General Motors Supplier Quality Engineer - ENG0039337 in Warren, Michigan

The Supplier Quality Engineer will be the technical liaison between purchasing, GM product engineering, internal manufacturing, and our supply base. In this role, the Supplier Quality Engineer will work with the suppliers to resolve supplier manufacturing issues, implement and monitor advanced quality planning systems, and provide technical support throughout the life cycle of a particular commodity.

  • Assuring supplier understanding and compliance with APQP processes and product PPAP submission and approval requirements.
  • Reviewing and approving supplier quality plans for new component parts and assemblies for new vehicle and or powertrain programs.
  • Reviewing supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems.
  • Implementing and monitoring supplier part qualification and certification processes.
  • Determining root cause of supplier manufacturing problems and implementing timely, effective, and efficient quality resolutions.
  • Improving quality performance of suppliers by conducting onsite workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a robust quality system, or other technical support as required.
  • Providing technical assistance during supplier launch, change-over and ongoing production activities.
  • Complete PFMEA Risk reduction reviews with Cross functional teams
  • Integrate SQE activities into the component / system Product Development Team (PDT)
  • Develop and execute plans to ensure supplier quoted capacity is achieved through use of Run at Rate workbooks

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Manufacturing, Welding, Plastics, Materials, or Chemical preferred)
  • Minimum of three years experience in quality, engineering and/or manufacturing.
  • Proficient in print reading and interpretation, part measurement, gage design and function.
  • Experience with the following:

  • Geometric design and tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Manufacturing and assembly plant processes, procedures, tooling, equipment and facilities.
  • Statistical quality control and design of experiments.
  • Investigating quality problems and to apply sound technical judgment to develop potential solutions.

  • Ability to travel up to 50% (daily commutable and overnight combined).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in interior, exterior, body, chassis, electrical or powertrain quality, manufacturing or engineering functions, including demonstrated experience and capability in any of the following areas:
  • Lean Manufacturing and or Manufacturing Quality.
  • Manufacturing, Process and or Tool Engineering.
  • Quality Systems Planning (APQP), including PPAP.
  • Statistical Problem Solving (Red X, DFSS, DMAIC).
  • DFSS Blackbelt
  • Master’s degree in Business or Engineering is a plus