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BMW Quality Leader

United States - SC - Fountain Inn-SC

Job Description

Job Scope:

Working with YFAI Manufacturing Quality and Operations
Leadership:

  • Ensure
    proper support of quality deliverables for ongoing product manufacturing.
  • Urgently
    drive closure of quality related issues.
  • Implement
    systemic corrections for safety, quality and warranty issues.
  • Provide
    consistent, timely and thorough interaction with customer Quality leadership on
    quality issue resolution, systemic process changes, and proactive product and
    process improvements.
  • Exhibit
    a relentless and passionate desire to effectively manage and engage customer
    production quality.

 

Reporting:

This
position is responsible for providing high level quality management support to
the YFAI team as “the voice of the customer”. 
This position will have dual reporting to Regional Quality Leader and
Fountain Inn Plant Manager.

 

Location: Spartanburg, SC

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide
    quality, technical support and expertise to the YFAI manufacturing sites as
    well as the customer OEM locations.
  • Monitor
    and report OEM customer metrics to YFAI team.
  • Monitor customer needs and ensure a
    strong level of customer support
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of YFAI
    and customer quality deliverables/metrics to standards.
  • Attend customer training and become
    SME (subject matter expert) for customer standards and procedures
  • Work with Quality Managers and
    customer quality personnel to resolve issues impacting customer locations/sites.
  • Support the placement of qualified
    personnel for open Quality positions within the region.
  • Identify and facilitate needed
    training for Quality personnel on YFAI and customer standards and procedures.
  • Personally
    conduct YFAI and customer Quality Systems/Standards training as needed.
  • Work with Quality Director to
    identify and develop high potential Quality employees for Strategic Talent
    purposes.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Quality,
    Engineering, or Science related field preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Ten (10) years of relevant Quality
    work experience.
  • Relevant automotive quality
    leadership experience (5 years minimum). 
  • Relevant Quality staff leadership
    experience (5 years minimum). 
  • Broad knowledge of Advanced Quality
    Planning, including strong proficiency with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning
    and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    standards.
  • Strong knowledge in quality
    philosophy and strategy.
  • Strong interpersonal and
    communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • Relevant experience with training,
    including preparation and delivery of Quality training.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed
    environment.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
    are required, including experience preparing problem solving documents such as
    8D’s, 6 Panels, 5 Why and DMAIC processes.
  • Experience with ISO/QS/TS Quality
    Systems is required.  Lead Auditor certification is highly desirable.
  • Experience with, and passion for,
    working directly with customers and suppliers, particularly automotive related.

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Published: 11/28/2017
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
Location: United States - SC - Fountain Inn-SC
REQ. NO.: 17003963
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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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