LG Electronics USA, Inc. Sr. Quality Assurance (Research and Development) in Huntsville, Alabama

Sr. Quality Assurance (Research and Development)

Location Huntsville, Alabama

Department (Org 2) Solar - S20313

Job Requisition 21890


LG Electronics Solar Factory (B2B)

Job Function:

Quality Assurance

At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.

We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits including 100% company paid premium medical, dental and vision benefits, an employer matching 401K, ten paid holidays per year, and paid time off; Come join the team!

We are currently seeking a Sr. QA R & D Engineer to join our rapidly-expanding team in Huntsville, AL as part of the new LG Electronics Huntsville solar module factory.


  • The R & D Engineer needs expertise in the development and manufacturing of PV module to provide better value to its customers, and must be able to conduct research and development based on analytical thinking.

  • Should be able to share technical advice and advice to project team members to assist in identifying, reviewing and resolving problems from a customer perspective and to understand the flow of production, manufacturing and sales of the developed parts or products. And to make predictions and preventive design of the problems that occur at each stage.

  • Investigate problems occurring from production and customer perspectives are resolved through active mind and statistical analysis

  • Continuous communication and collaboration with internal staff or teams for successful projects

  • Manage BOM and ECO accordingly to standard.

  • Proceed NPI* process (NPI : LG standard development process_PV event)

  • Develop local materials and parts.

  • Formulate and adhere to standards and procedures for material and parts Development

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Material / Science engineering

  • Minimum of 5 Years work experience in the Automotive Industry (Quality)

  • In-depth knowledge of PV module and materials.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Certifications including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma have advantage

  • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience

  • Experience with implementation of corrective action programs

  • Product or industry-specific experience in automotive company

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and database

  • Collection, management and analysis of quality data

  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements

Technical Skills

  • Understand the part PPAP process

  • Understand the BIQS system.

  • Understand how to control the suppliers

Key Competencies: Preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (English)

  • Ability to quickly adapt to schedule and requirement changes

  • Ability to develop working relationships with experts in the field of technology

  • Analytical Thinking – ability to identify patters across situations that are not obviously related and to identifying key underling issues in complex situations

  • Continuous Learning- Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.


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