Quality System Specialist Engineer

Paris, TN, US, 38242

Requisition:  50859

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile Management Review slides utilizing all IATF 16949 and Customer Specific requirements.  
  • Monthly Review and bi-monthly reports
  • Maintain Quality Alert Database
  • Submit Change Request to customer and maintain the Supplier Change Request Database.
  • Maintain compliance to IATF 16949 and all customer specific requirements
  • Maintain Part Submission Share drive
  • Lead Layered Process Audit
  • Perform special instructions/request as determined by the Quality Manager and Corporate Quality team.
  • Prepare all PPAP packages and review with Customer, and Manage supplier PPAP approvals
  • Be prepared to travel to customer locations to address / review elements regarding PPAP’s and/or customer scores or any quality issues that arrive.
  • Participate in, all APQP Team Meeting for new programs as well as changes
  • Participate and support in Continuous Improvement Activities (Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma, Black Belt, and ITS programs) and Idea Program
  • Monitor of all customer related web sites for compliance and current requirements
  • Participate and support in the development and maintain Procedural systems in accordance with IATF16949 and Customer Specific Requirements
  • Travel to sister sites and participate in completing internal audits, when necessary
  • Maintain and submit month end reports (CMS, Plant External PPM report, Quality Issues, Scorecard)


Education and/ or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering preferred. Experience in lieu of education will be considered. 



  • Willing to travel to both customer and supplier locations as needed
  • Willing and able to communicate via verbal, written and presentations with internal employees, suppliers and customers
  • Must be able to work on their own initiative
  • Must be willing to pursue continuing education 
  • Excellent attendance
  • Must be able to read blue prints and apply tolerances as noted.
  • Must be flexible regarding work assignments able to change and move scheduled priorities as requested
  • Proficient typing and computer skills specifically using Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must have knowledge of Customer specific Requirements and Customer specific web-sites.
  • Must have sufficient math, reading and writing ability to complete required work skills
  • Able and willing to work overtime, before and after shift, possible weekends
  • Must have ability to work in team environment and cooperate with multiple disciplines and diverse personnel
  • Must participate in Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma, Black Belt, and ITS programs) and Idea Program
  • Excellent Housekeeping

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

 Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.​

Join our team of 40,000 problem solvers who are fostering a culture of innovation by leveraging the diverse perspectives of our global team. We believe in facing challenges head-on by finding opportunity and uncovering possibility, where roadblocks and barriers become targets instead of obstacles. We are One Dana with limitless opportunity.

Our Values

  • Value Others
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Grow Responsibly
  • Win Together



Nearest Major Market: Clarksville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville