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Quality Engineer

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Quality Support Engineer


The Quality Support Engineer (QSE) is a member of the Quality Engineering Organization. This individual has the operational tasks to implement, monitor and secure build quality in the production process through ensuring adherence to the Quality Operating System (QOS), related procedures, methods and tools in production areas. The QSE is responsible to lead & support production teams with problem solving analysis to enable build in quality and drive achievement of plant quality targets.


The QSE has the authority to evaluate not only adherence to, but effectiveness of the procedures, methods and tools utilized in production as required by the QOS. Likewise, The QSE has the authority to identify and mitigate risks in the production process by implementing temporary short term actions based on 4M analysis and escalating as required.



  • Ensure adherence to implemented QOS procedures, methods and tools to guarantee built in quality
  • Monitor Adherence to and effectiveness of Control Plans / PFMEAs and drive resolution of non-conformances
  • Support the production teams to build quality in the production process with a focus on prevention
  • Support the production teams to secure quality target deployment at the team level (Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Volvo Cars Manufacturing System (VCMS) Quality initiatives)
  • Facilitate Problem Solving Initiatives at the production team level with focus on 4M (Man, Method, Material, Machine)
  • Review internal indicators (data from in-process quality metrics such as various audits and inspection stations) to drive investigation and resolution of quality issues generated in the production process
  • Drive and follow-up on containment actions related to daily production issues or warranty issues
  • Supervise defined quality assurance activities with collaborative teams across many areas
  • Collaborate on new model activities related to Quality Built In initiatives driving quality into design



  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Quality Operating System and other quality assurance structures / processes in a plant
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a Quality Engineering / Technical Role
  • Experience & knowledge from the automotive industry or equivalent in the areas of:
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Quality Systems
  • Global Quality Standards for Quality / Core Tools
  • Problem Solving, including 8D, 4M & 6Sigma Competence
  • Hands on, practical Experience with Control Plans / FMEA
  • Ability to communicate, persuade and make effective formal presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Self-motivator and flexible.
  • Strong networking skills, a holistic view and a strong drive for result
  • High analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Creative and innovative thinking.
  • Able to work efficiently under high pressure.
  • Carries out all duties and responsibilities with the utmost integrity and consistent with the highest ethical standards
  • Remains flexible and responsive to changing conditions.
  • Uses both logic and intuition to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Listens to others; respects their differences.
  • Ability to utilize a PC to communicate, track trends and retrieve relevant information. Good knowledge of MS windows and MS office applications.


Volvo Car is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.



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:  50078

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

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