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Continental Quality Technician 1 (Site 1 / 3rd Shift) in Morganton, North Carolina

Quality Technician 1 (Site 1 / 3rd Shift)

Morganton, NC


Job Description


Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our Morganton, NC location is seeking a Quality Technician to join our team.

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Are you ready to shape the future with us?

Perform timely testing and analysis on Production parts (NOK’s, process variation, etc) to determine root cause and provide information / data for corrective actions. Monitor Production line data (SPC) to focus and prioritize part analysis and investigations to protect the customer and lower scrap rates.

1) Perform testing and analysis on Production parts (NOK’s, process variation, etc…)

2) Utilize data monitoring tools to highlight analysis priorities.

3) Support (Production, QAP, IT, etc…) in establishing optimized and updated Production data monitoring methods and alert triggers.

4) Develop and maintain current knowledge / information (as necessary) on product and station drawings, specifications, etc…

5) Document findings into individual reports and/or trend information.

6) Work with Sr. Quality Engineer (Jidoka), QAP and FA Operators to establish optimized Production line analysis strategy and support accordingly (Jidoka meetings, training…).

7) Support Plant and Worldwide meetings as needed (Fast response, Jidoka, Internal Defect Management, Scrap Reduction, etc…)

8) Plan and carry out special studies as needed to lower NOK & reject rates or gather data for changes to the process or product.

9) Maintain testing and analysis equipment, perform calibration activities.

10) Review, maintain, and file quality documentation. Note errors and address appropriately.

11) Manage reclamation and scrap processes, create and maintain OIs for these processes, ensure adherence.


• Immediate Benefits

• Paid Time Off

• Tuition & Employee Discounts

• Annual Bonus

• Employer 401(k) Match

• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

• AAS Degree and at least 1-year experience in a manufacturing or quality environment; or

• Within 12 months of graduating with an AAS Degree and 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing or quality environment

• Ability to effectively read, write and communicate in English

• Intermediate computer skills (MS Office, email... )

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

• Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.


• Associates Degree in a technical discipline plus 2-5 years of quality experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Automotive manufacturing experience.

• Experience using SAP

• Experience operating test and teardown equipment (test stands, measuring devices, lathe, etc.)

• Knowledge of SPC

Job Type


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About Continental

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of €37.7 billion and currently employs around 233,000 people in 58 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary.

The Autonomous Mobility and Safety business area develops, produces and integrates active and passive safety technologies and controls vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensors, electronic air suspension systems and cleaning systems for windscreens and headlights. Autonomous Mobility and Safety has a high level of systems expertise in the interconnectivity of individual components. As a result, products and system functions are created along the “SensePlanAct” chain of effects. These make driving safer and easier and pave the way for autonomous mobility.

Job Category



United States


Autonomous Mobility and Safety (AMS)

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.