Quality Control Paint Lab Specialist

Date:  May 14, 2024

Ellabell, GA, US

Requisition ID:  852

About HMGMA  

HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group's first dedicated EV mass-production plant and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied. 


Position Summary 

Paint quality control engineering position shall have an understanding of the automotive paint process, to enhance paint quality while meeting internal and external customer requirements. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Duties include but are not limited to the following 

  • Inspect incoming raw material properties and perform online appearance checks  

  • Investigate and analyze defective products and develop effective countermeasures 

  • Establish short-term/long-term counter measures to ensure smooth production 

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Production on quality improvements during current production and during new project development stage   

  • Enhance suppliers quality level by conducting Supplier Process Audit (SPA)  
    and reviewing their products, tools, and systems periodically 

  • Participate/lead BIP audit and Color Harmony sharing inspection results with suppliers, engineering and production to request and discuss improvement plan 

  • Manage assigned products to meet internal/external customer requirements 

  • Improve efficiency of quality control management system by learning and 
    applying new technology, knowledge, and equipment 

  • Ensure the adequacy of relevant procedures and systems in accordance  
    to specification and applicable legal requirements 

  • Meet all other requirements as assigned 

Qualifications & Preferences 


  • Bachelor’s degree required 

  • Valid driver’s license required 

  • Required Competency as below 

Concern for Quality 

Demonstrate effort to minimize job performance errors; maintain optimal quality through quick revision and immediate corrections 

Prompt Judgement and Action 

Use prompt judgements and actions based on professionalism and experiences to find concrete and clear solution  

Complex Problem Solving 

Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement  

Monitoring & Feedback 

Efficiently execute tasks and maintain quality by continuously monitoring processes and parts; provide immediate feedback with alternative options as necessary 



  • Chemical Engineering major preferred or advanced degree in a related field 


Travel Requirement 

  • Domestic / International travel required. 


Working Hours (Shift) Requirement 

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.  

  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs.   

  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered. 


Compensation & Benefit 

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits. 

  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan. 


Other Information 

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary 

  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. 


HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. 

Nearest Major Market: Savannah