Current openings:

New Job Posting for Quality Engineer – December 20, 2021

Hands-on position responsible for working directly with all departments to ensure that all processes and procedures are capable of manufacturing product that conforms to required specifications. This includes evaluating production data, analyzing causes of failures, facilitating countermeasures, and communicating outcomes/results to customers.
Primary Responsibilities:

Product Introduction and Changes

  • PPAP submission
  • Prototype build support and issue resolution
  • Prototype inspection plans (IQC), control plans, and audit sheets

Product Launch Activities

  • Develop, monitor, and manage safe launch audits internally and at customer site
  • Develop and participate in quality audits (process/product/system)
  • Participate in PFMEA development and deployment
  • Coordinate MSA studies
  • Coordinate customer production signoff (PSO)

Daily Production

  • Monitoring customer quality metrics and coordinating improvement actions
  • Develop and participate in quality audits (process/product/system)
  • Issue quality notifications to production
  • Drive improvement using statistical tools for process characterization

Problem Resolution

  • Determine and initiate containment activities
  • Facilitate problem solving teams
  • Communicate status and plans to customers, input to customer portals
  • Facilitate read-across and lessons learned from corrective action
  • Verify process/product documentation is updated based on corrective action

Specific Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Process development, process improvement, and desire to develop and exercise process discipline
  • Problem solving using AIAG core quality tools and ability to train others
  • Compiling information from customer web portals, internal databases, usage of Microsoft Office applications and Minitab for data analysis and interpretation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interface well with internal and external customers
  • Clearly communicate technical information in presentation format
  • Independent, detail oriented self-starter with a business acumen
  • Hands-on approach with a “can-do” attitude


  • BSE or commensurate manufacturing/quality experience
  • 5-10 years of automotive quality experience
  • Experience in data collection, quality reporting, and corrective action
  • In-depth knowledge of automotive industry IATF 16949 standard, quality expectations, policies and requirements
  • Preferred to have significant operations experience in manufacturing environment; applying quality methods and lean manufacturing techniques to yield improvements in quality, delivery and cost
  • Desired experience in metal fabrication

Union Positions
We are now hiring at our Chicago headquarters for an experienced Industrial Maintenance Electrician with knowledge of CNC electronics and Tool & Die Makers.
Please send resumes to

We offer excellent benefits, including healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k, as well as competitive salaries.

We are always accepting applications for entry-level positions such as machine operators.

You can fill out an online application here:

Alternatively, you can download a paper form and return it to us by mail or e-mail:
Dudek & Bock Application
The application can be returned by e-mail to or mailed to:

Human Resources
Dudek & Bock Spring Manufacturing
5100 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60644

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