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Senior Engineer 1, AQP


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Quality Plan Development: Ensures the project Quality Plan for new products and product modifications are focused on the voice of customer and all project quality deliverables are completed in a timely manner.
  • Metrology / Qualification of New / Modified Parts: Facilitate the development of measurement plans / methods and lead the disposition of new products at FOT (First Off Tool) and Qualification. Ownership of gauges & necessary inspection fixtures, perform Measurement System Analysis, Capability Studies & any necessary statistical analysis with goal of Tool / Process Qualification.
  • Flawless Launch: Work with Manufacturing AQP or QE to conduct Safe Launch exercise, Perform process audits and reverse (go & see) FMEA’s to qualify new production processes, and to ensure compliance to documented control plans for new products.
  • Customer Approval: Ensures customer required documentation relating to customer acceptance of new products and product modifications are completed.
  • Supplier Approval: Reviews and approves supplier product specific documentation on new and modified purchased components.Works with supplier quality engineer to ensure compliance.
  • Problem Solver: Lead in the problem solving (8D’s), analysis, and resolution of new product related customer complaints or internal quality complaints during launch. Support efforts for prevention of repeat issues & systemic improvements to the Product Development Processes to reduce New Products QNs.
  • MBM & Quality Systems: Understand & practice the KOCH 5 dimensions & guiding principles, Lean / Six Sigma, International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or Health and Safety (EH&S) Management Systems by following stated policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Risk Analysis: Facilitation during front-end product / tool / assembly design or process reviews, design & process FMEA reviews by providing inputs on internal and external quality history, lessons learned and through active critical thinking / questioning. Reviews and approved reliability test plan.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or other related field, or automotive related field
  • 3 years’ experience in Quality Engineering or related engineering field
  • Strong organizational skill to anticipate, plan, organize and self-monitor workload
  • Good interpersonal skills for effective leadership and team facilitation
  • Good knowledge of IATF 16949, VDA 6.3, AIAG core tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC)
  • Solid Knowledge & understanding of metrology and GD&T
  • 3 years knowledge of statistics - experience using Minitab or other software
  • 3 years using MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Able to travel (domestic and international) 10%

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Training in DOE, Advance Quality Planning Tools like DFMEA, Lean / Six Sigma, reliability test plans
  • 3 years’ experience in Quality engineering in a new-product introduction environment
  • 3 years’ experience performing PFMEA/DFMEA and using other Advanced Quality Planning tool
  • 3 years’ experience working with or for automotive customers (including OEMs and Tier1/2 suppliers)
  • Working knowledge of electronic assembly, testing, molding, stamping, plating and assembly processes
  • Quality System (ISO 9001 or IATF 16949) and Supplier Auditing experience, Gage and Fixture design
  • Knowledge of ISO 26262, VDA 4, and other European/German automotive standards
  • Experience working with European automotive customers
  • Knowledge of AIAG/VDA FME


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