Trialon Corporation Quality Engineer in H, United States
Date Posted: 11/17/2016
Job Type: Direct Hire
Lead Customer Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), and Material Submission Activities (Prototype, Functional Build, PPAP, etc.), of assigned program commodities according to internal and customer specific requirements.
Development and maintenance of Quality deliverables (Control Plans, PPAP Plans, Run at Rate Plans, Instructions etc.)
Work with inter-disciplinary functions on development of APQP Input deliverables (DFMEA, PFMEA, GD&T, etc.)
Coordinate Design, Construction and Procurement for program Gage and Check Fixture requirements.
Lead program team efforts for Development, Maintenance and Submission of applicable customer APQP Status Reports.
Provide operator training and overall Quality Support for all Internal and External Pre-Production Build Events
Develop and Maintain Quality Documentation necessary to support plant manufacturing and assembly operations.
Coordinate Dimensional and Statistical requirements in preparation of Material Submission Approval Activities.
Prepare Material and Documentation requirements and Coordinate Activities in order to obtain necessary Customer Materials Engineering, Appearance, and Validation Approvals for PPAP submissions.
Document Action Plans for APQP and Material Submission nonconformities.
Report out to Management and Program Teams on PPAP Status and Product Performance Metrics.
Coordinate Customer Launch Readiness Events and complete documentation according to Customer requirements.
Ensure that all Program Documentation are Submitted to Document Control for retention and/or Archive.
Administer and Coordinate Supplier APQP and Material Submission Activities, as applicable to new, supplied products for assigned program commodities according to internal and customer specific requirements.
Participate, and Support all Quality Aspects of Supplier Selection and Sourcing Activities. Provide Input and Support for New Supplier Orientation and Relationship Workshops in cooperation with Materials and Purchasing.
Determine Key Components requiring APQP Administration based on factors of risk, complexity, design/tool nature
Implement Supplier APQP methodology with Supplier Kick-off Reviews, and Establish Schedules/Conduct Regular Reviews.
Provide regular Phase Risk Assessment updates of Supplier/Component Deliverables.
Ensure that Material, Documentation and Identification Requirements are communicated and documented on Purchase Order Contracts for all Material Submission Approval Events.
Provide and Communicate Quality documentation requirements to affected Division disciplines for incoming receipt of supplied product.
Review Material, Documentation, and Identification of Supplied Product Material Submissions. Document and communicate Discrepancies internally, and to Supplier.
Facilitate Production Part Approval Activities for Graining, Materials Engineering, Validation, and Appearance of Supplied Products in cooperation with Supplier and Tooling Engineering.
Coordinate and perform Supplier Launch Readiness Activities according to requirements.
Ensure that all Required Program Documentation is submitted to Document Control for Retention and/or Archive
Support Change Control System, and corresponding Input/Output Responsibilities for assigned program commodities.
Provide Mandatory Participation in regular ECR/ECN meetings for Status Report-Out
Support CCS Database activities with timely disposition of Change Control action items
Responsible Inputs include: Gage and Check Fixture costs and timing information, cooperation with Materials/Purchasing on Supplier Gage and PPAP costs/ timing impacts, feasibility assessments, PPAP commitments, etc.
Responsible Outputs include: PPAP, Quality Documentation Updates, etc.
Lead the Problem Solving Activity for Internal and External (Customer and Supplier) related quality issues of assigned program commodities in compliance with Business Operating System Procedures.
Communicate with Customer or Supplier to clearly understand issue (review issue, obtain part, obtain picture of issue etc)
Schedule team problem solving meetings and track attendance.
Document and publish meeting notes on appropriate corrective action forms (PPSR or Customer Specific).
Follow up on action items within corrective action to assure timely completion.
Validate containment and corrective is effective by testing the system
Initiate Supplier DMN’s as requested and approve supplier corrective action packages.
Update and maintain customer corrective action database for initial, final response and closure.
Update and maintain Quality Concerns Tracking Matrix
Present finished corrective action with supporting documentation for Management Approval.
Submit corrective action package with checklist to Document Control for record retention.
Schedule performing suppliers reviews with Top management, including monitoring supplier special status (Controlled Ship)
Communicate all issues relating to Product / Process Nonconformance, Quality Status Updates, and other applicable Coordination Activities to management, the program team, and inter-departments for resolution and/or awareness.
Customer communications such as bulletins issues or request.
Program build events and status
Supplier communications such as bulletins, issues or request
Adhere to all company guidelines for Emergency Evacuation to ensure employee safety.
Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.
Limits of Authority
Advise Department Manager of those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities and employee safety or customer satisfaction results.
Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems.
Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process or system
Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through appropriate channels and verify implementation, including approve closure where requested.
Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.
Approve Supplier Part Submission documentation and corrective action plans, including DMN’s.
Basic Education, Experience and Training Requirements
Minimum four (4) year degree in Quality, Engineering, or Manufacturing or ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least three (3) years of quality experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
Minimum of 2 years experience in a supplier & customer related quality engineering role.
Minimum of 2 years of APQP experience supporting new products in an automotive environment.
Basic AIAG or related quality system knowledge
Demonstrate competency in metrology, GD&T, statistical techniques and color/appearance measurement.
Able to maintain confidentiality on products, services and processes.
Health, Safety and Physical Demand Requirements
- Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office and plant environment, able to conduct normal amount of work on a computer.
Internal Training Requirements
Process Nonconformance Management
Process Change Management
Process Product and Process Development
Supply Web Overview
Significant Aspects Overview
Chrysler Overview of 8 Step, eCIMS, 3CPR – as applicable
Ford Overview SIM – as applicable
GM Supply Power Overview – as applicable
Change Control Database