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Quality Engineer

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
January 14, 2017

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Job Qualifications


• A BS or MS in Quality, Engineering or Science related field.

• A minimum of 3 to 5 years of related work experience.

• Experience in Advanced Quality Planning including strong proficiency with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and Statistical Process Control (SPC) standards.

• Experience working directly with customers and suppliers, particularly automotive related.

• Experience with ISO/QS/TS Quality Systems is required.

• Proficient in use of a computer and common office software (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

• Knowledge of quality statistical concepts and robust problem solving methodology. Six Sigma certification or equivalent experience is highly desirable.

• Excellent problem solving skills, including experience preparing problem solving documents such as 8D’s.

• Good mechanical/technical skills and ability to read engineering drawings are desirable. GD&T proficiency is highly desirable.

• Knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing methods is highly desirable.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to work in a self-directed environment.

• American Society for Quality certification, such as current CQE status, is a plus.

Job Description


• Lead, develop, manage and execute all quality systems required within assigned area of responsibility.

• Support customers, suppliers, Launch personnel, and Operations staff.

• Execute PPAP submissions, as required.

• Support of the corrective action process. This includes preparation and submission of customer required documentation and construction of 8D problem solving responses.

• Facilitate and assure maintenance of Process Flows (PF) and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) documents for assigned programs.

• Facilitate and assure maintenance of Process Control Plans for assigned programs.

• Ensure compliance to Process Control Plan requirements.

• Ensure that Customer, internal and supplier quality corrective actions (8D’s) meet timing, quality and format requirements.

• Ensure compliance to all applicable quality Customer-specific systems and requirements.

• Support Launch and sample part builds to ensure compliance to dimensional and functional requirements.

• Ensure the appropriate inspection plans and containment plans are in place for the process.

• Support internal and 3rd party audits of the production process and ensure timely close out of any required corrective actions.

• Demonstrate “Acceptable” behaviors per the Employee Competency Model.

• Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Working Conditions:

The position is located at a production facility. Limited travel to customer and/or supplier sites will be required. The position may require work with potentially hazardous products in a controlled, safe environment.