Quality Engineer

Greer, SC 29651

Posted: 09/12/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 166087 Pay Rate: $33.00-42.00

HKA is offering a $2000 hiring bonus for this position.

This is a long term ongoing W2 contract position with no projected end date.

HKA offers vacation and holiday pay, employee paid medical, dental and vision along with other perks.

NO relocation assistance is offered.


The Quality Engineer will be responsible for verifying the quality of parts coming into the Inland Port as well as parts going out.

These are quality specialists focused on production and shipping processes able to support packaging planning from a parts quality standpoint. 

Drives product quality improvement via analysis, inspection, process optimization and key process controls.

Provides technical problem solving/quality expertise to production teams.

Performs root cause analysis of complex technical problems.

Drives Quality Improvement activities for all plant manufacturing issues.

Leads cross-functional quality improvement/issue resolution teams.

Performs day-to-day responsibilities with limited supervision.

Defines, implements, and manages Dynamic Section Control (DSC) inspection.

Drives internal department issues to closure in PQM.

Determines key process characteristics and implements control mechanisms.

Supports product audit reviews with department responsibility for call assignment and accuracy.

Responsible for managing quality parts from suppliers. 

Performs other duties as assigned by management.


BA/BS Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering, or 4 years related engineering experience.

2 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.

1-3 years of assembly manufacturing experience to include experience with tools, fixtures, parts and process planning.

Must have an automotive quality background specific to trim or exterior parts. 

Experience in Parts Quality using 8Ds, 5Ys, Fishbone Diagrams etc. 

Experience in packaging also a plus.       

Problem Solving using root cause analysis and technical quality methods to solve complex process problems.

Intermediate verbal and written communication skills as proven through work experience.

Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Software acquired through classroom or work experience.

Intermediate knowledge of policies and procedures of plant and department.

Intermediate experience applying complex technical problem solving

skills (i.e. Control Charts, 8D, Fishbones)

Intermediate experience applying leadership skills

Intermediate quality planning skills

Must have experience in, or the ability to:
- Complete Q-checks for incoming material and generate trouble reports
- Coordinate and collaborate to the external Service provider
- Coordinate with the Q-gate team
- Utilize statistics and reports, and support improvement initiatives
- Initiates and follows up improvement measures


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Sherry Jordan

Sherry Jordan is a senior technical recruiter with more than 10 years experience in the industry. Her advice to job seekers is to "be honest and relax. Treat your interview as if you are there to interview them to make sure you want to work for THEM."

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