Job Title: Quality Engineer-Toledo
Reports To: Quality Manager
Position Status: Exempt
To relentlessly prove that passion and purpose are the forces that create great people, teams, and companies that will transform the world.
One of the many important roles of a Quality Engineer is to hold employees accountable for safety awareness and adherence to proper safety procedures as outlined. They are also in charge of meeting or exceeding targets for concerns to the customer as well as reducing the number of repeat concerns by implementing robust Permanent Corrective Actions. They also work jointly with the SQE’s to get them what they need on behalf of the supply base.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Facilitate the creation of AIAG APQP documentation for new program launches.
Maintain/update CP, PFMEA documents for quality issues and improvements.
Monitor customer scorecards and quality portals via customer websites.
Insure targeted suppliers follow and meet the required APQP processes and have TS 16949 based systems
Insure each supplier proactively meets the contract requirements in terms of shipping, delivery, labeling, product quality and engineering change coordination
Verify and validate suppliers implement irreversible corrective actions for each identified supplier responsible process/product failure mode.
Monitor supplier continuous improvement activity.
Develop PPAP/PSO package for customer review.
Issue and/or follow-up on Formal Customer Corrective Actions
Identify and recover all costs associated with quality problems
Visit supplier and customer assembly plants as required
Participate in supplier orientations
Communicate with the customer supplier quality engineers
Manage supplier PPAP and Run @ Rate activity
Perform local plant Control Plan audits
The ideal candidate will have/be:
Experience in AIAG APQP Processes
At least five years experience and demonstrated success as a person who solves problems in a manufacturing operation in the automotive field).
A demonstrated record of getting things done
All or most work experience in the automotive industry
Experience in fast pace assembly
Creative manufacturing problem solver
Ability to resolve complex issues
TS 16949 quality system, APQP, PPAP, etc.
Ability to effectively interact with and lead people
Lean manufacturing methods
Above average PC skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Gratitude * Integrity * Fun * Teamwork * Excellence * Diversity &
Respect * Innovation * Commitment * Humility
“GIFTED people & RICH culture”