Job Title: Quality Engineer
Reports To: Quality Manager
Job Type: Exempt, Salaried
Implement quality systems with special emphasis on maintaining TS16949 & ISO 14001 certifications. Monitor and maintain QS/TS/Quality Operating System requirements
Coordinate supplier quality management metrics including but not limited to preventative and corrective actions & PPAPs for current and new customer programs.
Support Advanced Product Quality Process (APQP/PPAP)
Track and maintain quality related metrics for reporting both to external & internal customers.
Serve as liaison between local Plant and external Quality system auditing body.
Manage and coordinate tasks of Quality Technicians and Quality Engineers.
Responsible for coordinating investigations and responses to customer complaints.
Manage Customer Quality Rejects and Returned Material and 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions.
Maintain internal documents system for corrective actions
Report quality systems results and metrics.
Maintain Ford, DCX and other Customer Assessments.
Oversee process capability studies and quality audits.
Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing Technology preferred and 5 or more years related experience.
ASQ or equivalent Quality Certifications is a plus
Quality System tools experience preferred, i.e. DOE, FMEA, PPAP, GR&R, QFD, SPC, CPK, QS/ISO/TS. CMM and related Metrology skills.
Working knowledge of plant processes and systems.
Technical knowledge of product and quality techniques.
Solution oriented with the ability to investigate and analyze data for problem solving.
Project Management skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Basic mechanical aptitude with strong attention to detail focus.
Understanding of Lean Principles
Thorough understanding of process engineering principles.
Computer proficiency in a Windows environment utilizing Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.
Must be able to handle stressful/pressure situations in a professional manner.