Product Quality Engineer

Job Details

LocationAuburn Hills, MI, United States of America
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Degree RequiredBachelor's Degree

Job Description

On behalf of our World Class Manufacturing client we are recruiting for a Product Quality Engineer.

  • Manage the release of new and modified Original Equipment Replacement service parts
  • Tracks and approves testing and validation of new and modified service parts
  • Insures parts have applicable Engineering documents created and corporate-released for compliance, traceability, and ease of future corporate reference
  • Tracks part releases through the multiple departments to insure parts are placed on shelf in a timely fashion and without hindrances
  • Manage Engineering aspects of supplier-submitted Part Deviation requests and supplier Resourcing activities
  • Recommend and implement Technical Cost Reduction initiatives
  • Recommend and implement part Warranty Cost Reduction initiatives
  • Perform root cause analysis of warranty data and Improve/modify service parts design to address emerging warranty issues and reduce warranty cost
  • Understand Engineering aspects of past-model parts, such as design, specifications, and materials, in order to implement changes without affecting original design intent
  • Create Change Notices to document and approve Service Part releases and changes.
  • Identify validation requirements for service parts changes, track testing progress, and approve test results
  • Track and manage released service parts through downstream departments, such as Purchasing and Inventory Control, to insure timely Part release to on-shelf status
  • Create Design Work Requests to release Models and Drawings for service parts
  • Approve Engineering documents from suppliers' submissions
  • Interface with Material Engineering, to approve service parts material deviation requests
  • Modify Parts' Service Procedures to optimize labor time, reducing warranty cost
  • BS Mechanical Engineering or BS Electrical Engineering or Engineering degree
  • 3-5 years Automotive Product Release experience
  • Ability to interpret Engineering Drawings (GD&T Knowledge preferred)
  • Microsoft Office proficiency / transitioning to Google G-Suites
  • Outstanding leadership, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent critical thinking and good communication
  • Must be self-motivated, results driven, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record required
  • May be required to travel - domestic & international (20%)
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