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Quality Engineer- Plant- Oakland County

Job Description: 

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Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in: Engineering and/or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Minimum of 3+ years of professional experience in: Manufacturing Engineering or Process Engineering and Supplier Quality Experience
Technical Skills:
Engineering degree or related experience.
5+ Manufacturing Engineering and Process Engineering experience
5+ Supplier Quality Experience.
Demonstrable Problem Solving knowledge and experience
Successful Advanced Quality Planning, Launch knowledge and experience.
Successful experience working with suppliers for timely PPAPS.
Ability to communicate (written, oral) with all levels of Supplier personnel.
High proficiency with MS Office tools.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Domestic / International Travel required
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in managing complex and potential high risk supplier situations related to part/process development – Launch
Evaluate new suppliers.
Perform current supplier process assessments through Launch Phase and SOP(aprox. +90 days).
Perform launch supplier readiness assessments and drive the required action plans through the APQP template.
Improve, monitor, and report supplier’s performance (cost, quality and timing)
Implement error proofing as required for supplier manufacturing processes.
Identify best practices for manufacturing design / processes.
Work as a team with the Commodity Buyer in making sourcing decision, readiness, capability, and status.
Support and Supplier Design Reviews.
Prior to tooling kickoff decision, drive closure of tooling issues related to manufacturing feasibility, timing, or part design   issue with Supplier and/or        
Support tool kick off meetings.
Perform Supplier APQP / PPAP activity at supply base as needed.
Ensure successful PPAP submission on time to Program needs, and/or reasonable supplier timing,
Support plant Operations as needed for critical supplier process quality issues.
Maintain any needed communications (spread sheet, open issues, Email, presentation, meting minutes, etc) to teams and/or supplier as needed.
Perform special assignments as required by leadership.
Perform all functions in legal, ethical, and professional manner.
Drive known Customer Specific Requirements to Supply base.
Drive supplier compliance to all TS 16949 requirements.

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