Quality Control Assembly Quality Engineering Exterior/ Interior Associate

Date:  Nov 17, 2023

Savannah, GA, US

Requisition ID:  686

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. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

[Employer Branding & Employee Engagement] 

As the person in charge of quality control of completed vehicles will: 

  • Report to the Assistant Manager of Quality Control 

  • Support planned team activities.  

  • Maintain quality test equipment at the plant and Vehicle Processing Center (VPC).  

  • Support in-line team with recommended actions and drive quality improvement through coordination, monitoring, and performing specialize technical process/ related functions directly related to completed vehicle inspection.  

  • Facilitate, lead and drive improvement for First Time through (FTT) concerns, repetitive concerns, and field issues. 

  • Recommend actions and drive quality improvement through collection, analysis, and reporting of quality and equipment issues.  

  • Analyze internal and external quality indicators and determine quality trends to drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, and Productivity metrics.  

  • Research and investigate quality issues to determine root cause.  

  • Manage execution of HMGMA process and vehicle evaluation activities.  

  • Execute and implement quality inspection and improvement activities of mass-produced vehicles and conducting activities to identify new vehicle projects analysis of completed vehicle to ensure its high quality and conformity to international standards. 

  • Lead the team activities, including inspection card specification, format, equipment, etc. 

  • Maintain inspection card/ systems, and equipment (printers/scanners etc.)  



[Recruitment] - Duties include but are not limited to the following:  

  • [Quality Inspection] Activities to establish/improve inspection methods and prevent leakage/ flow out post-processes.  

  • [Quality Inspection] Lead development of inspection standards and criteria for Line Inspection to use.  

  • [Quality Inspection] Utilize Quality Index Reports to focus shop specific process audits, shop quality level, strength, weakness, and areas for improvement – through data, validation, countermeasure, implementation, and effectiveness. 

  • [Quality Inspection] Coordinate In-line Process evaluation activities for a sound and secure inspection system for a defect free vehicle to our customers 

  • [Quality Inspection] Coordinate Process workstation evaluation – validate Production/inspection activities for safety & critical check points. 

  • [Improvement] Lead analysis of the cause of the vehicle problem, improvement activities with all shop teams, audit, preparation, and implementation of quality meetings  

  • [Improvement] Analyze inspection data and findings, communicate finding, and drive problem resolution and improvement in new model and current models. 

  • [Improvement] Facilitate, recommend actions, and drive improvement through the quality and production departments for completed vehicle quality and continuous improvement activities. 

  • [Facility Manage] Quality facility/equipment management, investment cost execution/ management, supplementary investment establishment. 

  • [External Task] Preparation, consultation, and coordination of external events 

  • [New vehicle] Participation in new vehicle projects (preparation for inspection, establishment of quality securing plan, and response to evaluation) 

  • [New Vehicle] Validate Pilot build quality, and audit / validate new model critical customer quality concerns. 


[Other Duties] 

  • Oversee and manage ongoing systems, operation, monitor performance. 

  • Analyse the effectiveness of processes and quality management systems. 

  • Conduct monitoring of vehicle faults. 

  • Ensure the adequacy of relevant procedures and computerized systems in accordance with reference standards and applicable legal requirements. 

  • Plan, control and monitor the corrective actions of quality non-conformity detected in audits. Prepare reports and publish timelines to provide feedback and improve the management system through technical support. 

  • Answer for certifications of the company regarding the product. 

  • Support certification planning and keep tracking to meet the market's demands. 

  • Generate reports on troubleshooting.  

  • Meet all other requirements as assigned. 

  • Support annual operation plan and annual budget plans. 

  • Support development activities, training plan to improve employees' skills, and retain high performing work force through mentoring and coaching, and accountability with safety, speed urgency, accuracy, and ownership mindset. 


Qualifications & Preferences 


  • Bachelor’s degree required (preference: STEM) 

  • Minimum 0-10 years of related job experience (experience in Auto manufacturing, new model launch, and Quality control preferred) 

  • Skills/ knowledge: Word, Excel, Power Point. 


Competency Based:  

  • Working With a Team, Planning and Organizing, Problem Solving, Communication 

  • Strategic thinking and mindset, Willingness for transformational changes, Flexibility 

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approach to problems. 

  • Use prompt judgements and actions based on professionalism and experience to find problem-solving solutions in unexpected situations. 

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

  • Efficiently execute tasks and maintain quality by continuously monitoring job performance; provide immediate feedback with alternative options as necessary. 

  • Customer focused (internal and external), collaborative, global citizen avoiding immoral methods and self-benefiting actions. 

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