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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.

Quality Manager

United States - MI - Monroe

Job Description

Set your career in motion

 

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?

 

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors – your career in motion

 

This role of the Quality Manager is responsible for leadership of the manufacturing site(s) operations, as defined by the YFAI BOS requirements and applicable customer requirements. The position reports to the Plant Manager with dotted line reporting to the Regional Quality Manager.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain all quality systems for the assigned manufacturing site.  This includes ensuring compliance to applicable YFAI Business Operating System requirements (BOS).
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable quality Customer-specific systems and requirements.
  • Ensure compliance of all quality controlled documentation, document change activities and record retention requirements.
  • Provide direction, mentorship, training guidance and day-to-day management of the site quality team (Quality Engineers, Quality Techs, Lab personnel, etc.)
  • Work with customers, suppliers YFAI Launch personnel and YFAI Operations staff to achieve YFAI business deliverables.
  • Lead and promote effective problem solving/corrective action activities for the facility.
  • Oversee the Internal Audit program including maintaining an internal audit team, scheduling audits, ensuring non-conformances and opportunities for improvement are properly documented and closed out per required timing.
  • Develop the facility quality team to meet the requirements of the Skills Assessment matrix.
  • Report out all required daily, weekly and monthly quality metrics.
  • Assist in the preparation, maintenance, review and submission of quality deliverables including: Process Flows, Control Plans, Capability Plans, Capability Studies, Dimensional management, MSA studies, and/or PFMEAs. 
  • Support Continuous Improvement initiatives of the facility.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships resulting in excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct all work activities following company safety policies and procedures.
  • 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 is required.
  • Relevant automotive quality leadership experience (5 years minimum required).  
  • Relevant staff leadership experience is required (5 years).  
  • Experience with ISO/QS/TS Quality Systems is required.  VDA expertise highly desirable for positions involving German customers.  Lead Auditor certification is highly desirable.
  • Experience in Advanced Quality Planning is required, 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 is required (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, 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 are required, including experience preparing problem solving documents such as 8D’s.
  • American Society for Quality certification, such as current CQE and CMQ/OE status, is highly desirable.
  • Experience working directly with customers and suppliers, particularly automotive related, is required.

 

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 http://www.yfai.com/

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Published: 11/21/2016
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
Location: United States - MI - Monroe
REQ. NO.: 16000503
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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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