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Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

United States - AL - CottondaleUnited States - AL - McCalla

Job Description

The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for the development and implementation of Best Business Practices for the North America Region with the ultimate objective to improve execution to BOS/IATF Requirements and overall quality performance.  

  • Supports the development and implementation of strategic read across initiatives in the North America Region plants as defined by the NA Director of Quality Assurance (or equivalent title), and leadership
  • Supports compliance to YFAI BOS, IATF 16949, CSRs, including timely and effective resolution of audit non-conformances
  • Identifies and facilitates Quality training, as needed
  • Supports the BU Quality Directors by identifying high potential Quality employees for strategic talent purposes
  • Performs analysis of the systemic issues in the plants developing a gap analysis for strategic initiatives
  • Monitors and supports the read across of effective corrective action efforts for critical issues within the North America region
  • Actively involved with new Plant Quality Manager selection
  • Provides input to Plant Quality Manager skills assessments
  • Provides quality technical support and expertise to the Region, as needed.
  • Conduct all work activities following company safety policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate “acceptable” behaviors per the YFAI Leadership Expectations Model

Your Qualifications

  •       Bachelor's degree in Quality, Engineering, or Science related field
  •       Minimum of five (5) years of relevant Quality work experience.
  •        Manufacturing/operations experience
  •        A record of formal leadership/management experience and training is highly desirable.
  •        Relevant experience with training, including preparation and delivery of Quality training
  •        Broad knowledge of Advanced Quality Planning, including strong proficiency with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and SPC standards.
  •        Knowledge of statistical concepts and problem-solving methodology is required.
  •        Good knowledge in quality philosophy and strategy, process flow charts
  •        Proficient in use of a computer and common office software (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Excellent and in-depth knowledge of MS Excel; Databases; Pivot Tables and V-Look up.
  •        Problem solver, process oriented. Good data collection and Analysis skills. 
  •       Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills.
  •       Ability to work in a self-directed environment with the ability to multi-task.
  •       Excellent problem-solving skills are required, including experience preparing problem solving documents such as 8Ds.
  •        Minimum of 3 years’ experience developing and writing work instructions and procedures.
  •        Working level knowledge of assembly and molding processes.
  •         Excellent knowledge of IATF requirements.
  •        Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  •        Ability to work independently.
  •        Flexibility, initiative, commitment and goal-oriented behavior.
  •         Experience with ISO/IATF Quality Systems is required. Lead Auditor  certification is highly desirable.
  •         Knowledge of VDA and CSRs is highly desirable.
  •         CMQ; CQE; Six Sigma Green Belt Certification; experience with Minitab software is highly desirable.
  •        Experience working directly with customers and suppliers, particularly automotive related   is desirable 
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Published: 11/13/2019
Job Field: Quality & Continuous Improv
Location: United States - AL - CottondaleUnited States - AL - McCalla
REQ. NO.: 19003235
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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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