Supplier Quality Engineer

Magna International Inc. Bowling Green , KY 42103

Posted 2 months ago

Company Introduction

Bowling Green Metalforming is a world leader in chassis and body structural assemblies. From the massive press shop, through our immense assembly area and finishing with a state of the art e-coat system. We focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, Domestic, Asian and European customers.

Bowling Green Metalforming is a division of Cosma Canada/USA, a Magna Company. We are a global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture.

Our facility is located in Northern Warren County and encompasses the highest level of technology in the automotive industry. We are pleased to be part of South Central Kentucky.

We seek enthusiastic people looking for an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a fast paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our TEAM.

Job Introduction

To provide technical expertise regarding process control, establishing new quality systems and standards for new program/product launch.

Responsible for providing technical expertise regarding process control, establishing new quality systems and standards for new program/product launch. Also responsible for interacting with customers, suppliers and departments to anticipate and minimize the impact of design, tooling, material and other engineering changes on all quality criteria.

Major Responsibilities
1.Understand and promote Magna's philosophies and Employee Charter
2.Key liaison with both internal & external customers
3.Utilize the tools of APQP (PPAP, FMEA's, control plans, capability studies, etc.)
4.Participate/Ensure timeliness of corrective and preventive actions for internal and external quality concerns
5.Support Continuous Improvement activities and lean manufacturing processes
6.Ensure supplier compliance to specifications / approval of Corrective Actions
7.Monitor status of key program milestones PSW dates, Launch Build events, etc
8.Follow all plant safety policies and procedures
9.Visit and follow-up with suppliers on Quality / Delivery issues seeking corrective actions
10. Maintain and communicate supplier tracking metrics for continual improvement
11. Assist Engineering / purchasing in new supplier selection process
12. Manage potential supplier profiles and assessments
13. Conduct Supplier audits
14. Lead supplier development programs and follow-up
15. Assist in updating Magna supplier portal
16. Perform other duties as required

Knowledge and Education

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing Technologies (or a related field), or equivalent experience

Work Experience

  • Quality training, Metrology, AIAG standards.

  • Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Minimum of 5 years of Quality experience in the automotive industry.

Skills and Competencies

  • Must possess in-depth experience with GD&T

  • Understand automotive Quality Assurance requirements (e.g. Production Part Approval Program, Process Sign-Off, Part Submission Warrants, etc.)

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications

  • Must have thorough knowledge of the TS16949 Quality System Requirements and Auditing

  • Must comply with customer specific requirements

  • Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed to meet production requirements

  • Willingness to work in various locations within and outside the facility.

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Must have experience with launching new programs including the stamping/die buyoff process.

  • Must have experience in auditing and implementing quality systems to support development of new suppliers

Work Environment

Fast paced automotive manufacturing environment.

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