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Quality Engineer

United States
Work Location:
North Carolina
Advertising End Date:
28 Aug 2020
Job Type:
About The Opportunity

Quality Engineer (Job #QEWEB)


Responsible to act as a technical resource for Quality within the facility. Provide training regarding quality techniques, company and customer requirements. Represent the department and/or the plant before customers and drive process improvement activities and quality related corrective actions. Generate daily production reports, performance summaries and machine utilization reports. Analyze and implement customer requirements into existing systems and processes. Collect and evaluate statistical data and take appropriate measures. Resolve problems, make process improvements and respond to internal and external customer inquiries regarding quality issues. Perform compliance and system effectiveness audits to insure adherence to company policies, procedures and customer requirements. Lead the APQP Process for new products and processes. Use inspection gages and tools to collect process data. Evaluate and report progress of team toward established goals and objectives. Participate in design reviews and development of process FMEA’s and take appropriate actions. Lead teams in structured problem solving efforts to improve both product and processes. Resolve internal and external customer complaints in such a manner as to prevent a recurrence. Ensure the teams use appropriate methods of problem solving. Keep abreast of new developments and techniques within the quality field. Train associates in both theory and application of quality tools such as statistics, inspection methods, problem solving, process analysis and improvement. Organize and present data to management for decision making. Resolve disputes with internal and external customer involving product quality. Respond to customer inquiries concerning product, service and deliveries. Participate in technical discussions with both customers and suppliers. Provide input to department budget and work to control costs. Perform all other task as assigned by Internal Quality Manager. Perform internal supply evaluations and track corrective actions driven through 8-D process. Coordinate Production Part Approval Process to customers.




Key Responsibilities




Requires Master Degree in Industrial Engineering or foreign educational equivalent. One year of experience in the position offered, or in a similar position, such as Industrial Engineer. Experience must include process improvement and quality management for production operations.

  • Work location: Newton, NC

  • This position is subject to the Employee Referral Program

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirements with cover letter including reference code job number to (no phone calls please): P. Pendleton, GKN Driveline Newton, LLC; 1848 GKN Way, Newton, NC  28658.


About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

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As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

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