Project Quality Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Tarragona, Spain


Position summary

ake yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Who will you be working with?

The site in Tarragona is part of Transit Service, providing maintenance and overhauling to our customers in Spain. The Quality team is formed by Production and Supplier Quality and Project Quality, all reporting to the Quality Director.

How will you make a difference?

As a Project Quality Engineer, reporting to the Quality Director, you will be the Customer interface for Quality matters in development for the assigned projects. You will also be responsible to monitor and control the conformity on development processes, based on APQP requirements.

What do we want to know about you?

  • Mechanical Engineering degree

  • +4 years experience in Quality (customer, warranty, projects)

  • Knowledge of Quality principles (8D, QRQC, 5W, FTA, FMEA, MSA)

  • Knowledge of Quality Systems (ISO 9001, ISO TS 22163 "IRIS")

  • Process and product audit

  • Professional knowledge of English (French and German considered a plus)

  • Customer focus

  • Good communication skills, charisma and ability to influence others

  • Analytic mindset

  • Collaborative and teamwork oriented

What will your typical day look like?

  • Lead, Plan and Organize the First Article Inspection (FAI) in cooperation with all Project Core Team Members.

  • Manage the product certification and homologation process.

  • Deploy and drive the Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) and define the quality requirements for the project.

  • Coordinate the project activities related with quality with the different Quality line Functions, like SQA, SQE and Quality operations.

  • Manage the customer non-conformities (NCRs) following the QRQC principles.

Legal authorization to work in EU is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Please note that we do not accept agency candidate submissions without a formalized agreement with Wabtec Talent Acquisition. If you are an agency/third party Recruiter and have not been engaged by Wabtec for this search, we do not owe you a fee if you submit a candidate to the applicant tracking system that is ultimately hired.


Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.