Job Category:  QM Quality Management

Troy, MI, US


Work for the world market leader and TOP 100 automotive supplier HBPO! We are always in front when it comes to the development, construction, assembly and logistics of complex front-end modules. We are also your specialist for other module solutions. At home in one of the most dynamic industries, we guarantee you a diverse range of tasks paired with many professional challenges. We currently have a workforce of more than 2,800 employees worldwide and produce about 5.7 million modules every year.


Supplier Quality Engineer (Contract)

we are looking for our corporate office in Troy


Essential Functions/Duties

  • Fulfill customers Quality deliverables for all project requirements.
  • Support new development process and ensures supplier involvement throughout the project stages.
  • Implements customer/project requirements with suppliers
  • Manage all assigned suppliers in aspects of Quality Project Management for the project team (i.e., kick off meetings, check fixture approvals, dimensional and appearance conformance, Process Capability, APQP, PPAP, Gage RR, Run at rate-line speed demonstrations for the project supply base etc…)
  • Manage Quality aspect for the HBPO Run at rate-for line speed (demonstration with Customer)
  • Authority to stop a process known to create non-conformances or to hold a document known to be non-conforming.
  • Responsibility to work with Project team and Plants to resolve known issues
  • Provide quality related project updates and feedback to Management
  • Timely escalation of Supplier Quality issues to Project Team and Management
  • Responsibility to follow HBPO Procedures, standards, work instructions, and other directions
  • Participates and supports HBPO Quality system activity as directed.
  • Responsibility to respond to internal & external customer requests efficiently, and with enthusiasm, ensuring customer has a high level of confidence when dealing with HBPO employees, products, and services.
  • Perform any company related tasks as assigned by Management.
  • Review of check fixture designs and approval for use.
  • Review released GD&T and provide feedback to HBPO RD.
  • Review of supplier dimensional data and provide feedback on corrections needed to meet GDT requirements.
  • Review and approval of APQP Core Documents; provide feedback and guidance to supplier as needed to ensure documents meet AIAG and OEM customer standards.
  • Learn and understand customer portals and be able to monitor changes to customer-specific requirements, to be passed on to suppliers.
  • Understand and comply with company EHS policy
  • Coordination and support of initial samples/ Initial builds (Modul assembly and single parts)
  • Create SOWs for supplied components; support Technical Reviews with suppliers
  • Provide temporary deviations to suppliers per HBPO process to ensure product delivery if supplied component does not meet requirements.


Marginal Functions Duties

  • Supporting actions for continuous improvement



  • A combination of a B.S. Degree (Quality or Engineering degree preferred) + 5 years’ experience (or equivalent).


Professional Training/Technical Training:

  • Working Knowledge of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) standards and VDA a plus but not required.


Related Experience/Specialized Knowledge:

  • IATF 16949, ISO14000, as required. Experience with Stellantis, Tesla, or other North American OEM’s is required. Knowledge of Customer Specific Requirements


Additional Skills:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.  Knowledge of Quality and Purchasing fundamentals, complex modular assemblies, and GD&T knowledge.
  • Self-motivated team-oriented QE who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of data acquisition, and collection systems as well as data analysis and reduction techniques. VDA 6.3, PPAP, APQP, FMEA, Control Plan.
  • Basic Quality assurance principles. Ability to read computer generated reports, and engineering change orders.
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically (Passport a plus).
  • Analytical skills, problem solving skills, Design-of-Experiments, detail-oriented agenda. Experience with APIS a plus.
  • Minitab/QStat or statistical software a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of check fixture design and qualification. 


Mobile working is just as natural for us as working together in a team on site.

We are particularly happy to receive applications from people who contribute to the diversity of our company.

Do you have any questions about the position or your application?

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HBPO North America, Inc. | Human Resources


700 Tower Dr #250 | Troy | MI 48098 | USA

Phone: 1-248-823-7083 |

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