Production Quality Engineer

Job Details

LocationLeamington, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionAutomotive

Job Description

Our Tier 1, injection molding/automotive client is in search of a Production Quality Engineer to join their team. The primary focus of the role is to act as primary liaison for management to resolve customer and supplier quality related product and system failures. Approval and/or evaluation of sample submissions, quality system assessments, and supporting new product launches are integral to this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Management and coordination of quality assurance on Business Unit level in plant
  • Definition of quality improvement programs and monitoring of product quality and reject rate (error analysis, Continual Improvement Process, tracking of corrections and improvement measures)
  • Disciplinary and functional management of directly subordinated employees
  • Order Norms for components for all quality/engineering requirements and Engineering materials to be issued to Purchasing for approval and distribution through document control. Ensure suppliers understand requirements
  • Liaison with designated suppliers regarding quality issues/concerns including related investigation, tracking, reporting/responding until resolution using customer approved formats/methods
  • PPAP tracking/submission of components for approval
  • PPAP tracking/submission to customers for product approval
  • Participation in Advanced Quality Planning including the development and/or Improvement of quality plans (control plans), support for Manufacturing
  • Engineering on PFMEA’s and ensuring approvals are achieved as require
  • Participation and support of quality system surveys/supplier visits as required, and/or as requested by Purchasing
  • Problem resolution and reporting of product issues and concerns
  • Requalification of products
  • Maintains customer concerns log
  • Inspection procedures, and auditing
  • Carrying out layered audits in the plant
  • Lead customer audits for the Business Unit
  • Claim Management for the Business Unit
  • Preparation of key figures for BU Head of Production Quality.
  • Travel to customers and suppliers to respond to quality issues
  • Ensure all TS/ISO/N5 systems and procedures are adhered to
  • Authorization to act as QA Manager in procedure TS Process Deviation
  • Processing of customer portals
  • Customer documentation
  • Plant specific topics will be specified by General Manager
  • Other duties as assigned by the Q.A. Manager
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Production Technology
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the automotive industry or in metal processing in a similar position or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiar with major OEM and TS/ISO requirements
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to generate clear and concise reports/presentations/data summaries using personal computer software
  • Basic blue print reading skills, with GD&T skills an asset
  • Must be organized, decisive, and able to work with minimal supervision in a sometimes stressful environment
  • Occasional travel required
  • Good interpersonal skills
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