MAHLE Smartbike Systems - Project Quality Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
BU4 Electronics & Mechatronics

The Project Quality Engineer is responsible of ensuring the overall project quality achievement according to the defined project quality targets. Confirms internal PDP project process compliance and ensures that the best practices are followed.

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the Quality Assurance strategy of project according to PDP process.
  • Cooperate with other departments involved in product development projects.
  • Develop Quality Plan addressing both, the quality of delivered work products and processes performed.
  • Lead APQP activities for all assigned programs (FMEA moderation, contract review, PPAP...).
  • Work with Supplier Quality organization to ensure component PPAPs completed on time.
  • Provide regular checks within the project, based on customer requirements, project complexity, product maturity and type according to the defined framework.
  • Ensures execution of quality checks within the project (work package reviews, design reviews, process compliance checks).
  • Leads problem resolution approaches in the project, drives proper usage of problem-solving methodologies in the project.
  • Escalate deviations when needed.
  • Perform final judgement of product/process maturity and provide feedback to management.
  • Continuous improvement of the PDP process and associated tools, methods and guidelines to ensure maximum project gain and conformity.
  • Perform Audits on processes and/or project execution.

Your Skills & Strengths


  • Degree in Industrial/Mechanics/Electrics/Electronics/Telecommunications/Aerospace Engineering.
  • Trained in quality assurance, like TQM or auditor certification (desired)
  • Strong working knowledge of APQP/PPAP, Process Control Plan, FMEA, SPC, GD&T, Corrective Actions Processes; ability to interpret and comprehend complex drawings, Gage R&R, working knowledge of IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2000 methodologies
  • Hands on mentality with a proactive approach to identify and avoid problems in an early stage.
  • Experience in root cause analysis and problem solving methods. Six-Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification preferred but not required. 
  • Solid organizational and project management skills, and demonstrated effectiveness to lead and collaborate with cross-functional/global teams. Strong drive to complete assignments within program timing in order to ensure a flawless serial production launch.
  • Background in automotive (desired) product/process development or quality
  • Over 5 years of experience working
  • Basic knowledge on Project Management
  • English C1



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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  Quality Management

Palencia, ES

Company:  MAHLE SmartBike System

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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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