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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

Advanced Quality Engineer - Holland, MI

United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

Global.
Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors
industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard
vehicles.

 

You
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
evolve.

 

Opportunity
is yours. Are you ready for the challenge?

 

The
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
responsibilities include:

  • Develop the Past
    Problem Roadmap for Launch program.
  • Facilitate/participate
    in the Engineering development of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
    (DMEA) documents for assigned Launch programs.
  • Facilitate/participate
    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
    obtained).
  • 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.
  • Facilitate/participate
    in Engineering Design Reviews of specifications and drawings related to
    the system and develop the Characteristic Matrix.
  • Assist/support
    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
    corrective actions.
  • Perform other duties
    as assigned by Supervisor. 

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in
    Quality, Engineering, or Science related field with 5-7 years of related
    work experience.
  • Experience with
    ISO/QS/TS Quality Systems is required.  Lead Auditor certification is
    highly desirable.
  • 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
    environment.
  • Good
    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.

Yanfeng
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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Published: 12/15/2016
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
Location: United States - MI - Holland
REQ. NO.: 16000601
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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