The FCA Quality organization is currently seeking a solutions-oriented Resident Engineer to join the quality team at Toledo South Assembly Plant in Toledo, Ohio. The Resident Engineer will lead all quality systems/programs, provide technical expertise to hourly and manufacturing salary personnel at the Toledo Assembly facility and collaborate with plant manufacturing and engineering operations to champion FCA's quality improvement efforts across all functional areas. The Resident Engineer will apply advanced problem solving and engineering knowledge to identify risks and create risk mitigation plans to resolve production and quality system deficiencies. The selected candidate will oversee and review project deliverables throughout the project lifecycle ensuring the product meets or exceeds customers' needs and expectations.
Job responsibilities include but not limited to:
Support corporate quality objectives/deliverables and communicate customer demands to all groups involved to ensure organizational success
Provide expert technical leadership in coordinating and directing cross functional teams in the application of quality initiatives
Provide clear direction to skilled and non-skilled trades in the operation of product testing and evaluation to generate necessary quality test data
Collaborate and lead internal and external resources to maintain strong customer relationships with dedication to the program schedule
Protect product design intent and function while assisting with identification and solutions of manufacturing constraints
Deliver statistical analysis of data on competition, customer direction, product performance, employee performance and perception of the customer to the manufacturing team members
Provide technical direction to employees regarding root cause analysis, issue resolution and establish corrective actions serving as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the manufacturing facility
Interpret released engineering designs, specifications, materials and standards for hourly and salary personnel
Engineer process variation reduction
Employ advanced problem-solving expertise to correct unfavorable variances and communicate alternative measures to mitigate engineering, timing and/or financial issues
Empowered (hold authority) to cease and commence product-related activities in relation to quality-related issues
Lead teams to identify risks/hazards associated with product designs, processes, applications, applying lessons learned, and assist in the generation of FMEA's and associated control plans
Bachelor's degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an accredited university (other Engineering degrees, in combination with relevant experience may be considered)
Well-versed in MS Office and Google Suite applications
Effective presentation/public speaking skills
Experienced with problem solving tools
Demonstrated ability to coach and teach others
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to communicate details from executive level to plant staff level
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to work off shift hours as necessary
Self-motivated and directed.
Experience in design, testing and assembly in automotive with previous experience working in a union environment
Background in LEAN manufacturing principles or World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and problem solving techniques
Previous applicable work experience
Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.
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