Textron 2019 Entry Level - Quality Engineer in Detroit, Michigan
2019 Entry Level - Quality Engineer
Kautex - a division of Textron (TXT) - is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and rated among the TOP 100 Automotive Suppliers worldwide. Kautex is a leading global supplier of plastic fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR) and clear vision systems and sensor cleaning solutions. Furthermore, the company produces and supplies camshafts and industrial packaging. Kautex operates in 14 countries with more than 6,000 employees.
We are a seeking a Quality Engineer to join our team in our team in the US production facilities. The candidate will perform tasks under the supervision of a Kautex Quality Manager and will work closely with the Manufacturing teams.
Potential Locations for placement include but are not limited to Detroit MI, Muskegon MI, Troy MI, and Lavonia GA.
Responsible for all KPIs and measures with regards to an improved product quality duringthe development phase according the PMR
Responsible for achieving manufacturing process quality targets during launch and serial production
Responsible to stop processes and escalate in all cases of non-conformities to quality (STOP-AT-DEFECT)
Drive and implement continuous improvement activities affecting process quality in the plant
Create and maintain plant related quality documentation
Support assembly trials and drive for best process quality
Responsible for alerting management for all items affecting product quality/functionality in a negative manner
First contact for all customer related questions
Ensure knowledge about customer specific requirements
Ensure knowledge about risk management and product safety
Conduct claim management with customer (8D) including warranty
Submit final submitting PPAP to customer (incl. update of customer portals and IMDS)
Support project-related documents (e.g. P-FMEA, process flow chart)
Perform internal Audits
Support Quality Manager on external and customer audits
Master or Bachelor in Engineering or comparable education
Preference given to candidates who possess skills in Automotive Electric Systems, Software Development / Validation, Thermal Management, Robotics / Automation, and Materials Science
Knowledge in quality tools/ valid quality standards
Knowledge in customer specific quality requirements
Knowledge of Kautex manufacturing processes
Six Sigma Green Belt is a plus
Professional competencies required: Learning on the Fly, Compassion, Dealing with Ambiguity, Drive for Results, Organization.
Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Primary Location US-Michigan-Detroit
Other Locations US-Michigan-Muskegon, US-Georgia-Lavonia, US-Michigan-Troy
Recruiting Company Kautex
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Req ID: 266314