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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 3:34 PM

Area of Accountability: Assure the quality elements of new product/processes are addressed at the earliest phases of new product development so that the product/process has a positive impact on plant metrics (such as Cpk, Customer PPM, Scrap, First Pass Yield, Productivity) at launch. Works with Purchasing Commodity Manager to assure high supplier quality. Supports plant quality personnel as a liaison to the division engineering and purchasing departments. Drives continuous improvement through all levels of the quality management system. Major Responsibilities: Participate in New Product Development teams. Use sound APQP fundamentals including D(P)FMEA and past product knowledge/issues/warranty information/etc. to assure critical to quality elements are successfully addressed throughout the project. Promote increased use of poka-yoke systems and high Cp/Cpk levels special characteristics. Work with NPD and SPS teams to design quality into product and processes through use of the AQP process. Work to improve the quality and statistical elements of new product development/launch teams, continual improvement teams, problem solving teams, or other teams as appropriate. Work closely with Purchasing Commodity Managers to drive high quality supplier selection, PPAP approvals, and defect reduction to improve current supply base. Perform leadership role in working with plants, division personnel, and suppliers to solve problems through use of statistical problem solving and corrective action methodologies. Performs quality based systems audits, process audits and products audits as required, including reporting and corrective action follow up. Assist management representative with the maintenance and continual improvement of our Quality Management System key processes. This includes identifying and implementing process improvements. Monitor results-based quality metrics-identify and implement opportunities for improvement. Completes other tasks as assigned. Four-year degree in a technical, business or related field required. True Quality Professional with minimum three years implementing effective Quality Management Systems in a manufacturing and design environment. Proven usage of statistical methods to assure quality. Significant experience leading effective APQP activities such as D/PFMEA. Experience with processes (machining, welding, forming, assembly), products and/or industry highly desirable. Sound understanding of principles of GD&T. Significant experience with measurement system analysis and improvement. Ability to prioritize, plan and execute multiple responsibilities, projects and results-based activities. American Society for Quality Certified Engineer desirable.
Associated topics: ansys, boiler, cae, chassis, machine, mechanic, powertrain, thermal, turbine, vehicle


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