Directed and/or selected special/critical characteristics
Setting Quality objectives and related training
Continued involvement in quality planning including design and development when applicable
Dedicated involvement in Corrective and Preventative actions.
Monitors, tracks and trends warranty concerns as applicable.
Performing quality tests on bought-ins and raw materials
Timely availability of bought-ins and raw materials
Uninterrupted materials flow
Reducing the amount of testing required for incoming materials by shifting the responsibility of testing from us to the supplier onsite
Involvement in bought in FMEA's
Carrying out initial sample testing of bought ins and the documentation of samples and test results in conjunction with QMH
Demarcation of impounded goods and series samples
Determining procedures for warehousing, handling, packaging and transport of bought ins in conjunction with purchasing
Continued testing planning for bought ins once series production begins bearing in mind the experience and quality levels of bought ins and series Suppliers
Issuing of complaints (reject reports) in the event of non-conforming product
Coordinating decisions on use where bought ins are non-conforming
Processing, tracking and evaluating Suppliers' quality controls and bought ins
Assessing the quality capability of Suppliers
Checking Suppliers quality measures as implemented
Deciding on procedures for dealing with complaints
Performing materials testing
Coordinating staff activities
Coordinating and documenting all necessary decisions on non-conforming bought ins
Involvement in drafting staff guidelines
Implements staff training and instruction
Involvement in fault analysis at prototype and series levels
Cooperation with purchasing in the development and problem areas as they occur with bought ins
Agreement with production in connection with controlled component feed of new or modified bought ins
Supervise a staff of inspectors, layout technicians, and documentation clerk.
Maintain and improve our position as a TS 16949 certified supplier in the automotive industry.
Develop and implement pro-active technical and procedural improvements by independent action and through involvement in our TQM system.
Participate in the APQP process, including preparation of FMEA's and control plans.
Quality and testing planning (testing concepts and technologies for bought ins, JCI production and special testing)
Checking production capability and agreement with drawings and specifications, delivery conditions, legal requirements and production specifications
Involvement in and coordination of FMEA's for product, design, process and bought ins
Selection and procurement of testing equipment
Testing equipment inspection and monitoring
Drafting product specific testing regulations in conjunction with the drawing office (QV, product testing plan)
Design and procurement of equipment for testing functions and reliability including testing product acceptance and series monitoring
Carrying out and coordinating tests in connection with series monitoring
Introduction of new testing technology
Drafting of QV and test instructions
Planning product audits and evaluation of the results
Carrying out pre-planning for testing technology
Design and manufacture of gauges for random testing of incoming goods areas, production, and product audit testing
Portions of the job may not be standardized or completely described in the job description and may require some independent action and thinking by the employee.
Release of accepted production materials
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
To be capable of writing process inspection control plans and process inspection procedures.
Must be able to work in an assembly line environment and hand on usage of wide variety of inspection tools and gauges.
Must be able to develop and follow written procedures and instructions.
General knowledge of manufacturing applications regarding welding, stamping, riveting, etc.
Must possess clear understanding of basic quality system operations. (TS 16949, SPC)
Supervisory experience preferred.
Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated hands-on process and systems improvement experience.
Ability to prepare written action plans and justifications for equipment repairs/purchases.
Minimum of 3 years in quality engineering and automotive experience preferred.
Automotive experience preferred.
Support the Product Introduction Process through all phases of prototype fabrication and delivery.