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SENIOR QUALITY ENGINER
TRAVERSE CITY, MI
As a member of the Quality team, the Senior Quality Engineer will be responsible for specializing in areas of quality control engineering for incoming materials. Incumbents in this classification verify incoming materials conform to documented requirements, prepare incoming inspection instructions and equipment operation instructions, and ensuring that nonconforming material is segregated or moved to an area responsible for necessary repairs and then another inspection before use in a Lean manufacturing environment
Your work will include, but not be limited to:
Maintain customer concern countermeasure list for Plant issues
8D report creation and coordination
Procedures for Quality
Support internal quality issues
Support supplier quality issues
Support design changes and trials
Mentor technicians on Quality issues
Review procedures for the Quality System
Quality control activity management
CAPAconcern tracking chart
Special requests from Customer
Maintain customer concern countermeasure list for warranty issues
PPAP Approval (PSW, AAR, Inspection)
SWI's for Quality tasks
Create quality inspection data and forms
Create Quality Alerts
Create Inspection Standards
Direct Maturity Workshops
Update control plan and flow charts
Create Monthly DPPM, RPPM, and warranty charts
Customer presentations for Quality issues
Order tools and spec out equipment
Participates in design of call monitoring formats and quality standards.
Uses quality monitoring data management system to compile and track performance at team and individual level.
Provides actionable data to various internal support groups as needed.
Coordinates and facilitates call calibration sessions for Lear staff.
Provides feedback concerning quality team leaders and managers.
Prepares and analyzes internal quality reports for management staff review.
Responsible for new material sample approval.
Confers and corresponds with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.
Ensures quality conforms to requirements; workmanship standards, work instructions, engineering documents, and thorough testing are used to assess the conformance of the product, and non-conformances are either immediately repaired and re-inspected, or identified and segregated from conforming product.
Inspects the product and/or audits processes based upon the quality history, criticality and capability of the processes.
Develops methods for inspection, testing, sampling, and training.
Evaluates production capabilities and recommends improvements.
Assists in developing quality assurance policies and procedures.
Inspects and verifies a wide variety of equipment, parts, and subassemblies to ensure conformance to the latest revision of the design specifications, drawings and industry quality standards.
Performs inspection operations referring to copies of schematics, specifications, assembly prints and piece part drawings.
Works with engineering groups to develop measuring equipment standards and techniques for new or unusual precision mechanical parts and assemblies.
Examines, evaluates, and disposes rejected material.
Tracks and reduces rejected inventory.
Verifies conformance of parts and assemblies to specifications using various inspection equipment (CMM , surface plate, calipers, verniers, height gauges, etc.).
Helps to maintain the integrity of the inspection equipment in the area.
Ensures that all equipment is in calibration.
Aids in scheduling calibration of the equipment with the 3rd party calibration lab.
Assists other inspectors working with them to exchange and share knowledge.
Reports serious quality issues to the department lead and assist in working towards that appropriate corrective action recommendation.
Performs inspection on returned material (RGA s) and determine appropriate disposition to either MRB or stock.
Possess knowledge of IATF16949 quality management system and quality control techniques.
IATF 16949 internal auditor certification
Possess knowledge of VDA 6.3
Possess application knowledge of FMEA, SPC, TQM, etc. methodology.
Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
Bonus If You Have:
BS/BA in any related field and minimum 1-yearof experience including internship in an automotive environment.
Certified IATF 16949 Lead Auditor.
Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.
Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, are encouraged to apply.