Quality Assurance Engineer

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Auburn Hills, MI

Auburn Hills, MI
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Secure, monitor and maintain production readiness and process capability of our suppliers. Coordinate APQP implementation for new program/part modification or processes. Ensure acceptable supplier PPAP packages on time, first time right to ensure flawless launch. Monitor and follow up of component quality after release for supplier compliance. Implement `lessons learned` from existing business/products in new programs/parts.
Assess new supplier's quality systems. Coordinate problem solving/resolution with suppliers as assigned. monitor and develop suppliers for quality performance and continuous improvement. Train suppliers in eight disciplines and other quality related techniques. Develop supplier early involvement in launch programs. Other duties as assigned. Coordinate APQP activities for new program launches, ability to manage projects with limited supervision and follow Client procedures. Quality Management AIAG Standards Systems (TS16949, PPAP, MSA, SPC, etc), Quality and process/control plan audits (supplier quality and process audits), GD T measurement techniques. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrate program management and problem solving skills (PPS); Quality and process improvement (root cause analysis, DOE, Error Proofing, 8D, 5 Why, Fishbone. Containment and corrective action. Detailed reporting and tracking documents to provide up to date status to team members. Support the plant level activities where required and involvement in escalation of quality issues.

Bachelors degree required in Engineering; Training in Engineering, Statistics or Metrology preferred
Manufacturing experience and knowledge of various processes (example: Blow Molding, Tooling, Wire harnesses)
Five (5) plus years directly related APQP experience.
Solid FMEA knowledge.
ASQ Affiliation
Successful completion of certified ASQ certified quality audit (CQA) status preferred.
drivers License/Ability to Travel (including air travel and long automobile trips)
Overnight or extended travel may be required.
Optional Skills:
Occasionally lifts up to 25 pounds. Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis. Some of work time is spent standing, walking, lifting and bending. Works within an automotive components manufacturing, office, and laboratory setting and is exposed to heat, cold, wet, and fumes/chemicals.