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Plant Quality Engineer--Wayne County

Location: 
Michigan
Industry: 
Automotive
Recruiter: 
Job Description: 

To apply for this role please email the recruiter above. Please send an updated word version of your resume along with your target salary

Primary Job Function:
Assist Lead Quality Engineer; Manufacturing Team and Quality Manager by leading teams in solving quality related problems/issues/concerns and ensuring released processes and procedures are being followed appropriately

Principal Duties and Responsibilities include:
Analyze complex functions, procedures, processes, problems in a creative, logical, and cost-effective manner
Lead/work with cross functional teams to develop effective root cause and develop and implement robust preventive and corrective actions. Input and tracking of 8D’s done in SAP (Q1, Q3 Notifications)
Analyze/develop actions to keep product/processes in control based on Data (SPC, PPM, Q-Das, FTT, Scrap)
Use data to create various reports for management team/management review
Host 8D review meetings to review status of issues and associated actions – driving closure of issues in accordance with internal and customer required timing
Assist Lead Quality Engineer and Quality Manager by performing following tasks when assigned: completion of APQP activities; analyzing and improving manufacturing warranty costs incurred; attending change management meetings, simultaneous engineering and build status meetings; ensuring customer requirements are achieved; communicating requirements to other departments as necessary, updating customer systems as required in appropriate timeframe; engineering change coordination; developing acceptance criteria; following up and answering customer concerns; data management; drawing review/sign-off
Maintaining a good working relationship with all contacts – customer/internal/external
Set up and lead execution of studies (Gauge R&R/MSA/etc.)
Assist Plant Quality in following processes when assigned: customer returns, scrap, dock audit, complaint management, breakpoint tracking, product audit, CMM measuring, quarantine cage of non-conforming materials, general containment
Assist Plant Quality in following tasks when assigned: setting up plant floor systems necessary to ensure a robust launch; initiating, executing, and communicating corrective actions related to production quality issues; managing status of rejected materials in facility;
Assist with execution of company initiatives (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, TPM, suggestion program, etc.)
Effectively work with corporate teams to satisfy customer requirements
Escalate all issues to Lead Quality Engineer which may prohibit adherence to these responsibilities
Follow all corporate procedures, processes, work instructions, guidelines, etc.
Understand, utilize, develop, implement, maintain, and follow all quality system procedures, processes, work instructions, guidelines, forms, etc.
SAP: updating of inspection plans
Reviewing service shipments – content, labeling and quality
Preparing weekly and monthly scorecards and metrics
Participate in quality system audits
Understand processes used by other departments within organization and customer

Budgetary Responsibilities:<.strong>
Use disposable items to their intended life span
Minimize expenditures through efficient use of manpower, materials, maintenance, and equipment
Have good business sense and be cost conscious

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Business, or technical related experience
Minimum of 5 – 7 years of quality engineering experience
The ability to work independently with diplomacy and persuasion
Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Expertise in automotive industry standards
Strong project management skills
Excellent presentation/facilitation skills through well-developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Background in corrective actions (8-D’s, 7 Steps, Drill Deep & Wide, etc.), PPAP, APQP, GD&T, blueprint reading, ISO/TS elements, and SPC
Greenbelt and SAP experience
Quality system auditing experience
Experience with Design of Experiments
Ability to find common ground and resolution
Ability to respond to input and direction from multiple cross functional departments

To apply for this role please email the recruiter below. Please send an updated word version of your resume along with your target salary
Morgan Len
Technical Recruiter
586-772-6452

morgan@bryantbureau.net