Job description

The Project Engineering Quality Assurance (PEQA) is responsible to ensure that the overall project quality is achieved according to the defined project quality targets.

  • The PEQA confirms internal / external process compliance within the project and ensures best practices are followed.
  • He / she acts as a coach for problem solving methodologies within the project and drives for robust countermeasures based on fundamental root cause.
  • He /She is the first gatekeeper for organizational quality assurance and has the authority to stop technical deliveries / releases and require escalation.
  • These roles are required to provide support to the growing number of projects in N. America to help the organization achieve ASPICE Compliance.


Position Requirements

  • Expertise in ASPICE
  • Translates relevant quality requirements (customer, government, etc) into the project and defines quality goals for the project in collaboration with Principal Project Team.
    • Reviews, analyzes (as applicable) and approves requirements analysis for quality related requirements.
    • Reviews and approves test plan for quality relates test items as input for VPL.
  • Develops, releases and ensures execution according of Project Quality Assurance Plan.
    • Leads creation of Project Quality Assurance Plan to achieve quality targets.
    • Reviews and updates as needed per project scope and timing.
    • Defines regular quality checks within the project based on customer requirements, project complexity, product maturity, project type, etc. according to defined framework.
    • Ensures execution of quality checks within the project (ie Work Package Reviews, Design Reviews, Process Compliance Checks, etc).
    • Conducts detailed reviews as needed.
    • Drives project team to solve issues and holds team accountable for commitments.
  • Escalates as needed to guarantee project quality is ensured.
  • Leads problem resolution approaches in the project.
    • Drives proper usage of problem-solving methodologies in the project.
    • Ensures resulting quality of output.
    • Coaches team to ensure fundamental root cause definition and sustainable countermeasure implementation.
  • Gatekeeper to ensure organizational quality in the project.
    • Oversees overall quality assurance in the project together with the Principal Project Team.
    • Monitors daily working modes and outputs of the team and recommends / drives improvements with the EPM.
    • Ensures internal gate requirements are achieved and stops deliveries if safety is not assured.
    • Escalates immediately as needed.
    • Acts as the first gatekeeper for organizational quality assurance and has the authority to stop technical deliveries / releases and require escalation.
  • Leads project level preparation for internal / external ASPICE audits.
  • Responsible to ensure project readiness.
  • Serves as the primary customer contact for quality related matters in the project as it relates to documentation, tools, processes, etc.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • At least 7 years of applied experience in Quality Management (TS16949/QS9000 or ISO, ASPICE)
  • A thorough understanding of the ASPICE V2.5 and V3.0 and related Quality Standards Knowledge of APQP Process, process improvements, in-process audits, 8D methodology.
  • Experience in working with multiple customers globally on process improvement initiatives.
  • Experience in Automotive processes especially in areas of Systems Engineering domain.
  • Clear, concise and open written and verbal communication containing appropriate detail with all stakeholders is necessary for success.
  • Analysis of data and the ability to plan for positive and negative trends is required.
  • Providing leadership to teams engaged in problem solving or innovative participation in the group is critical for success.
  • Degree in Engineering

Job details

Job type
Full time
Job Category
Job location
¥8,500,000 ~ ¥10,000,000
Language requirement
English (Fluent)


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