Quality Engineer I in Madison, MS at Calsonic Kansei

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Position is to monitor supplier quality through weekly and monthly ppm reports, develop new supplies/components through the APQP process and AIAG production part approval process; act as liaison between engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and supplier regarding quality issues and visit and survey potential suppliers for ability to meet quality standards.


• Responsible for developing suppliers/new components through the APQP process and AIAG production part approval process – travel as needed to review supplier process and corrective action verification.
• Liaison between engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and supplier regarding quality issues.
• Monitor supplier quality through weekly and monthly ppm reports – request and obtain corrective actions per these quality spills.
• Analyze daily component quality issues-disposition MRN and initiate CAN’s per these issues.
• Surveys potential new suppliers; determines potential supplier’s ability to meet quality standards.
• Direct technical and administrative workers involved in quality assurance activities.
• Apply statistical process control and gauge R & R methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.
• Review and analyze supplier PPAP’s and quality issues.
• Communicate with suppliers regarding current Calsonic manufacturing issues and scrap.
• Perform supplier process audits and GP-9 (run@rate) evaluations.
• Communicates frequently with internal and external contacts on various issues.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.


This work performed in a manufacturing and office environment.


Job Requirements


The incumbent must:

• Have a high school diploma or GED.
• Have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and up to two years of experience in related field
• Master’s Degree and up to one year experience in related field.
• Certification may be required in some areas.
• Have experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications.
• Have strong communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs.
• Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug test.
• Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.


• Intermediate to advanced experience (beyond basic data entry) working with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint, and other presentation applications and/or software.
• Experience related to products, process and gagging or inspection

CKNA reserves the right to revise this Job Description, as it deems necessary.