Quality Engineer

Position Overview


The Quality Engineer will assist with ensuring the maintenance and development of local Quality Management according to ISO 9001 and other regulations/codes including Pressure Vessel Codes. The position will also assist with steering Quality Assurance activities at the site with consideration of all respective laws, regulations, standards, and technology. #CB1


Key Accountabilities


•    Planning quality measures to ensure products are within specification, support implementation of measures to make sure mistakes are avoided and not merely corrected, and measure/monitor/document all quality measures.
•    Optimization of the administrative processes within the department
•    Planning and optimizing the testing work steps in Incoming Inspection, during Production and in Final Inspection regarding product quality, testing results and testing efforts (scope and frequency of testing, number of measuring points) 
•    Supporting shop foremen, workers and design engineers in quality topics.
•    Supporting decisions on non-conforming materials and products, in close cooperation with the Quality Manager and Production Manager
•    Preparing, structuring and analysing material and product related data from the ongoing production to reduce quality problems; observing and reducing scrap and rework / extra work with the target of continuous improvement of the product quality as well as reduction of the Costs of Poor Quality (COPQ) in close cooperation with the Quality Manager/Production Manager
•    Supporting the calculation and reporting of COPQ, quality issues, complaints, audit measures, improvements, and other quality related topics monthly in close cooperation with the Quality Manager/Production Manager.
•    Supporting customer and supplier complaints regarding quality, packaging and transport issues by coordinating all actions in the context of the complaints until closing. 
•    Supporting the alignment of testing / quality activities and their execution with customers and suppliers; supporting the preparation of the Quality Assurance and Quality Management Agreements with customers and suppliers 
•    Support of the maintenance and development of the local Quality Assurance in close collaboration with the Quality Manager 
•    Reporting disciplinary and functionally to the Quality Manager
•    Support of planning, preparing and support of execution of internal and external System and Process Audits as well as Supplier Audits; support of planning, preparing, and attending external audits from customers and Notified Bodies (as needed); following-up audit measures and verifying the effectiveness
•    Support of planning, executing and following-up approvals of new suppliers (Supplier Capability Analysis)
•    Being the local contact person and coordinator for the control of quality documents; administrating local controlled documents and records in close cooperation with Quality Manager


Your Profile


•    Engineering Degree (ie. Chem Eng, Mech Eng, Indutrial Eng)
•    Familiarity with ISO 9001, Quality and Testing Methods

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Business Unit:  Process Technology
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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