Quality Engineering Consultant (QE/SQE/SDE)

Quality Engineering Consultant (QE/SQE/SDE)

Quality Engineering Consultant (QE/SQE/SDE) Automotive


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    Katja KernHR USA


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    Charleston (SC, USA), Detroit (MI, USA), Charlotte (NC, USA), Columbia (SC, USA), Chattanooga (TN, USA), USA

    What you'll do

    • Collaborate with suppliers and identify areas of improvement.
    • Oversee the design and development phase, exclude defects, and keep risks low.
    • Provide guidance for process enhancement, overhaul production and manufacturing elements.
    • Drive continuous development program in support of quality, delivery, cost performance metrics and sustainable solutions.
    • Evaluate suppliers' capabilities, quality systems, and compliance.
    • Conduct process and system audits based on IATF, VDA, or ISO requirements.
    • Communicate, present, and interface directly with clients.

    Who you are

    • You have a bachelor's degree (or higher) in engineering, or comparable degree.
    • You have 3+ years of experience in the automotive industry/EV-sector a plus.
    • You are familiar with EV components and systems, including batteries, motors, power electronics, and charging infrastructure.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to conduct root cause analysis.
    • Hands-on experience with Quality Management Systems (QMS) and testing methodologies.
    • Self-motivated and driven with entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, well spoken with powerful presentation skills.
    • You think ‘out of the box’ to create solutions when none exist.
    • Analytical and highly competent in Excel, Minitab, and (ideally) Power Bi.
    • Your English skills are solid, German and Spanish are a plus.
    • You are willing to travel.
    • You are legally authorized to work in the U.S.

    Good to know

    • We offer a competitive salary with bonus potential.
    • You get up to 20 days PTO and 10 paid company holidays.
    • We offer mentorship and onboarding programs and a flat hierarchy.
    • You can get healthcare, life insurance, dental & vision, 401(k) matching.
    • We offer national and international travel opportunities.
    • You have career opportunities in a fast-growing company and work in small, efficient project teams.