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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Supplier Table Lead (Off-Shift) in Detroit, Michigan

Supplier Table Lead (Off-Shift)

Job ID:1040449

Career Area:Manufacturing & Production

Job Category:Manufacturing-Quality



Date Posted:February 5, 2020

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


The Quality organization is currently seeking a skilled, solutions-oriented, Resident Engineer to join FCA’s Corporate Quality Team at our Jefferson North Assembly Plant (JNAP). The Supplier Table Lead will report to the Resident Engineering Lead of the associated area in Assembly. The Supplier Table Lead will provide technical expertise to hourly and manufacturing salary personnel at the JNAP (Michigan facility) and collaborate with plant manufacturing, plant supplier quality, and engineering, to champion FCA’s quality improvement efforts across all functional areas.

The Supplier Table Lead will apply advanced problem solving, engineering, and knowledge to identify risks and create risk mitigation plans to resolve production and quality system deficiencies. The selected candidate will oversee and review project deliverables throughout the project lifecycle ensuring the product meets or exceeds customers’ needs and expectations.

Specific responsibilities are:

  • Support Corporate Quality objectives/deliverables and communicate customer demands to all groups involved to ensure organizational success

  • Provide expert technical leadership in coordinating and directing cross functional teams in the application of quality initiatives

  • Provide clear direction to skilled and non-skilled trades in the operation of product testing and evaluation to generate necessary quality test data

  • Provide technical direction to employees regarding root cause analysis, issue resolution and establish corrective actions serving as the subject matter expert (SME) within the manufacturing facility

  • Interpret released engineering designs, specifications, materials and standards for hourly and salary personnel

  • Employ advanced problem solving expertise to correct unfavorable variances and communicate alternative measures to mitigate engineering, timing and/or financial issues

  • Empowered (hold authority) to cease and commence product related activities in relation to quality related issues

  • Provide supervision necessary to perform, administer or direct rework/repair methods and processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the fields of Engineering (other degrees, in combination with relevant experience may be considered)

  • Well-versed in Excel, PowerPoint and MS Access

  • Effective presentation/public speaking skills

  • Experienced with problem solving tools

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and teach others

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to communicate details from executive level to plant staff level

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work off shift hours as necessary

  • Self-motivated and directed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree

  • Previous experience working in a union environment

  • Background in LEAN Manufacturing principles or World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and problem solving techniques

  • Formal reactive problem solving training (i.e. Green Belt / Black Belt / Master Black Belt / Six Sigma / Shainin / Kepner Trego, etc.)

  • Previous applicable work experience in Automotive

  • Experience with automotive electrical systems and wiring

  • Experience with OBD port fault code analysis

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.