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Farwell, MI, US

Quality Engineer


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.




As a member of the Quality team, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for providing general supervision, cross-functional problem solving & teamwork, and collaborating across multiple levels of the organization.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

APQP activities:

  • Assist in the development of FMEAs, Control Plans, Quality Standards, Packaging Plans, and other documentation as identified and required
  • SER activities – Perform dimensional/IFD inspection activities as requested.

PPAP activities:

  • Perform customer and supplier PPAPs

Internal Auditing:

  • Must possess strong knowledge of TS16949/IATF16949
  • Develop internal audit schedule and maintain internal audit process
  • Perform internal audits
  • Train internal auditors

Inspection activities:

  • Perform monthly & daily inspections (dimensional, IFD) activities per control plans.
  • Communicate inspection results to necessary individuals.
  • Maintain part template storage system to ensure templates are easily obtained and stored.
  • Maintain test buck storage system to ensure bucks are easily obtained and stored.
  • Maintain/update inspection work instructions and data sheets.
  • Ensure all inspection measurement and test equipment is calibrated as required and stored properly.

Problem solving/Corrective & preventative action activities:

  • Assist in the investigation of and closure of customer/supplier 8Ds as assigned

Engineering changes:

  • Actively participate in the research/communication of engineering changes and requirements between Lear Corporate and Lear Farwell.
  • Positively enforce company policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Positively assist in the development and achievement of company and departmental goals and objectives.
  • Some travel to customer locations for quality support required on as-needed basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Your Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of automotive supplier requirements
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent customer interaction skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Six Sigma training preferred
  • Team-oriented, Data-driven
  • Expert knowledge and application of Internal Force Deflection (IFD/ILD) growth process with the ability to teach the process
  • Advanced knowledge and application of Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Advanced Product Quality Planning/Control Plans (APQP/CP), Gage Control/Analysis (R&R), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Problem Solving, Statistical Process Control (SPC), and Internal Force Deflection (IFD/ILD) testing
  • Intermediate knowledge and application of 8D Database, Corrective and Preventative Action Process, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Product development process, Quality alert process,  and Quality management

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.