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Our client is a leading family-owned German injection molding company which manufactures components and tools for the automotive industry.

With 120 employees in the US and a global presence of 7 locations with 1,300 employees, they are consistent with investment in research and development and creating the conditions required to meet the expanding needs of its customers.

The Quality Engineer will be based at the plant near Richmond, VA. Relocation support is available as well as corporate housing if preferred. 

The ideal candidate will have experience with injection molding products and processes and at least 5 years in automotive Quality Engineering, preferably with a German OEM customer.



The quality engineer is responsible for the generation of a strategic plan to improve the business processes and increase production output. Your responsibilities include creating the company's quality standards and testing systems to reflect efficiency, reliability, and performance. You will also be responsible for the creation of documentation that reports issues and errors relating to the production process with efforts placed to find a solution.



                 Develop inspection methods to analyze product quality.

                 Improve product quality by making recommendations for change.

                 Work together with relevant teams and departments to improve products.

                 Ensure products adhere to company and industry quality standards.

                 Brainstorm ideas to create solutions for identified problems.

                 Formulate a strategic plan to increase productivity in the business.

                 Document results and findings after inspections are carried out.

                 Implement a working system to ensure conformity and accuracy in the production process.

                 Help develop and maintain quality management system (QMS).

                 Facilitate the creation of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) programs and measure product as needed.



                 Bachelor's degree in engineering

                 Experience in automotive engineering methods (APQP, FMEA, MSA, PPAP, SPC)

                 5+ years’ experience Automotive quality engineering

                 Injection molding experience

                 Extensive experience in a quality assurance environment

                 High proficiency in computer technology and systems operations

                 Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

                 In-depth understanding of industry market trends and conditions

                 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

                 Excellent verbal and written communication skills

                 Able to work efficiently in a team environment.

                 Basic mathematical arithmetic skills

                 Knowledge of ISO/IATF 16949

                 Basic SAP knowledge preferred.

                 German language skills would be a plus.

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