Quality Engineer - Chattanooga, TN / Plant 1



Date:  Nov 22, 2023

Quality Engineer - Chattanooga, TN / Plant 1


Role Summary 

Supports and implements manufacturing quality systems for an assigned customer, supplier, or product line.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Sets and monitors SPC data to ensure delivery of consistent quality from suppliers or to customers.
  • Sets standards for determining non-conforming materials and scrap review.
  • Follows-up and responds to customer concerns with regards to quality.
  • Plans and coordinates PPAP documentation and submissions.
  • Assists with PFMEAs and APQP activities.
  • Performs 8D’s and manages control plans as needed.
  • Develops gauging and controls calibration schedules of the measurement instrument.
  • Assists in the development of standardized work processes and  process improvements.
  • Assists in the implementation of ISO and TS initiatives.
  • Participation in the Layered Process Audit schedule.
  • Participation in the Internal ISO/TS 16949 Audit schedule (applies only to certified ISO/TS 16949 internal auditors).
  • Participation and cooperation in answering questions and providing information for internal and external audits regarding or related to ISO 9001/IATF 16949, VDA 6.3, and customer standards.
  • Other activities as related to the scope of the position.


Knowledge and Education

  • B.S. Engineering, Industrial Technology, or other technical discipline plus 2 years quality experience in a stamping/robotic assembly environment;
  • OR, A.S. Engineering Technology plus 4 years experience in a stamping/robotic assembly environment;
  • OR, 7+ years experience and training in a similar role and environment.


Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of GD&T and SPC;
  • Knowledge of quality tools/techniques (APQP, PPAP, ISO/IATF Problem Solving);
  • Ability to work in a team-based lean manufacturing environment.
  • Capable of operating/performing B2B BEON, LEON, KPM, and VDA 6.3 with appropriate training.


Additional Information 

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear
  • Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • The ability to listen to  and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand
  • The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and seek to hire the best candidate regardless of age, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

About us

We are a multi-technology company present in over 20 countries and our team of over 40,000 is made up of 90 different nationalities. They are the driving force of our company, which designs, develops and produces parts for over 900 models of the leading vehicle manufacturers, and enable us to be one of the top suppliers worldwide.

Do you have what it takes to build the future of mobility with us?

- You will be joining a leading international group in the automotive sector with a clear commitment to innovation, a trail-blazer in Industry 4.0 and engaged with ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria.

- This is an opening to build a career in a global environment with many opportunities to grow both professionally and personally by participating and leading innovative and international projects.

- You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on team work, continuous improvement, trust, a dynamic spirit and thinking outside the box, and a passion for a job well done.

- You will be working with highly qualified professionals as Gestamp is committed to the ongoing training of our teams.

Join the Gestamp team!