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Pine Grove, PA, 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 plans and directs activities concerned with validation, development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for manufacturing processes, materials, and products: Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, evaluation, and utilizing knowledge in the quality field.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Works with Engineering to develop protocols and reports for validation work.
  • Coordinates all validation activities by constant communications with affected departments and personnel.
  • Participate and execute internal audits  and suppliers audits
  • Host Notified Body audits
  • Participate in APQP product development process including FMEA's, PPAP presentations and calibration.
  • Develop Corrective Action (CAPA) and Customer Complaints investigations.
  • Lead and work with production areas to implement supply chain based improvements to current products and manufacturing processes.
  • Provide leadership, training /coaching and technical support to all members of QA staff especially in the areas of continuous improvement.
  • Establish, develop, implement and sustain SPC across the company, based on this implementation, coach /train others to drive data based decision-making.
  • Review and approve document changes DCRs(Procedures, WI, BOMs)
  • Verify Regulatory compliance requirement with the suppliers (MDRs)
  • Assure proper quality samplings on lots
  • Partner with manufacturing engineering to lead process improvement efforts, Six Sigma and lean initiatives across the company.
  •  Initiate and maintain appropriate corrective and preventive action per defined procedures.
  • Travel as required to support assigned projects or other application work requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  


Your Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably Manufacturing, Quality or Industrial) or equivalent.
  •  3+ years of experience in a Quality / Manufacturing Engineering role.
  • Knowledge, understanding and implementation experience with medical device quality systems, quality sampling, manufacturing operations, supplier quality, and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with Test Method Validation (Measurement Systems Analysis, Gage R&R, correlation and uncertainties)
  • Have a fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 / 13485  / FDA 21 CFR 820 based quality systems background
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate level computer skills, Word, Excel


Bonus If You Have:

  •  Experience with soft goods, textiles.
  • Experience with class I, II or III medical devices.
  • Six sigma green / black belt.
  • American Society for Quality Certified Quality Engineer and/or Certified Quality Auditor.
  • Advanced level computer skills.
  • Manufacturing or Industrial engineering background.
  • Bi-lingual – Spanish

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.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown