Quality Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
BU2 Filtration & Eng. Peripherals



The Quality Engineer is responsible for engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.



  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation. This includes advanced quality planning documents, forms and instructions for recording, evaluating and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Prepares and evaluates Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) documents for customers and suppliers.
  • Assists Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) team with quality issues on new product launches including Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Manages project timing plans with Gantt charts.
  • Assures the Lot Traceability program is effective and the program requirements are complied with.
  • Communicates with customers and suppliers (including corrective action reports). Maintains file of related correspondence.
  • Participates in defect/scrap reduction activities.
  • Assists in the purchase of Quality Assurance supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains current product drawing files, standards and related documents.
  • Establishes gage calibration procedures. Recalls gages for calibration at a predetermined time period (includes coordination with outside laboratories if required). Assures that gages are calibrated, identified and gage records are updated and placed on file.
  • Maintains records of and controls disposition of "Hold For Inspection" (discrepant) items.
  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.
  • Selects products for tests at specified stages in production process and tests products for variety of qualities such as dimensions, performance and mechanical, electrical, or chemical characteristics.  Does not require advanced Co-ordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) capability, however basic CMM may be required.
  • Monitors the SPC program on a continuing basis for adherence to its underlying principles and concepts.  Performs process and machine capability studies as needed.
  • Records test data, applying statistical quality control procedures.
  • Evaluates data and writes reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.
  • Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.


  • Sets up and performs destructive and nondestructive tests on materials, parts or products to measure performance, life or material characteristics.
  • Prepares graphs or charts of data or enters data into computer for analysis.
  • Maintains quality records in an orderly manner.
  • Maintains use and care of safety equipment and procedures in the quality control laboratory.
  • Other duties as assigned.





This job has no supervisory responsibilities.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited  four-year college or university or two years of college in engineering/technical field.
  • 3 years of experience in an injection molding shop with emphasis on process problem solving.




Must be fluent in English.   Able to write routine reports and correspondence. Able to communicate effectively with peers, managers, and directors, and to present to groups of customers or employees of the organization. Values and considers the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties.




Ability to apply advanced mathematics as typically taught during a four-year college or university course.




Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete or abstract variables in standard and non-standard situations.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and explain policies and procedures. 




  • Must be capable of working with computers and applicable programs - Microsoft Office applications including Visio and Project.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Working knowledge of QS9000, ISO14001 and TS16949 standards, as applicable to the position.
  • Excellent attendance record.






The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, regularly required to stoop, kneel, sit, stand, bend, reach, climb, and move about the facility.  Required to frequently lift up to 30 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.




The environment will vary in this position based on assignments.  When working in the office environment, noise is generally minimal. 


The environment in manufacturing plants and testing labs are often loud, hot, and with particulates in the air. Working environment may contain potentially hazardous materials such as acids, solvents, oils, and common etchants. In such environments, adherence to PPE regulations is required.




Employees must be able to work additional hours and/or additional days during the payroll week, which can and will be in excess of forty (40) hours per payroll week.




Domestic/international travel with/without overnight stay may be required.

*No Sponsorship Available*




Facts about the job

Entry level:  University graduates
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  Quality Management

Murfreesboro, TN, US

Company:  MAHLE Filter Systems North America Inc.

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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