Quality Project Engineer

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Country: Portugal (PT) 
City: Ovar
Worksite / Location: Ovar Plant 


Job Function: Quality 


Yazaki Corporation, a family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems. Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems. More than 284,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 478 locations in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Quality Project Engineer. 

Function Target:


  • Lead quality planning activities for Components Business Unit projects kicked at Yazaki Europe Limited;
  • Lead the functional reviews for the assigned Components Business Unit projects;
  • Quality concern resolution in project phase. (Get involved in quality issues in project phase/ participate in problem solving activities and customer / supplier meetings);
  • Lead product safety and regulatory related concerns
  • Perform audits at supplier sites (Yazaki Components) in case of project quality issues (during project phase);
  • Support Supply Management with audits at potential / existing suppliers;
  • Collect PPAP documentation from related departments;
  • Perform PPAP verification and approval before submission to Customer;
  • Comply with all companies processes policies and procedures, both on local and central level (including Global headquarters); align this with local legislation and requirements;
  • Work to meet Yazaki´s internal & customer quality targets;
  • Reduce customer claims/ PPM´s.


Minimum & Preferential Requirements:


- Technical degree in Engineering;

- Technical background and understanding of complex quality technical processes;

- Very good knowledge of project management principles and methods;

- Knowledge about stamping, assembly and moulding, processes;

- Good knowledge of quality management system standards: IATF 16949 and ISO 9001;

- Knowledge, qualification and experience on PSCR responsibilities and activities

- Knowledge about automotive quality tools such as APQP, FMEA, 8D Reporting, 5Why, PPAP and VDA 6.3;

- Excellent communication and moderation skills;

- High personal motivation and the ability to develop practical or innovative alternative approaches to meet objectives;

- Capacity to work under pressure and dealing with conflicts;

- Strong analytical background;

- Advanced English language skills;

- Proficient user in Microsoft Office and Project;

- Willingness to travel (about 10%).

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