Quality Engineer in Elkin, NC at Vitro

Date Posted: 4/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Pittsburgh Glass Works (a Vitro Company), the #1 manufacturer and distributor of automotive glass in North America has an immediate opening for a Quality Engineer. This position will be located at our plant in Elkin, NC, and will report to the Quality Manager. We offer an exciting and fast paced working environment, challenging responsibility, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Quality Team as a technical project leader, managing all product content to support meeting Program financial targets and ensuring manufacturing capability/feasibility in support of the APQP process
  • Facilitate root cause analysis using problem solving tools to address customer concerns
  • Complete and obtain PPAP to launch new products on time
  • Support internal and external customers and be the single point of contact for all program related communication
  • Generate and complete part bill of material in support of all products managed
  • Facilitate the engineering change process at the plant level
  • Ensure timely completion of all customer requested sample orders



Job Requirements

  • Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
    • 3 years of professional (automotive or related industry) experience, automotive glass manufacturing experience preferred 
    • General understanding of the automotive process and Tier I or OEM engineering experience
    • The ability to facilitate problem solving in a cross functional team environment
    • APQP experience
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to communicate with all levels of personnel
    • Ability to multitask, high sense of urgency
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts
    • Working knowledge of IATF 16949 quality systems

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) for interactions with management, peers, other associates, vendors and contractors
    • Ability to trouble-shoot, analyze and resolve problems, plan, organize and share information
    • Ability to work independently and manage projects to established timelines as performance is measured against project goals and specific assignments