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Product Quality Engineer

About us

To strengthen our Product Integrity team in Helmond (Quality - part of R&D), we are currently looking for a Product Integrity Engineer that will be involved in the NPD phase but also post-launch (Market & Maintenance).


This requisition is for a locally hired position. Candidates must have current legal authorization to work in the Netherlands. Dorel will not attempt to obtain immigration and labor sponsorship for any applicants.

Your mission

In this role, it will be your mission to ensure product quality within our New Product Development projects (NPD Integrity), first months of production / market release and maintain related Product Performance during the full lifecycle of the product (Market & Maintenance Quality).

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure Product Conformity (to product brief, standards & regulations) during New Product Development process (NPD) by appropriate Validation processes & tools.

    • Integrate the Quality Requirements into the Product Specification
    • Animate DFMEA method with R&D partners
    • In close collaboration with R&D engineer, track Design Validation progress (DVP&R)
    • If needed, participate in new Supplier Validation (Audits & Assessment) with Supplier Quality.
    • Ensure Progressive Component validation (PPAP) during Engineering Changes
    • Define Product Control Plan & related control means
    • Support industrialization phase with manufacturing units (PFMEA / Manufacturing Control Plan & related control means)
    • Release to Production & Release to Market
    • Animate Problem Solving Method

  • Also ensure Product Conformity during product Lifecycle (Maintenance, Engineering Change, Cost Saving Projects).
  • Track Product Quality Performance & Conformity on the Market during the first months after market release (Aftersales & Consumer Care inputs) and drive related corrective action plan through Non Conformity Management
  • In case of Product issue (during development or lifecycle), drive appropriate Problem Solving through 8D methodology. (containment, root causes, corrective and preventive actions, efficiency, capitalization, …)
  • Represents Product Quality within Engineering Change (ECR) committee
  • In case of Product issue (during development or lifecycle), drive appropriate Problem Solving through 8D methodology. (containment, root causes, corrective and preventive actions, efficiency, capitalization, …)
  • For it’s full product range / scope : track Product Quality Performance & Non Quality Cost KPI’s to continuously improve our Product Quality.


 In this position you report to the EU Product Integrity Lead.

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Quality
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience within the quality department of a development center or Manufacturing plant.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English. Chinese language skills are a bonus;
  • Expert in driving Product Quality tools & mindset (DFMEA, DVP, 8D, PPAP, PDCA, 6 Sigma).
  • Strong technical & product development knowledge in Plastic / Metal Industry, as well as with injection molding, materials and machinery
  • Electrical engineering experience is a bonus.
  • Good understanding of different cultures and experience in an international organization
  • Pragmatic, hands-on attitude and excellent communication skills
  • You are a team player who can also easily function as an independent technical expert;
  • You actively look for and recognize opportunities for growth of the business;
  • You accept our LIFE values: Leading, Integrity, Fun, Excellence.

Are you ready to grow with us?

The people behind our products and brands make Dorel an even stronger company. We are extending our leading market position and believe team spirit, personal drive, and accountability can make a real difference in achieving sustainable growth. This is essential to our future. We invite you to grow with us!


Want to work with us?

Apply now

any questions?

Eline Schutten

Eline Schutten


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