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Lead Quality Engineer - 3rd shift

United States - MI - Highland Park

Job Description

This role is responsible for analyzing manufacturing processes for improvements using various methods of testing and inspection, driving quality improvements through problem solving, and ensure products are manufactured in compliance with customer specifications, safety standards and design specifications. The Lead Quality Engineer may or may not have direct reports (either exempt or non-exempt employees) and may meet the scope of Lab Supervisor (if approved by management)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Lead cross-functional team members supporting the customer feedback/complaint handling process & corrective action process.  
- Monitor product quality improvement to ensure execution of actions including any resulting customer communications/interactions.  
- Interface directly with customers and internal groups.  
- Develop realistic solutions to meet customer needs and solve problems.  
- Strong root cause/corrective action skills.  
- Can influence and negotiate with people to resolve issues.  
- Experience with problem solving tools (e.g., 8D, 5-whys, cause and effect, etc.).  
- Demonstrates ability to lead in a fast-paced technical environment, absorb technical information, review technical information and make technical decisions. 
- Execute risk and impact assessments. 
- Leads risk assessments (Design and Manufacturing) and risk mitigation plans during the product development cycle. 
- Drive product and process changes to improve product quality. 
- Communicate recommendations and decisions across the organization. 
- Acts as a 'bridge' to transfer product design to production. Actively engages in implementing lessons learned, best practices during development phases, perform manufacturing readiness reviews and follow through on any open risk items to closure.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's Level Degree 
- Area of Study: Preferably in Quality, Industrial of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience in Quality or Engineering related function. 
- *Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.
- 5-9 Years of Experience working in the field of Quality, Engineering, CI, or similar. 
- 3-5 Years of Experience within the automotive industry. 

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Published: 09/08/2021
Job Field: General Quality & Business Systems
Location: United States - MI - Highland Park
REQ. NO.: 20211443
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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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