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Plant Production Quality Engineer

Date:  15-Sep-2022
Country/Region:  PT
City:  São João da Madeira
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  31526




New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.

Our Seat Structure Systems Division is looking for a Plant Production Quality Engineer for São João da Madeira, Portugal Plant.


The Plant Production Quality Engineer is responsible to ensure product & process conformity in accordance with the control plan and the right application of the quality principles (FES, ISO/TS16949) for his/her scope.

The main missions of the role are:

  • Update the inspection instructions, ensuring application and discipline
  • Approve the work instruction of the production line
  • Ensure respect of Control Plan
  • Be responsible for the implementation of Quality Tools (QRCI / 8D,Mandatory Rules / Poka yoke, Lessons Learnt, 7 Basics, SPC, ...)
  • Train and coach people of his perimeter on Quality Tools
  • Ensure that operators are trained and qualified in term of product and process
  • Perform regular audit to ensure the respect of standardise work
  • Ensure that parts without any defects are delivered to the customer, and for each derogation there is an action plan followed by the plant.
  • Be responsible of the containment within 24h (D3) for any complaint
  • Leads team members in problem solving initiatives to fix issues on the line by using QRCI / 8D
  • Update daily quality indicators on the shop floor
  • Archive all quality records
  • Authority to stop non-conforming product and production with immediate escalation to the quality manager Update the inspection instructions, ensuring application and discipline
  • Be referent for quality methodology within the UAP
  • Respect Quality targets defined by the Quality Manager
  • Perimeter: From production launch preparation to end of life


The ideal candidate will have/be:

-Bachelor or equivalent experience (Quality, Production, Engineering)

-Engineering and manufacturing background

-Available to make shifts

-Quality foundation (capability study, SPC, FMEA, problem solving methodology, Control Plan etc.)

-Strong analytical and proven team problem solving skills

-Continuous improvement attitude


-Nice to have: Audit experience

-Good communication and interpersonal skills

-Team player

-Ability to anticipate issues and provide solutions

-Strong attention to detail


Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer