Quality Assurance Team Leader


This position focuses on activities designed to maintain and improve the vehicle quality level in several key areas. These include the build/assembly quality of the vehicle, the quality of the pre-delivery inspection (PDI), and the quality of accessories along with the proper installation as performed by the port processor.


  • Inspect vehicles and generate reports on deficiencies.
  • Thorough knowledge of the spec. and function of each model to understand characteristics.
  • Judge accessory installation compliance against SOA's standards.
  • Perform tear down audits to confirm hidden aspects of complex installations, including critical wire harness routing and tie off points.
  • Understand and be able to train others on all facets of the port PDI process.
  • Be able to perform minor to mid-range vehicle diagnosis and repairs .

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Perform a variety of campaign activities alone or as part of a group
  • Inspect and manage port discrepant parts program.
  • Participate in new accessory installation trials.
  • Participate in new model launch related programs.
  • Generate communications in the absence of the Port QA Manager.

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to train small groups in specific tasks.
  • Ability to complete projects without supervision.
  • Mid range mechanical ability, some specific Subaru knowledge is preferred.
  • Ability to judge quality exceptions impartially and consistently.
  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals, groups, and companies.
  • Ability to attend off site technical training classes.
  • Computer skills to include PowerPoint, digital imaging manipulation, bar code scan tool data logging, service and parts manual online access and research.
  • Ability to work shift hours as required

Work Environment :

-Ability to lift 50lbs

-Ability to work in all weather conditions, all times of the year as the job requires work inside/outside of the building

-Participation required in technical training courses as required


- BA/BS preferred, Minimum 2 year degree(AA/AS) plus 2-4 years of related experience.

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