Steve Wintrow

Field Quality Representative

A 40+ year veteran of the automotive industry, Steve has built strong relationships with customers and OEM personnel and is familiar with a wide range of automotive commodities. Steve ensures customer satisfaction by rapidly identifying risks and thoroughly troubleshooting issues.

Meet Steve Wintrow

Specialized Commodities:

  • Metal Stampings
  •  Injection Molds
  • Seat Trim
  • Plastic Components
  • Electric Components
  • Fuel Rails & Fuel Pumps
  • Safety Components
  • Seals
  • Exterior Finishes
  • Stud/Welds
  • Steering Wheels
  • Seats


Team Quality Services: Since 2006

  • Access to OEM and sequencer facilities
  • Established professional relationships with Quality Managers and Quality Engineers
  • Perform part audits and provide corrective action on quality issues
  • Coordinate and supervise sorting and rework activities
  • Negotiate NCTs
  • Provide daily and weekly reports to customers through Qnet™

Autoliv, Plant Representative (Contractor)

  • Represented Autoliv at GM Springhill
  • Represented Autoliv as regional representative for the South East
  • Supported plants in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi,
    and South Carolina

BASF, Paint Representative

  • Worked in various plants as a paint representative for e-coatings and topcoats
  • Worked as a sealant production manager for a urethane windshield sealant

Protective Treatments (Koch Industries), Process Control & Quality Supervisor

  • Worked with sealants, adhesives, and extrusions for automotive applications
  • Responsible for incoming raw material


  • Six Sigma
  • HAZMAT Certified
  • Root Cause Analysis Training
  • PPE Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • ISO 9001 Training

All TQS Quality Liaisons are trained on:

  • Workplace safety for manufacturing environments
  • Location-specific safety requirements
  • Part-specific training for the suppliers they represent
  • Anti-harassment & inclusive workplace practices
  • Use of basic measurement tools (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • OEM’s quality processes (e.g. GM’s SPPS process)


Get peace of mind with the TQS difference:

All of our Field Quality Representatives are rigorously screened and continuously trained. Across the globe, customers can expect a consistent level of service from each and every one of their TQS on-site liaisons.

Liaison Network

Unmatched coverage across global OEM locations.


Our proprietary Qnet™ software connects liaisons and customers in real-time.

Team Coverage

Multiple liaisons & support resources working together to ensure protection & quality.

Qnet™ Technology

Managing field quality issues through email is a thing of the past.

Real-Time Field Data

No more hours wasted on emails and phone calls. View real-time data on field quality issues, including fallout amounts and photos/videos from the field.

Available When & Where You Are

Other liaisons are notified via our mobile app and assess the issue at their location – giving you instant visibility of any other affected customers.

Proactive Investigation

When one of your liaisons identifies an issue, other liaisons are notified via our mobile app and assess the issue at their location – giving you instant visibility of any other affected customers.

Powerful Analytics Engine

Identify trends and drill down into quality issue data by part types, service locations, OEMs, and more.

A day in the life of our liaisons:

On-site Investigation & Fault Analysis
Established, Professional Relationships with OEM Personnel
Proactively Identifying Quality Concerns
Participate in OEM Staff Meetings
Real-Time Reporting via Qnet™
Critical Information Distribution to Other Liaisons
Coordinate Sorting & Containment
Scrap Claim Monitoring & Negotiation
Training to Understand Your Parts & Processes
Assist with Special Shipments

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