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Quality Engineer (Off Shift)

United States - AL - McCalla

Job Description

Summary

This position is responsible for
maintaining quality processes and procedures in the manufacturing production or
process area.  The position reports to the Operations Quality Manager.

 

Typical Duties 

  • Maintain adherence to all safety guidelines. Review
    safety performance and provide corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through active
    promotion of YFAI Quality Policy. Assure that department is following
    established Procedures/Work Instructions/etc. Assure that all prescribed
    records and documents are properly completed and maintained. Review
    Quality performance and provide corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Foster a positive working environment through fair,
    consistent, and respectful treatment of employees.
  • Resolve employee relation issues through effective
    remediation techniques. Utilize Human Resources team and/or Quality
    Manager to assist in solving unresolved work-related issues.
  • Conduct various skills assessments and performance
    evaluations for assigned employees. Establish employee goals.
  • Develop/strengthen Production Quality team through
    proper training, coaching, and guidance.
  • Drive 5S and housekeeping activities to improve
    quality and reliability of YFAI products.
  • Proactive approach to improving quality through
    cross functional teams, ensure participation by all team members in
    continual improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Actively promote Lean Manufacturing and Good
    Manufacturing Practices.
  • Review report and assess performance metrics (KPI’s)
    and other assigned metrics as appropriate.
  • Maintain prompt and effective communication with
    Production Quality personnel, Production group, and appropriate support
    groups to ensure that proper attention is provided to assure product
    quality.
  • Work to foster a culture of ownership, passion, and
    a sense of urgency.
  • Maintain teamwork and cooperation among team members
    and other departments.
  • Supervise and efficiently manage resources.
  • Assist with closing open/pending issues.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
    designed to reduce the cost of poor quality (i.e. Kaizen, cross functional
    task force teams, etc.)
  • Prepare PPAP/ISIR documentation as applicable

Your Qualifications

Education:

  • BS/BA in a related field of study (i.e. Engineering, management, operations research/management, etc.) OR five years Quality experience with increasing responsibilities, previous team lead, supervisor or quality engineer experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ASQC certification as CMI, CQT, CQA, CQE, CRE, and or CQM a plus.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills

  • Experience with TS/IATF Quality Systems is
    required.  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.

  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment

 

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Published: 11/19/2020
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
Location: United States - AL - McCalla
REQ. NO.: 20002550
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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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