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Advanced Quality Engineer - Holland, MI
United States - MI - Holland
Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors
industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard
will be part of a global, diverse team. A team that is truly dedicated to
anticipating and re-imagining how society will live and work inside the
vehicles of tomorrow. You will build strong, personal relationships as you work
together to push the boundaries of innovation. The environment will be
fast-paced, exciting, challenging. But you will be inspired to adapt and
is yours. Are you ready for the challenge?
Advanced Quality Engineer (AQE) is responsible for
product Launch Advance Quality Planning duties, as defined by the YFAI BOS
requirements (primarily PLUS) and applicable customer requirements, typically
assigned and executed for specific Launch programs. The position reports to the
Advanced Quality Manager for the International European business unit. This
position is located out of the Holland, MI Tech Center and may require travel
up to 50% to manufacturing sites throughout North America. Additional
- Develop the Past
Problem Roadmap for Launch program.
in the Engineering development of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
(DMEA) documents for assigned Launch programs.
in the Manufacturing development of Process Flows (PF) and Process Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) documents for assigned Launch programs.
- Facilitate and assure
development of Design and Process Control Plans. These shall be based on customer
requirements, Characteristic Matrix and FMEAs.
- Facilitate and assure development
of appropriate Measurement System Analysis (MSA) plan for the Launch. Identify
appropriate statistical tools and techniques required for assessing
process capability and verify all measuring devices are included on the
Control Plan and PDFSS Scorecard.
- Ensure preparation and
on-time delivery of new product Launch related Customer Production Part
Approval Process (PPAP) packages.
- Ensure that Launch
related Customer, internal and supplier quality corrective actions (8D’s)
meet the required timing, quality and format.
- Ensure initial capability
studies are properly performed and documented for initial builds and
product changes affecting special characteristics, and that Customer and
internal requirements are met (or a written Customer deviation is
- Ensure compliance to
all applicable quality Customer-specific systems and requirements.
- Ensure IMDS
compliance, where applicable.
- Attend all System
Simultaneous Development Team meetings and provide required quality
documents per program timing.
in Engineering Design Reviews of specifications and drawings related to
the system and develop the Characteristic Matrix.
Supplier Quality Engineer, as needed, including supplier selection,
kick-off meetings and process sign-off.
- Support DV/PV builds
and verify that parts meet dimensional and functional requirements.
- Ensure the appropriate
inspection plans and containment plans are developed for Launch.
- Lead Internal Audits,
report audit findings and ensure timely close out of any required
- Perform other duties
as assigned by Supervisor.
- Bachelor's degree in
Quality, Engineering, or Science related field with 5-7 years of related
- Experience with
ISO/QS/TS Quality Systems is required. Lead Auditor certification is
- Experience in Advanced
Quality Planning including strong proficiency with the AIAG Advanced
Quality Planning and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and Statistical
Process Control (SPC) standards.
- Knowledge of
statistical concepts, design of experiments and problem solving
methodology is required. Six Sigma certification or equivalent
experience is required. Black Belt certification and experience with
Minitab software is highly desirable.
- Knowledge and
experience in Lean Manufacturing methods is highly desirable.
- Proficient in use of a
computer and common office software (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
- Strong interpersonal
and communication skills, including ability to work in a self-directed
mechanical/technical skills and ability to read engineering drawings are
desirable. GD&T proficiency is highly desirable.
- Excellent problem
solving skills, including experience preparing problem solving documents
such as 8D’s.
- American Society for
Quality certification, such as current CQE status, is highly desirable.
- Experience working
directly with customers and suppliers, particularly automotive related.
Automotive Interiors is the world’s leading supplier of instrument panels and
cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles and overhead consoles.
Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has more than 105 manufacturing and
technical centers in 17 countries and employs over 29,600 people globally.
Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between
Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a
wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the
component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Johnson Controls a global multi-industrial company. For
more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.
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