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SQA Engineer

Company: Atlas Copco
Location: Rock Hill
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. Customers benefit from our innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction equipment, power tools and assembly systems. We are almost 40,000 employees with customers in more than 180 countries.

Great ideas accelerate innovation. At Atlas Copco, we have been turning industrial ideas into business-critical benefits since 1873. By listening to our customers and knowing their needs, we deliver value and innovate with the future in mind.

Passionate people create exceptional things - At Atlas Copco we believe that people make it happen and with us you are empowered to act. Your ideas can made a real difference and contribute to the quality of life all across the globe. This is where it begins - Join us at the Home of Industrial Ideas.

Atlas Copco - Home of industrial ideas - YouTube

The Role:

  • Drive a pro-active process, to do the right things in the right way
    • Map & constantly review our Knowledge base of the best production process required by commodity, to ensure the required quality level.
    • Participate in supplier market screening and auditing potential suppliers, in close relationship with Sourcing, Engineering & Manufacturing, using advanced tools like PFMEA, Control Plans, Process Flow, MSA, iAuditor, ...
    • Own the Quality agreement: approved supplier production process, Poke Yoke and their effectiveness, Capability Studies (MSA) where applicable, Gauge R&R where applicable, Root Cause Analysis, Implementation of Corrective Actions, Containment Actions and risks to supplier associated with nonconforming product, all in support of eliminating issues in serial production subject to penalties.
    • Execute supplier audit to enforce that the Quality agreement, And update the risk associated with the supplier.
    • Track the Supplier Quality KPI : level & trends to set targets and determine if escalation is necessary eg. Formal warning (Letter/Email) requesting corrective actions, increased inspection, CSL1 or 2, new business hold and possible removal from sourcing list.
    • Active member of the NPD process, to Qualify new parts/suppliers in due time
      • Select appropriated suppliers for the project
      • Define & share a schedule of new parts to be qualified
      • Use PPAP (Production Part Approval Procedure)
      • Suggest Innovation, with the aid of suppliers
      • Define the Quality Control process for detection of defective parts
      • Coordinate the phase in/out of parts, with cut-off dates/Serial number
      • Establish safety net for tool moves and problem suppliers to mitigate risk
      • Contribute to a Kaizen & Innovation Process
        • Bring suppliers to the partnership level
        • Learn and share Best Practices
        • Benchmark competition and market technology trends to bring new way of working that could increase Quality and Cost leadership
        • Networking within the industry and AC locations to increase the level of expertise.
        • Promote Build-in Quality (supplier Poka-Yoke, Fabrication w/o measurement ...)
          • Contribute in PTM & TCM teams to improve Quality and Cost
          • Support the Quality Control Team during escalation phases with suppliers.
          • Raise the flag in case of BCoP deviation suspicion Drive your Career, Explore Opportunities, Realize your Passion . . .

            We at Atlas Copco believe that there is always a better way. This spirit drives us to provide leading edge technology, innovative and sustainable products, as well as best in class service to our customers around the globe.

            That's where you come in - we believe our people make it happen. We provide a collaborative, inclusive and flexible work environment along with competitive compensation and comprehensive wellness & benefits programs.

            Start your journey today!


            Power Technique North America LLC (PTNA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: PTNA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at PTNA are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sec (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. PTNA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PTNA encourages applicants of all ages.

            Accessibility Notice: If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or call 973-397-3400. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

            What you can expect from us?
            • Passionate by Quality
            • Mediation skills, Good communication & Multicultural vision
            • High ability to work in teams
            • Able to deal with deadlines, being Customer Oriented
            • Analytical approach to problem solving capability, ownership, never give-up attitude
            • Reliable & organized in your work
            • Positive attitude, constantly raising the performance bar, being proactive
            • Appreciate procedures, administrative works, and rigorous
            • Undisputed business ethics vs supplier & adhere to "Business Code of Practice".
            • Willing to travel mainly around the plant What we expect of you?
              • Mechanical Engineer, with expertise in Geometrical Dimensions & Tolerances
              • 10+ years' experience in Quality Assurance of mechanical parts handling
              • Technical knowledge on compressor, engine, cooler, electric panel is a benefit
              • Good understanding of the supplier and manufacturing process of sheet metal, fabrication, powder coating, casting, machining,... and technology trends
              • Knowledge in IMS, Quality concept (6sigma, SPC, Cpk, 5S, FMEA, 8D ...) & Safety
              • Green-Black Belt certified preferred
              • ISO Auditor certified preferred
              • Experience in New Product Development
              • Exposure to international company environment
              • Fluent in English, Use of IT tools

                Rock Hill


                Passionate people create exceptional things
                At Atlas Copco we believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way. Our leading-edge technology enables us to innovate for a sustainable future.
                We believe that people make it happen and with us you are empowered to act. Your ideas can make a real difference and contribute to the quality of life for people everywhere.
                We offer a wide range of interesting job roles and many opportunities to grow. This is where it begins - Join us at the Home of Industrial Ideas.

Keywords: Atlas Copco, Rock Hill , SQA Engineer, Other , Rock Hill, South Carolina

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