Posted time 8th August 2023 Location Port Elizabeth Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 5 years quality process experience
  • Salary: R negotiable


One of the top automotive OEM brands is looking for a Paint Quality Engineer based in P.E to co-ordinate line trials of new paint materials and assist production to resolve paint and related problems in order to ensure a continuous production flow in their paint production department. Applications are invited from suitably qualified & experienced employees to fill the above vacancy in the Quality Assurance  Department. ( Kariega)

Brief Role Description

  • To plan, define, co-ordinate and be accountable for Quality audits and inspections in Press, Body, Paint and Assembly shops.
  • To maintain and improve product surface quality and mechanical joints by monitoring and reporting on non–conformances and processes.
  • To drive product improvements based on top faults detected by investigating route causes and initiating corrective actions to meet Konzern Quality standards and provide continuous improvements.
  • Tasks within this Role
  • Establishing root causes and implement corrective actions for allocated quality problems.
  • Interfacing with various departments within the company
  • Present findings/reports at various forums
  • Liaising with overseas counterparts with regard to build/quality matters
  • Co-ordinate and be accountable for Quality issues.
  • Lead cross functional teams when required.
  • Monitor and reporting of non-conformances and processes and initiating corrective actions to drive early detection.

Qualification & Experience requirements

  • Have National Diploma or Degree in Chemistry/Polymer/Mechanical Engineering
  • Preference :  BSc Degree /B-Tech Chemistry or Polymer
  • Have 3 -5 years’ experience within the manufacturing industry.


  • Have good report writing and presentation skills
  • Have proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Body and Paint Shop production processes
  • Sound knowledge of colouristics of colour management to analyze and interpret results
  • Sound knowledge of paint processes and corrosion prevention
  • Be computer literate in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Be assertive and have the ability to motivate
  • Be a team player and be able to work under pressure
  • Added Advantage: Experience in automotive process material application

Package & Remuneration

R negotiable, benefits include medical aid, provident fund, 13th cheque, quarterly bonuses, car allowance


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