IATF Certified Quality Engineer


: $92,670.00 - $134,010.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering


Kforce has a client seeking an IATF Certified Quality Engineer in Wyoming, MI. Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain Grand Rapids Quality Systems Procedures
  • Generate efficiency and effectiveness ideas/initiatives to further improve the Grand Rapids Quality System
  • Function as Grand Rapids representative to the weekly North American Quality Requirements meeting (NA QR)
  • Execute changes from NA QR into the Grand Rapids Quality System
  • Maintain all associated dashboard deliverables for various Quality Systems
  • Function as Center of Expertise (COE) for ISO/IATF Quality Systems Standards and Customer Specific Requirements
  • Ensure internal procedures encompass latest ISO/IATF requirements, develop internal audit plan, train & develop internal auditors, and facilitate ISO/IATF external audits
  • Lead internal Built in Quality (BIQ) requirements by facilitate BIQ Basket Weave meetings
  • Coordinate with lead, conduct quarterly internal audits, facilitate external BIQ audits, and participate in monthly North American super-basket weave meetings
  • Must work well with various disciplines, engineering, floor and shop personnel and outside auditors and support plant in achieving Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness Cost and Environment goals
  • Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements
  • Coordinates with all necessary departments to insure adherence to product and process requirements
  • Build and strengthen relationships between Quality, Engineering, and Manufacturing
  • Develop and ensure compliance to company requirements including standard work, workplace organization, layered audits, business planning, etc.
  • Ensure robust use of Change Management
  • Ensure all issues are identified, resolved and demonstrated for closure
  • Function as the key quality linkage between manufacturing and engineering
  • Participate in site company IATF audits

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering preferred
  • Must be IATF Certified
  • 2+ years of related work experience
  • Experience in Auditing is a must; Previous IATF audit experience is preferred
  • Quality Systems knowledge
  • Knowledge in SharePoint, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Intermediate level)
  • High Level of written and oral communication skills necessary for developing procedures
  • High Level of interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively cross-functionally and cross-culturally
  • Experience in manufacturing and clear understanding of company core business and processes that support the core business
  • Robust understanding of Best in Quality (BIQ) and experience working in a BIQ Environment
  • Current/previous experience in quality management in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in quality and managing quality systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the five key elements of company Leadership Framework (character, personal capability, focused on results, interpersonal skills and leading change)
  • Able to communicate effectively with management and external stakeholders
  • High level of leadership ability in directing team activities
  • High level of organizational skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others and assist others in new endeavors
  • High level of influencing skills to help drive strategic initiatives
  • High level of analytical skills to evaluate and resolve problems
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Planning and organizational ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills as they will be working with many different teams and departments
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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