Plant Quality Engineer

Location: Prattville, AL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 11/9/2017
Job ID: 02540190
Job Description

Plant Quality Engineer -   Summary:
The Quality Engineer will provide support in carrying out Quality Functions to meet customer requirements.  They will perform quality engineering reviews/audits of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
 

Plant Quality Engineer Responsibilities: 
  • Utilize core AIAG quality tools (Control Plan, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, MSA, SPC) to resolve quality concerns.
  • Manage Internal and External quality concerns, Fast Track Response, and pareto analysis of defects, etc.
  • Act as customer support and investigate customer complaints.
  • Assists with continuous improvement activities, such as S.P.C. and capability studies.
  • Assists with TS-16949 activities.
  • Manage/interface customer quality system.
  • Address supplier quality issues and manage Quality hold area.
  • Create and maintain approved PPAP status with all Customers.
  • Reviews and decides the disposition of products placed on hold.
  • Organizes necessary rework/sorting operations.
  • Assists with resolving internal and external quality problems and with implementation of corrective actions.
  • Creates, reviews, and updates job books, to ensure proper documentation to set standards and customer product specifications.
  • Utilize quality problem solving techniques such as 8D, 5Why, etc.
  • Handle Customer and Supplier concerns in appropriate manner.
  • Randomly audits problematic jobs and focuses on improvement by working with Manufacturing Team Leaders / Managers.
  • Performs audits to support plant function.
  • Supervise/manage vendor quality control, and certification of measuring equipment.
  • Follows safety regulations and enforces compliance with company safety rules and regulations.
 
Education / Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • Must have recent experience in Automotive Industry.
  • Knowledge of TS16949 Quality Systems.
  • Experience with the APQP system.
  • Automotive experience required.
  • Exceptional communications skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.