AGC | Quality Engineer (Tier II), Elizabethtown, KY

AGC Automotive Americas (AANA) is a leading supplier of automotive glazing for the OEM and aftermarket industries and is part of the AGC Group, the largest global glass supplier employing more than 50,000 worldwide in approximately 30 countries.

Identifies, evaluates, qualifies, and manages AGCNA Tier 2 assembly partners’ quality performance for AGC’s Tier 2(value-add) operations.  Position will be responsible for program development quality and for mass production quality of products to AGC’s OEM customers.  Communication and relationship building capabilities with external and internal customers/suppliers are integral requirements of the position. In this role, you will spend 25% to 50% of the time at the manufacturing sites (KY and IN).  Ideal candidate would be in the IN/KY/OH region.


  • Identify, evaluate, and support Tier 2 assembly suppliers as needed to supply assembly value-add to AGC glass or other value-add work
  • Lead and/or participate on teams in technical root cause investigation and resolution for Tier 2 assembly supplier performance issues
  • Perform verification and adjustment to APQP/PPAP documentation and practices (e.g., DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plan, Work Instruction, etc.)
  • Ensure strong Tier 2 supplier support relationship is in place and maintained to benefit AGC and Tier 2 supplier
  • Establish and maintain solid and effective communication flow between Tier 2 suppliers and AGCNA sites
  • Manage Tier 2 Supplier key performance metrics via a performance scorecard to demonstrate continuous compliance to AGC requirements and performance improvement
  • Lead and/or participate in ongoing VA/VE programs with Tier 2 suppliers to provide a competitive advantage to AGC
  • Develop Supplier technical capabilities as required to assure product cost and quality integrity

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • 4-year technical degree in Engineering(technical) discipline.
  • 10 + years’ experience in supplier quality management or related fields.
  • 5+ years’ experience in automotive supplier quality management
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in supplier problem solving management
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) or willingness to obtain
  • Demonstrated experience with ISO/TS standards and supplier quality auditing
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in automotive APQP principles and procedures
  • Ability to interact with suppliers, customers, and internal management with a high level of effectiveness
  • Self-starter, well-organized, able to make sound business and organizational decisions bases upon strategic plans

What can AGC Offer You?

We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary, structured bonus plan, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for career advancement.

Equal Opportunity Employer  –  To be considered, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, without sponsorship.