Quality/ Reliability Engineer

Dearborn, MI

Posted: 07/19/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-01621
Position Description:
We are looking for experienced candidates to join multiple disciplines in our STA organization with strong communication, technical knowledge, project management, manufacturing and process quality expertise in component parts production for Chassis, Powertrain (including Electrified Powertrain), Body & Exterior, Stamping, Interior and Electrical/Electronics (including control modules/software) commodities. Responsibilities will vary based on position and project: -Collaborate on sourcing decision to ensure capable supplier selection utilizing standardized tools in assessing sourcing risks, developing robust industrialization plans to deliver Best In Class Supplier Performance. -Engage assigned suppliers in implementation of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) to deliver successful Vehicle and Powertrain launches with robust Production Parts Approval disciplines (PPAP) that meets Program launch milestones requirements. -Manage and escalate supplier progress status following APQP and program launch reporting guidelines. -Conduct on-site Supplier Evaluation Visits per Global Product Development System (GPDS) supplier engagement process for new program parts with Supplier cross-functional teams. -Pro-actively drive Failure Mode Avoidance through robust execution of Manufacturing Feasibility assessments, PFMEA, Special Characteristics (SCCAF) & Control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis (GR&R), Capacity Analysis (CAR) reviews, enforcing Health Charts & Manufacturing Process Standards compliance and validation of implementation on supplier's production/manufacturing floor. -Engage Ford/Supplier Cross-Functional teams (Commercial Purchasing, Product Development, Manufacturing, Packaging, etc) in the resolution and escalation of issues affecting Launch Readiness (APQP), Capacity, Quality and Warranty. -Drive immediate supplier containment and resolution of quality and capacity issues utilizing disciplined problem solving, lean best practices
Skills Preferred:
-Experienced in the use of 6-Sigma Quality Tools, G8D Problem Solving, QOS Management, GD&T, Measurement Systems Analysis.
Experience Required:
-Minimum of 5 years Manufacturing Expertise preferably in the automotive or leading edge technology Industry.
Experience Preferred:
-Preferred to have experience in Lean Manufacturing disciplines (Value Stream Mapping, Bill of Process, and Capacity Planning) and delivering Manufacturing Industrialization projects.
Education Required:
BS Degree or Equivalent
Education Preferred:
Engineering Preferred
Additional Information:
Ability to Travel Required up to 70% depending on position & project

Greg Allen
Senior Technical Recruiter

With over 14 years of recruiting experience, Greg specializes in recruiting military veterans for Contract Professionals, Inc.'s defense clients nationwide (CONUS)and overseas (OCONUS). Part of his job is to also mentor new CPI recruiters and assist them in meeting their career objectives.

Greg takes great pride in his ability to support our military veterans, as they navigate the transition process. This includes providing transitioning military personnel with job information and vital career guidance, after they are discharged from the military. Greg regularly works to support transitioning military personnel and veterans by matching their skills to a rewarding career within their area of expertise.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Western Michigan University.

He enjoys golf, cooking, travel, music and most sports!  Go Broncos!

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