The Quality Engineer is responsible to drive reduction in external and internal indicators thru problem solving techniques; containment, permanent corrective actions, and In Station Process Control (ISPC); Error Proofing; Visual Control, Work Instructions/Operation Processes at the operator level. Primary focus is to ensure Plant certifications, ISO9000; ISO/TS16949; ISO 14001.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Ensure that the overall Plant is established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with QS9000/ISO/TS and associated customer requirements.
- The Quality Engineer must update Control Plan, FMEA process to ensure corrective actions efforts are effective.
- Ensure that the Plant Document Control Process is established and ensure the proper communication of nonconformance/noncompliance conditions that violate the process.
- Leader for Variation Reduction Team, VRT.
- Ensures data collection, charting, SPC/CPK studies are being performed on a regularly scheduled basis.
- Champions the Quality Alert process on all quality issues, ensuring full station containment and proper inspection station verification. Hourly monitoring of assembly conditions to prevent defective product from reaching the Customer Acceptance Line.
- Administering Yard Audit and Campaign practices according to documented procedures.
- Daily review of repair data to ensure that corrective action measures are appropriate to prevent defects from reaching the Customer.
- Lead problem-solving activities for internal and external concerns relating to assigned programs using the 8D process. (In-process, Supplier, CAL, and Warranty field concerns. On current, or advanced programs)
- Writes/develops/maintains all Control Plans using the proper PQP process, linking the Control Plans to the PFMEA, ensuring product quality is maintained through proper implementation and/or usage of developed Control Plans.
- Ensures Production Trail Runs (PTRs) are completed on engineering changes and/or product launches.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Minimum two (2) year degree in Quality Control or ASQ certified Quality Engineer, and/or equivalent four (4) years combination of education and experience
- Minimum one (1) year ISO auditor
- Minimum 1-year experience in APQP on new products in the automotive industry
- Basic AIAG and/or related quality systems knowledge
- Ability to problem solve using 8D, 5why analysis, and fishbone diagramming
- Systematic problem solving skills
- Ability to use Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SPC programs
- Must be able to read and apply the Quality Control Plan process
- Must be able to read and apply the PFMEA process and how it connects to the Quality Control Plan
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Must adhere to all Quality System requirements
- Must have knowledge of Six-Sigma green or black belt process
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