Quality Engineer

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 384 days ago

Quality Engineer

United States - IL - Belvidere

Job Description

  • Lead, develop, manage and execute all quality systems required within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Support customers, suppliers, YFAI Launch personnel, and Operations staff.
  • Execute PPAP submissions, as required.
  • Support of the corrective action process. This includes preparation and submission of customer required documentation and construction of 8D problem solving responses.
  • Facilitate and assure maintenance of Process Flows (PF) and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) documents for assigned programs.
  • Facilitate and assure maintenance of Process Control Plans for assigned programs.
  • Ensure compliance to Process Control Plan requirements.
  • Ensure that Customer, internal and supplier quality corrective actions (8D’s) meet timing, quality and format requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable quality Customer-specific systems and requirements.
  • Support Launch and sample part builds to ensure compliance to dimensional and functional requirements.
  • Ensure the appropriate inspection plans and containment plans are in place for the process.
  • Support internal and 3rd party audits of the production process and ensure timely close out of any required corrective actions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor. 

Your Qualifications

  • A BS or MS in Quality, Engineering or Science related field.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years quality engineer experience required. Automotive interiors experience a plus.
  • Experience in Advanced Quality Planning including strong proficiency with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and Statistical Process Control (SPC) standards.
  • Experience working directly with customers and suppliers, particularly automotive related.
  • Experience with ISO/QS/TS Quality Systems is required.  Internal Auditor certification is highly desirable.
  • Proficient in use of a computer and common office software (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of quality statistical concepts and robust problem solving methodology.  Six Sigma certification or equivalent experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including experience preparing problem solving documents such as 8D’s.
  • Good mechanical/technical skills and ability to read engineering drawings are desirable.  GD&T proficiency is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing methods is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to work in a self-directed environment.
  • American Society for Quality certification, such as current CQE status, is a plus.