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Job Posting Title Quality Engineer
Job Description Summary Ensures that products being built and processes being used adhere to all standards and requirements.Monitors engineering processes and products for adherence to company and regulatory standards and practices. Participates in quality-improvement initiatives and projects.Performs quality reviews and internal audits; evaluates data and writes reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.Analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and establish quality and reliability objectives of finished product.Recommends modifications to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
Performs liaison function between Plant and customer and supplier locations
Participates in the APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) meetings and activities including the development of special characteristics.
Provides support for compliance with IATF-16949, ISO-9001, and ISO-14001.
Develops PPAP or equivalent packages for submission to customers and tracks approval status.
Develop, implement, and maintain the MQP (Manufacturing Quality Plans) as follows:
pFMEA, Control Plans, Flow Diagrams
Inspection Instructions and related forms
Other (Lot Cards, Ok to Ship tags, etc.)
Participates in the development of new or revised gaging methods.
Issues Product related process deviations
Maintains daily contact and provides support to Manufacturing by facilitating problem solving and continuous improvement to enhance quality and reduce scrap.
Facilitates and documents monthly scrap reduction meetings.
Provide training related to boundary samples, SPC, customer specific requirements, etc.
Disposition product on-hold throughout the process including Final Audit.
Overall maintenance of NCM (Non-Conforming Material) area including proper tagging, logging, and disposition of material.
Participates in customer and 3rd party assessments as required
Completes capability studies and other experimental activities related to product/process variables to include reporting and recommendations
Develops, implements, and maintains visual boundary samples
Develop, implement, and maintain reaction plans
Identify & assist with the development of Error Proofing devices (Poka Yokes) in-process.
Assist with gage maintenance including masters and gage certification tables.
Directs the activities of the Quality Inspectors
As directed by the Quality Manager
- All other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Six Sigma experience/certification preferred
Quality Assurance/Engineering Experience (5 years’ preferred)
Working knowledge of:
Windows PC with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
ISO9001/IATF16949 & ISO14001 Knowledge
AIAG APQP, MSA, PPAP, SPC FMEA manuals
Basic Blueprint reading & GD&T
Computer Skills (MS Office & other internal & external applications)
Metallurgical Knowledge & Analysis
pFMEA & Control Plan
Quality & Environmental Management Systems
Measurement Systems Analysis
A bout American Axle & Manufacturing
For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We’ve earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.
AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 25,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.
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