Quality Systems Engineer

Danville, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/05/26
Job number:US_RS_06042
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Your responsibilities

Are you ready to unleash your passion for precision, elevate quality, and engineer success? If you thrive on challenges, crave for continuous improvement, and possess a relentless commitment to delivering superior results, then this is the opportunity you've been waiting for!

The Quality Systems Engineer reports to the Corporate Quality Manager and is responsible for monitoring and auditing the quality of parts produced, as well as maintaining customer relations regarding quality issues for our three manufacturing facilities in Danville, IL and Veedersburg, IN.

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Communicate with customer regarding specifications and complaints
  • Expert in all customer specific requirements
  • Conduct PFMEA documentation
  • Program Coordinate Measurement Machine
  • Handle customer renewals from a quality perspective
  • Track and report quantities of company and customer scrap
  • Acts at IATF internal auditor
  • Facilitates yearly IATF audit and customer walk-through concerning quality issues
  • Perform root cause analysis utilizing 8D, 5 Why or other LEAN techniques to systematically analyze and resolve recurring quality issues
  • Instruct and train in methods and procedures when necessary

Your profile


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Master’s degree is a plus
  • At least 1 year of experience in quality and manufacturing preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of forging and machining processes
  • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma principles
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 Standards
  • Ability to develop forms and work instructions
  • Ability to operate gauges and instruments
  • Excellent written and oral language ability
  • Excellent statistical mathematical ability
  • Excellent understanding of Statistical Process Control concepts
  • Ability to perform under stress
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in statistical software programs (i.e. Minitab)

Your benefits

We offer an outstanding Benefits Package that includes:

  • Company Tuition Reimbursement Package
  • Annual Bonus Program.
  • 401K Match
  • 120 hours of Paid Time Off after completion of Probation Period
  • Comprehensive medical plans with flexible cost options ranging from $4.62 to $57.62 a week. We also have a Preventative Healthcare and Medical Program with additional premium discount on medical insurance premiums.
  • Dental plans ranging from $0.48 to $4.15 a week
  • Vision Plans ranging from $0.35 to $3.69 a week
  • Company Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, & Long Term Disability
  • 11 paid Holidays
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement


For additional information on our company culture, company benefits, or to potentially get scheduled for an interview, please text CRANKSHAFT to 25000


If you are an applicant with a California residency, please click on the following link:  California Job Applicant Notice of Collection


$70000 - $80000 / year

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co. LLC is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at https://www.thyssenkrupp.com/en/contact.html


thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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