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Plant Quality Engineer

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


Plant Quality Engineer (PQE)



The PQE is an operational role to support production in securing Built in Quality in the production processes.



Plant Quality 



To escalate risks in the production process that can jeopardize the quality and customer satisfaction.

To initiate actions due to internal and/or external risks and quality deviations 

To take decisions about temporary short-term actions to assure quality in production.



Responsible for implementing and maintaining Quality Operating System (QOS) related procedures, methods and tools in production areas.

  • Support the production teams to build quality in the production process; focus on prevention
  • To support "Best Launches" by early involvement in car programs build series, focusing risk mitigation of process conditions
  • Contribute with a Quality view on product and process solutions in running changes and/or major process changes (e.g. takt time, new shift etc.)
  • Support with problem solving expertise 
  • Participate in Quality-network
  • Govern/audit execution of control plan; secure updating of FMEA when applicable
  • Support and follow up of containment actions
  • Support kick-off, pre-meeting
  • Supervise defined quality assurance activities


Competence Requirements

  • Knowledge about the Quality Operating System/BMS
  • Knowledge from manufacturing process and process conditions required for quality
  • Knowledge of customer and standard demands
  • Skills in practical problem solving
  • Demonstrate every day built in quality behavior
  • Strong ability to motivate, coach and encourage people
  • Ability to plan, lead and control activities
  • Fluent in local and English language, spoken and written
  • Knowledge in different Quality and IT tools



Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  54862

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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