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QA Engineer


Elgin, IL


OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION: Our client, a leading global manufacturer, is looking for a Special Process QA Engineer responsible for ensuring quality assurance in external/internal special processes.  This individual will work directly with special process vendors, conduct special process audits and utilize corrective/preventive action to ensure essential quality assurance. This position is in the office Monday – Friday.


  • Develop and establish special QA standards and processes.
  • Use automotive quality core tools – APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, and SPC.
  • Develop stands related to manufacturing processes.
  • Analyze and validate the quality of product made from internal & external manufacturing processes.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and be able to cascade customer specific requirements.
  • Collaborate with other teams for product and process changes.
  • Define root cause analysis & determine internal and external issues.
  • Conduct Supplier quality audits


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred with 3+ years of quality manufacturing experience.
  • Automotive industry experience.
  • Able to be on plant floor
  • Ability to lead meetings and define root causes and determine actions.
  • Understand manufacturing process.
  • Read and understand technical drawings
  • IATD Certified auditor, VDA Certified auditor preferred.
  • JD Edwards inventory experience a plus
  • Experience with Minitab or similar statistical software a plus.
  • Experience with drafting software a plus.

WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS OPPORTUNITY: Resumes without the required technical skills and experience will not be considered.  Although a strong desire for a certain type of position is a credit to your goal, experience is necessary. Our client is not considering sponsorship at this time and is not open to relocation expenses.

QA Engineer – 12041