Quality Engineer – Gastonia, NC USA

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Are you ready to join a global automotive supplier?  Our client is searching for top level Quality Engineers to be the technical resource for Plant level Quality initiatives.  Participate on the Cross Functional Team to implement the process/ product changes following APQP process and in compliance with internal procedures.

Qualifications:
 
— Bachelor Engineering Degree with 3+ years experience working as a Quality Engineer with knowledge of gear manufacturing, machining, heat treatment and assembly processes.
— Excellent Problem Solving Skills (Shainin preferred)
— Extensive knowledge of AIAG Core Tools and Process Capability Studies & Measurement System Analysis (MSA).
— Certified Quality Engineer desired
— Knowledge of SAP, SQL & minitab
— Desired:  Certified IATF Internal Auditor
— Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.
 
Responsibilities:
 
— Lead problem solving team to analyze and resolve internal/external issues.
— Lead/participate scrap reduction and process improvement projects with other functions.
— Identify and eliminate non-standardized work practices and establish alternative procedures for contingency. 
— Participate in Design Reviews, PFMEA and Conrol Plan development and plan appropriate actions to reduce RPN.
— Coordinate PPAPs for outsourcing of the operations, supplier resourcing, internal machine moves, new machine installation, rework processes, etc.
— Evaluate Process Change Requests and implement the changes through PPAP / PTR per standards and customer requirements.
— New product and process launch validation through APQP.
— Understand process variation and take preventive measures.
— Manage Product/Process Deviation requests and work with customers for approval.
— Perform compliance and system effectiveness audits to insure adherence to company policies, procedures and customer specific requirements.
— Work with Supplier Quality group to resolve supplier related issues to ensure defect free product.
— Ensure compliance to IATF Standards & other Customer Specific Requirements.
— Evaluate and report progress of team toward established goals and objectives.
— Track and Report Quality KPIs for the respective area / customer.                                        
— Train associates in both theory and application of quality tools such as statistics, inspection methods, problem solving, process analysis and improvement.
— Resolve disputes with internal and external customer involving product quality.                     
— Respond to customer inquires concerning product, service and deliveries.                 
 
 

Salary: $75,000.00 – $105,000.00

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