, 8Ds and run-at-rate.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and technical presentations.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines.

  • Excellent problem resolution skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to track improvement process through performance data.

Work Environment
Work performed in an office and manufacturing plant environments. Normal mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer. Frequently exposed to varying temperature within plant depending upon external weather condition. Frequently walk, stand, grip/grasp, bend/stoop, crouch; and lift and carry up to thirty (30) lbs. Occasionally my lift and carry up to fifty (50) lbs.
Additional Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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