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G-TECH Services, Inc. Supplier Quality Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan

Job description

  • Spurring innovation and delivering world-class vehicles is only possible with the commitment and partnership of our supply base to deliver the highest quality parts, on time, at committed capacity, and with the optimum cost

  • Our Supplier Quality / Technical Assistance (STA) Engineers play a critical role in achieving our goals with an intense focus on robust supplier selection during the sourcing process, establishing manufacturing feasibility on new technologies, delivering successful supplier launch of new model parts, ensuring supplier quality & manufacturing systems sustainability, and driving lean manufacturing principles

  • We are looking for experienced candidates to join multiple disciplines in our STA organization with strong communication, technical knowledge, project management, manufacturing and process quality expertise in component parts production for Chassis, Powertrain (including Electrified Powertrain), Body & Exterior, Stamping, Interior and Electrical/Electronics (including control modules/software) commodities

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate on sourcing decision to ensure capable supplier selection utilizing our client standardized tools in assessing sourcing risks, developing robust industrialization plans to deliver Best In Class Supplier Performance.

  • Engage assigned suppliers in the implementation of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) to deliver successful Vehicle and Powertrain launches with robust Production Parts Approval disciplines (PPAP) that meets Program launch milestones requirements

  • Manage and escalate supplier progress status following APQP and program launch reporting guidelines

  • Conduct on-site Supplier Evaluation Visits per our client Global Product Development System (GPDS) supplier engagement process for new program parts with our client & Supplier cross-functional teams

  • Pro-actively drive Failure Mode Avoidance through robust execution of Manufacturing Feasibility assessments, PFMEA, Special Characteristics (SCCAF) & Control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis (GR&R), Capacity Analysis (CAR) reviews, enforcing Health Charts & Manufacturing Process Standards compliance and validation of implementation on supplier’s production/manufacturing floor

  • Engage our client/Supplier Cross-Functional teams (Commercial Purchasing, Product Development, Manufacturing, Packaging, etc) in the resolution and escalation of issues affecting Launch Readiness (APQP), Capacity, Quality, and Warranty

  • Drive immediate supplier containment and resolution of quality and capacity issues utilizing disciplined problem solving, learn best practices and technical expertise to protect supply

  • Drive Supplier Quality Performance improvements in ongoing/current production Quality Rejects and Warranty

  • Comply with and drive all organizational governance process and corporate training requirements

Qualification / Competencies

  • BS Degree or Equivalent, BS Engineering / Industrial Technology or higher preferred, depending on the position

  • Minimum of 5 years Manufacturing Expertise preferably in the automotive or leading-edge technology Industry

  • Strong Project Management, Continuous Technical & Quality Improvement Mindset, Critical Thinking & Problem Resolution Skills with proven ability to deliver under time constraints

  • Effective Leader with Collaborative Relationship Building and Communication Skills – Listening, Facilitating, Negotiating, Prioritizing and delivering team objectives on time

  • Experienced in the use of 6-Sigma Quality Tools, G8D Problem Solving, QOS Management, GD&T, Measurement Systems Analysis

  • Preferred to have experience in Lean Manufacturing disciplines (Value Stream Mapping, Bill of Process, and Capacity Planning) and delivering Manufacturing Industrialization projects

  • Ability to Travel Required – up to 70% depending on position & project

Category Quality

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -072019-111995

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