Quality Engineer

  • Webasto Roof Systems
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Automotive Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:   

  • Planning and execution of the quality concept in accordance with the customer specific requirements and Webasto Standards
  • Work in conjunction with the AQE during the development phase to resolve customer quality issues in the project development phase
  • Initiator and champion of customer 8D reports (root cause analysis, corrective and preventive actions)
  • Carry out and document process audits (internal and external) and verify their efficiency
  • Key participant in the alignment of key process documentation (Process Flow, PFMEA, CP, Process sheets, inspection sheets, safe launch checklists, etc...)
  • Owner of the Control Plan
  • Responsible for customer KPI reporting through scorecard management and scorecard prediction
  • Active member of the plant team and the product development team, working with all functional areas to improve and meet customer expectations and demands
  • Responsible for reporting scrap details to plant team and management
  • Responsible for re-validation testing and mitigation of any testing failures
  • Coordination of initial sampling to the customer until the release and planning of re-qualification tests
  • Participation in the QRQC and the owner of the WPS Q-dimensions
  • Creation of product control plan and test instructions
  • Optimization of quality planning processes
  • Early collaboration with the development team and expeditious handover of project from AQE to QE (Note: Expectation that QE owns the process and product when it hits the plant floor)
  • On time and professional handling of customer claims following customer specific requirements and 8D-methodology
  • Creation of timelines for QM tasks
  • Execution of analyses incl. the application of statistical software (e.g. QS Status)
  • Execution of capability and measurement capability studies to ensure that capabilities are given
  • Participation in feasibility commitments, risk-analyses, creation of book of duty and implementation of required processes
  • Coordinate the tasks for creation and collection of documentation for product and process release (PPAP)
  • Tracking of quality targets and initiation of necessary corrective actions


  • Customer PPAP and Requalification releases
  • Initiate internal incident reports (8D-reports)
  • Authority to stop production and/or shipments
  • Authority to release production
  • Initiate Deviation Requests
  • Initiate production changes and/or sorts (quality alerts, containments/Q3)

Education and Experience:   

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
  • Experience in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or automotive engineering and the core tools (FMEA, Control Plan, PPAP, MSA, APQP, SPC)
  • 2+ years’ experience in quality assurance in the automotive sector
  • Process and technology knowledge
  • Experience in the application Q-methods and QM-systems
  • Good Knowledge of quality related customer‘s and legal requirements
  • Basic knowledge of product liability law
  • High operational readiness, assertiveness and self-reliance as well as team spirit and good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • MS Office Suite and SAP skills
  • Professional behavior in association with customer and suppliers
  • Analytical and structured thinker