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Quality Engineer - Interior

Company: Nikola Motor
Location: Coolidge
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Nikola Motor Company's goal is to transform and disrupt the transportation industry in America. We constantly seek talented and motivated individuals possessing a proven track record of excellence to join our team. Become part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the transportation industry.

Nikola is seeking an energetic, motivated individual to become the Quality Engineer - interior which will support the interior trim commodity/build area in our manufacturing facility in Coolidge Arizona. The individual will report to the Manufacturing Quality Manager and will be responsible for the quality of the interior trim assembly area including any sub-assemblies produced in this area as well as problem solving of final line and audit findings. The Quality Engineer-interior trim will also ensure the processes are performed using the correct tools, materials, and procedures. In this role, the quality engineer will also provide data driven problem solving to quickly generate permanent corrective actions. In addition, the quality engineer will provide support for any findings in the final inspection and daily product audits. The quality engineer will also oversee the internal audit process and assist in the development of inspection methods, data analysis, and improvement opportunities.


  • Quality representative for the interior trim process throughout the manufacturing facility
  • Data collection throughout chassis process
  • Ensure vehicle builds are completed with correct tools and processes
  • Drive root cause analysis through Six Sigma or Shainin methods
  • Develop and implement corrective and preventive actions
  • Participate in change management process
  • Support ISO 9001 internal audit process - plan, audit, report and review corrective actions for approval
  • Collaborate with teams to identify and implement product and process improvements - Improve outputs through innovation, application of unique tools, and development of new techniques


  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent (engineering degree preferred)
  • 2 or more years previous experience in a quality engineer, quality assurance, or related role
  • Previous experience working in an automotive related (OEM plant is a plus)
  • Most have good color acuity
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Highly developed oral & written communication skills
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Leadership, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Significant experience in quality best practices (practical problem solving, 8Ds, APQP, Design of Experiments, etc.)

Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.


Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO)

Nikola Motor Company is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

Keywords: Nikola Motor, Gilbert , Quality Engineer - Interior, Other , Coolidge, Arizona

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