Posted time 28th September 2023 Location Port Elizabeth Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 4 years quality assurance in vehicle production environment
  • Salary: R negotiable

A well known automotive OEM based in the Eastern Cape is looking for Quality Engineer  to join their Quality Assurance – QA Analysis & Planning Department.

Job Description and Responsibilities      

  • Ensuring that the new vehicle evaluation/validation (Model change and New Projects) is carried out to the laid down Konzern guidelines. Make recommendations regarding PVS (Pre-Series Build) and O-Series vehicle build status, for the pending SOP (Start of Series Production) release of the new product at the required timing.
  • Communicating with the brand group on all new project related topics.
  • Representing QA Division in Project meetings, assess decision requirement, prepare and submit requirements to Project Team.
  • Assessing and co-ordinating all proposed changes (PP, ECR, Deviations, and Localization) for their impact on the business
  • Planning the introduction of changes according to Group guidelines to minimize risk to Production.
  • Generating project investment requirements on behalf of Quality.
  • Determining manpower requirements for SKD, MKD and CKD operations.
  • Analysing the cause of non-conformances reported through validation drives and co-ordinating the problem resolution process with the responsible departments.

Education and Experience           

  • BSc degree /National Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years Engineering experience.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with Automotive Industry brands

Skills, Attributes & Other requirements 


  • Project Management
  • International interaction
  • Thorough working knowledge of Technical, Quality and Design functions.
  • Knowledge of Conformity of Series Production and associated legal requirements of worldwide export markets
  • Working experience of statistical techniques and quality tools
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9000 / VDA-6 elements / OHS and philosophy

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