Project Quality Engineer

    Country
    USA
    City
    Portage
    Section
    Quality & Health and Safety
    Level
    Professionals
    Contract type
    Permanent

    Member of the Project Core Team, the Project Quality Engineer represents the customer voice within the team and ensures the interface with customers and internally with the other functions on quality matters. Manage the APQP process with suppliers for purchased parts for new projects until SOP. Provide an ongoing support to the customers as regards all technical issues and ensure high quality customer service (follow-up of orders, customer visits, cost/revenue analysis in cooperation with the project controlling, prepare and conduct the customer presentations)

    Your challenge

    • Initiate, Track and Verify all aspects of the supplier APQP process for purchased parts and inter-company partners
    • Conduct process releases and production readiness verifications at suppliers as needed (e.g. Run @ Rate)
    • Communicate lessons learned and provide support within the SQD network and support in standardization and continuous improvement of the APQP process for purchased parts
    • An expert on the APQP tools (including customer specific tools) within the project team
    • Has the authority to stop any process or product delivery in case of non-conformity
    • Responsible for all quality tasks as defined in xSEP and evaluates the content and completion of the APQP tasks within each project phase.
    • Reviews the customer and internal drawings (AZ, WZ) with the Lead Design Engineer to ensure correct notation of dimensions & special characteristics (tolerances, critical dimensions) and other important specifications are defined on the drawing prior to drawing release
    • Responsible for conformity of any parts delivered to the customer at each stage of the development phase before SOP and for release of samples before shipment
    • Coordinates the customer PPAP Package and responsible for obtaining customer PPAP approval
    • Leads the problem solving process of customer claims or internal deviations before SOP and supports the production location during the launch phase ( 6 Month after SOP) including the update of quality related documents
    • Responsible to obtain approval from the site production team for the project quality handover documentation as listed in the IPT checklist prior to Gate 6.Present the project to the customer

    Your profile

    Education and Experience:

    •  University degree in Engineering with at least 3 Years of experience in the Automotive industry working OR High School Diploma with 7 years of experience in the automotive industry working in a similar role.

    Required Skills:

    •  Ability to interpret drawings and requirements for ensuring the adherence to Quality parameters
    •  Required travel to support launch activities at sister plants, customer sites & supplier locations. Some international travel may be required.
    •  Quality engineering (APQP procedures, 8D, control plan, capability analysis, MSA, SPC, FMEA,, GD&T, Gage Design)
    •  Able to use Microsoft office tools, xSEP, Engineering Workflows, CDB, QStat, Apis IQ-FMEA, and SAP

    Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This is a company that lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, offers many development opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.