Advanced Quality Engineer

Belgrade, Serbia


Advanced Quality Planning:

  • Lead Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities to ensure early identification and mitigation of quality risks throughout the product development process.
  • Develop and maintain control plans, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and other quality documentation to ensure compliance with automotive industry standards.

Supplier Quality Management:

  • Evaluate supplier quality performance and conduct supplier audits to ensure adherence to automotive quality standards and specifications.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to resolve quality issues and drive continuous improvement in supplier processes and products.

Quality Assurance:

  • Establish and maintain quality standards and procedures in accordance with automotive industry regulations (e.g., IATF 16949) and customer requirements.
  • Implement inspection and testing protocols to verify product conformance and identify opportunities for process optimization.

Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions:

  • Lead root cause analysis investigations using methodologies such as 8D, DMAIC, or similar approaches to identify and address the root causes of quality issues.
  • Develop and implement effective corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) to prevent recurrence of quality issues and improve overall product quality.

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate closely with engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain teams to address quality concerns and drive improvements in product design, manufacturing processes, and supplier performance.
  • Serve as a quality representative in cross-functional meetings and communicate quality-related requirements and objectives to stakeholders.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize quality processes, reduce defects, and enhance overall product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Utilize quality metrics, data analysis, and feedback from internal and external stakeholders to identify areas for improvement and implement best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in quality engineering roles within the automotive industry, with a focus on advanced quality planning, supplier quality management, and root cause analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of automotive quality standards and regulations, including IATF 16949, ISO 9001, and customer-specific requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with experience using quality tools and methodologies such as APQP, FMEA, PPAP, SPC, and 8D.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and suppliers.
  • Certification in quality management (e.g., ASQ Certified Quality Engineer) and familiarity with automotive industry trends and technologies are preferred.

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    Frankie Black
    Senior Consultant - Industrials

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