Quality Engineer 8/9/2016

Confidential Company Hamptonville, NC

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28658153
AJE Ref #
575827353
Location
Hamptonville, NC
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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LOCATION: HAMPTONVILLE, NC

BUSINESS SEGMENT: THERMAL ACOUSTICAL - FIBERS SEGMENT

THE THERMAL/ACOUSTICAL - FIBERS SEGMENT offers a full line of innovative engineered products to assist in noise and heat abatement within the transportation sector. Client products are found in the interior (dash insulators), underbody (wheel well, fuel tank, exhaust) and under hood (engine compartment) of cars, trucks, SUVs, heavy duty trucks and recreational vehicles. Thermal/Acoustical Fibers segment products offer thermal and acoustical insulating solutions comprised of organic and inorganic fiber composites for the automotive and truck markets primarily in North America. The Fibers business segment employs approximately ~500 employees operates in Hamptonville, North Carolina with a Sales and Technical Center in Detroit, Michigan.

JOB SUMMARY:

Ensures that quality is maintained throughout the life of a product by interfacing within the APQP process as well as all mass production and service part activities. This includes, but is not limited to, utilizing all qualityengineering tools such as 8-D's, Layered Process Audits (LPA), and Statistical Process Control (SPC) to continuously improve internal processes and product quality.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

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Utilizes measurement system analysis (MSA) to track product quality. This includes Statistical Process Control (SPC), I-charts, or other methods. This also includes identifying quality opportunities that need to be addressed in PFMEA and the Control Plan.
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Champion the layered process audit (LPA) function for each process within the respective value stream. Will also need to perform LPA's as directed by various schedules.
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Facilitates corrective action teams (8D or 5-Why) to address defective quality in all products within the value stream. Prepares additional documentation at the customer's' request. Ensure all internal and external communications are delivered in a timely manner.
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Makes initial quality decisions on products of questionable quality based on the part print, specifications, fit and functionality of the part as well as the customer requirements.
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Develops & manages sort procedure for questionable product quality products. This includes customer driven sorts (CS1 or CS2) and internal sorts (GP-12).
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Works with Manufacturing to develop rework procedures for questionable product quality.
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Lead all team members on the manufacturing floor to insure that product quality is continuously monitored.
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Trains team members as needed to ensure a defect free product leaves our facility 100% of the time.
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Develops & manages the dock audit program.
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Develops & manages the calibration program which includes gages, check fixtures, and other measuring devices.

OTHER:

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Serve as an active participant in LSS programs that promote continuous improvement
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Must adhere to all company and location policies and safety rules
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Must be able to work extended hours when required
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All other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION AS A CANDIDATE:

(IF A DEGREE IS REQUIRED IT MUST BE FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION)

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B.S. degree in Engineering, Business or related field.
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2-3 years experience in automotive QualityEngineering
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Experience with Tier One Automotive manufacturing
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Experience with Automotive Product Quality Planning (APQP) process
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Experience with the Automotive Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
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Computer literate to include Microsoft Office products

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED:

(IF A DEGREE IS REQUIRED IT MUST BE FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION)

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Supervisory experience
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Experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances (GD&T)
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Experience with fixture/gage design
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Good verbal and written communication skills* Ability to deliver presentations