Quality Engineer (Plant)

North Charleston, South Carolina
Apr 08, 2024
Apr 24, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
What's Next? Join ZF!

ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Quality Engineer (Plant)
Country/Region: US

Charleston, SC, US, 29418

Req ID 65521 North Charleston, SC, United States

About the Team

We are looking for a Quality Engineer to work at our North Charleston, SC location.

What you can look forward to as a Quality Engineer

Manage customer relationship and interface for all quality related topics
Responsible for process audits and driving zero defect mindset
Responsible for developing overall quality processes in plant
Lead the IATF 16949 certification process of plan
Manage Quality Management Systems, certifications and audits
Manage the PPAP and Record of Conformance process
Manage the customer complaint and nonconforming material processes
Respond to customer initiated NCMR's and SCAR's and ensure timely and accurate feedback
Ensure all Customer Specific Requirements are met
Provide quality system orientation training to new hires
Manage the process and product audit function
Manage the process for quality audits scheduled by customers
Initiate corrective action request for customer complaints, nonconforming material returns and warranty claims
Follow-up for PPM and Incident Rate targets
Timely delivery of required reporting of KPI's

Your profile as Quality Engineer

Certified Quality Engineer or Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
Bachelor's in Engineering required
3-5 years minimum experience in quality function working in Automotive industry or other fast paced manufacturing plant
Experience as a Tier 1 or Tier 2 supplier or working with a vehicle manufacturer
Experience in leading TS certification preferred
ISO 9001 experience preferred
Experience with PPAP and APQP preferred
Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) concepts and applications preferre
Knowledge of FMEA, control plans, R&R studies, fail safe systems preferred
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Software preferred
Ability to work in teams and multi-tasking capabilities preferred

Why you should choose ZF in North Charleston Our technologies and services for commercial vehicles and fleets make them more efficient, safe, connected, intelligent and automated wherever they operate. Commercial Vehicle solutions from the ZF Group provide the capability to shape the future of commercial transportation systems. With a comprehensive portfolio and expertise, it enables ZF to reimagine transportation for a safer and sustainable tomorrow.
As an employment partner, we can provide:

Supportive collaborative team environment:
Annual Incentive Plan
Paid Vacation
401k Plan
Health Care Benefits
Paid Holidays (13 holidays)
Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
A strong diversity culture
Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities
Employee Engagement Activities

Be part of our ZF team as Quality Engineer (Plant) and apply now!


Bethany Vijayakumar

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice.

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility.

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina
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