The person in this role utilizes quality and industrial engineering techniques as well as other analytical methods to identify improvement opportunities and drive improvement within our shop network. This position will analyze quality data and lead the recommendation, development, and implementation of corrective actions. The Quality Assurance Engineer will maintain the quality documentation system and serve as a cross-functional team leader for quality improvement projects. This position will perform process validations, analysis of data and review effectiveness of corrective actions.
Key Job Activities:
Scope of Work:
This position will interact with senior staff, functional leaders, service center managers, and operations staff throughout the organization. Key functional groups and customers for this position are Quality, Continuous Improvement, Production, Purchasing, Customer Service, Engineering, and the Contract Shop Network, among others; therefore, effective interpersonal and communications skills are crucial to success in this role. The candidate must also be able to analyze, prepare data and present recommendations and decisions in a professional, clear and concise manner. This position will focus on extensive research and analysis of quality related issues. It is an independent, cross-functional, key position that will contribute knowledge and influence to the GATX organization in order to achieve our quality initiatives.
Education and/or Experience Required:
Key Competencies (non-technical behavioral skills, i.e. presentation, negotiation, customer service skills), in priority order.
Communication – Verbal and Written
Training and Leadership
Planning and Organizing
Travel required: 10%
Consistent with our policy, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted.
GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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