Senior Quality Engineer

TPI Composites, LLC

Warren, RI

About TPI    

TPI Composites is a global provider of structural composites products and has 50 years of experience in the design, development, prototyping and serial production of advanced lightweight composite structures. We specialize in molding lightweight composite products for the Transportation and Wind Energy industries.  TPI also provides a full range of services that can complement our customers’ extensive vehicle engineering capability. 

TPI maintains fully accredited materials test laboratories in the USA and China to support material characterization, process optimization, and ensure production quality and traceability. 

The Senior Quality Engineer provides quality assurance and quality management systems support to the plant Quality function to ensure continuous improvement and the achievement of plant production goals.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coach quality inspectors and production associates on QA/QC procedures and activities.
  • Meaningfully contributes to or leads cross-functional improvement projects.
  • Leads 8D/CAPA/RCA for customer and internal production issues.
  • Prepares and revises AIAG Control Plans, PFMEA, Process Flow Diagrams etc. 
  • Maintain ISO 9001/IATF 16949 based quality management system.
  • Leads internal audits, support customer and third-party audits.  
  • Creates and modifies work instructions, quality alerts, etc. 
  • Contribute to the Engineering Changes.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Required: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology required, ASQ certification is a plus; and minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing quality, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
    • Able to understand and interpret complex engineering drawings and specifications.
    • APQP and PPAP hands on experience 
    • Understands principles of metrology and calibration.
    • Familiarity with Statistical Process Control (SPC).  
    • Project Management.
    • Computer proficiency including MS Office and SPC tools such as Minitab, JASP etc.
    • Lean Manufacturing experience
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Preferred: 
    • Advanced technical degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management preferred.
    • ISO 9001/IATF 16949 certifications highly preferred
    • Composites or injection molding experience
    • ASQ CQE or CSSGB highly preferred

This position is based at our automotive composites products manufacturing plant in Warren RI.