Department: Quality
Location: Falconer, NY / Erie, PA


Senior Quality Engineer is responsible to lead all new product introduction efforts and will be the OEM Quality Contact for Navistar, Mack, and Hino.  Additionally, the ITAR Quality Engineer function will be included.  Responsibilities follow:

  • Establishment of quality engineering disciplines during the development phases of the product to ensure that quality objectives are met.
  • Engineer, document, communicate and/or implement quality deliverables as defined by internal procedures, customer requirements, and industry standards for assigned, advanced program commodities.
    • Reporting of NPI status and issues that may directly or indirectly lead to the detriment of quality or financial performance of the assigned advanced program commodities.
  • Work with Suppliers, Customers to communicate quality issues for assigned responsibilities.
    • 8-D’s,8-Steps, PPSR’s, 5 Whys, DMN’s, Quality Alerts
  • Work on setting up and monitoring program PPAPs submission level (1,2,3,4 or 5)
    • Design Records
    • Engineering Change Documents
    • Customer Engineering Approvals
    • Design FMEAs
    • Process Flow (Prototype, Launch & Production)
    • Process FMEA (Prototype, Launch & Production)
    • Control Plan (Prototype, Launch & Production)
    • Measurement System Analysis
    • Dimensional Results (Including Gage R&R reports in MinTab)
    • Records of material and Performance Test Results
    • Initial Process studies (Prototype, Launch & Production)
    • Qualified Laboratory Documentation
    • Appearance Approvals (AAR)
    • Sample Product
    • Master Samples
    • Checking Aids
    • Customer Specific Requirements
    • PPAP Warrent
  • Review and concurrence of influential engineering inputs to assigned advanced program commodities to verify that expectations of requirements and workmanship are demonstrated. 
  • Review, disposition, and documented communication of discrepancies for supplier sample submissions of new or changed, advanced program materials.
    • Coordination and preparation of required inputs and outputs to ensure that customer product; material, and documentation submissions are accurate, timely and complete.
    • Document all activities as required.
  • Position requires compliance with the Technology Control Plan and the Federal Export Control Policy established for the Corporation


4-year engineering degree preferred or equivalent industry quality experience.

Previous quality experience is a must, including experience/knowledge with Six Sigma, Excel; including good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to interact with employees within all levels of the organization as well as customer representatives.


Due to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements, all candidates must be presently classified as a “US Person" which includes:  a United States citizen; a permanent legal resident (green card holder); or a protected individual (refugee/asylum status).

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled


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