The PIC Group
  • Gaffney, SC, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Contract

Quality Engineer / QMS

PIC, A Trigo Company is seeking a QUALITY ENGINEER to represent us at our Customer Site. We are seeking immediate placement for this position.

JOB DESCRIPTION/Qualifications:

The primary focus of this position is to lead in developing and implementing strategies and refresh the current ISO/TS Quality Management System.  The QE/QMS needs to bring the current system up to current standards.  You will be responsible for coordinating the planning and implementation of the related tactics and activities; responsible for establishing policies, procedures and methods to ensure the related improvements are maintained and permanent. This candidate must be very well versed in the ISO/TS16949 standard requirements.

  • Experience in PPAP, APQP, FMEA, Control Plans, SPC, MSA, 5S, dimension layouts
  • Strong problem-solving / investigations into nonconformance's / CAR-Corrective Actions (8D, Drill Deep & Wide, Error-Proofing)
  • ISO/TS16949 w/internal audit experience, a must
  • Quality Management System development/deployment (review, write, implement & train)
  • Identify continuous improvement in the QMS – Quality Management System (ISO/TS)
  • Work with the QMS Rep and Auditors (internal and external)
  • Understand and work with customers Quality System requirements
  • Develop awareness and lead the change to implement Total Quality Management principals throughout the plant
  • Design Process Control Plans to standardize process control methodology
  • Develop and implement self audits of plant quality systems
  • Possible gauge calibrations, measurement system analysis (MSA); Gage R&R Experience, a plus
  • Automotive / Manufacturing experience a must
  • OEM experience a plus (especially knowledge of their Customer specific standards/requirements)
  • Experience in transmissions, gearboxes, motors, powertrain & bearings – a plus
  • ISO/TS Lead Auditor experience a must
  • ASQ, CQE or CQM certification – a plus
  • 3-5 years Quality Engineer experience – a must
  • Possible travel to Customer/Supplier locations  (US & Canada)

Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement:

Participates in the Continuous Improvement Process and applies team principles, identifying areas for improvement, assisting with problem solving and recommending changes.


Facilitates or attends a variety of meetings to share information, solve problems and cooperate with as a team member.  However, works independently to get the job done as well.

We offer an attractive compensation package. Only those selected will be contacted. No phone calls please. Qualified candidates may apply directly on our site at:

Company Description:

For over 30 years, PIC has remained the leading provider of full-service quality solutions, servicing the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries throughout the United States, Canada and most recently, Mexico. As the only full-service quality solutions provider of its kind, PIC provides containment, inspection, quality engineering consultants, training, and supplier development services. Not only do our quality solutions help customers meet their immediate needs, but they help to rectify quality issues long term. With our extensive geographic footprint, we are the largest global provider of quality solutions with the ability to respond quickly and effortlessly, when and where our customers need us. 

Following a merger with TRIGO Group in November 2015, PIC has expanded its geographic footprint globally and created the largest and most comprehensive breadth of quality solutions available worldwide. Our team of over 8,000 professionals delivers Quality Assurance Services in over 20 countries. For more information, visit and

PIC, a TRIGO Company is committed to the core values of equal employment opportunity. We are committed to treating people fairly, and with respect and dignity. We offer employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance, free from discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, color, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, and disability.


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