Bendix Quality Engineer - Auditor in Huntington, Indiana

Quality Engineer - Auditor

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Job Description

Want to help shape tomorrow? At Bendix we’ve been doing it for nearly 90 years …setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!

Position Summary:

The Quality Auditor is responsible for organizing, scheduling and helping to conduct quality audits (e.g. ISO, VDA 6.3). Lead plant resources through corrective actions and improvements of audit findings. Be the focal contact and lead preparation for external audits (e.g. QFMA, ISO, Product Safety, customer).

Essential Functions:

  • Create and maintain audit schedules.

  • Lead ISO/VDA audits.

  • Lead teams through audit action corrective actions.

  • Lead process and product audits (VDA, ISO, QFMA, Product Safety)

  • Be focal contact for external audits. Lead preparation activities.

  • Provide leadership in developing and implementing corrective actions to Audit findings.

  • Track audit actions to completion.

Required Skills


  • Working knowledge of VDA 6.3 & 6.5, TS16949 and ISO9001, and Advanced Product Quality Planning.

  • Familiar with Automotive Manufacturing Process requirements

  • Experienced Lead Auditor


  • Solid experience in a technical field such as Quality Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.

  • High level of energy, enthusiasm and optimism, as well as a sense of urgency and passion for excellence.

  • Capable of working in a Team environment with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Project planning and follow-up skills essential.

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

  • Six Sigma Black or Green Belt certified a plus.

  • Must be fluent in English

  • Minimum 5 years of quality experience in the automotive/truck industry with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Tier 1 supplier is required.

Required Experience


  • 1-3 years of experience in an engineering environment.

  • Education:

  • BS/BSET degree required in Manufacturing, Process, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering.

  • Working knowledge of Automotive/Trucking Industry Quality requirements and standards a plus.

What does Bendix have to offer you?

  • Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off

  • 401k Plan with Company matching

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)

  • Wellness Program and incentives

  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment

Position Requirements:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Job Location

Huntington, Indiana, United States

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