— 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 Control 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.
— Bachelor Engineering Degree with 3+ years experience working as a Quality Engineer with knowledge of 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.