Quality Engineering Specialist

In partnership with our client, a leader in the OEM automotive industry, ResourceTek is seeking a Quality Engineering Specialist to join their team near Huntsville, AL. This is a direct hire opportunity.

 

Initially will support the establishment and ramp-up of total company and departmental budgets and cash forecast functions at a large, high-volume, cutting-edge automotive manufacturing operation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and sustain the Business (Quality) Management System
  • Establish strong team member relations at all levels and provide support for people development, coaching and mentoring with a focus on teamwork and inclusion
  • Responsible for Supplier/ Business Quality Management and systems through the Quality Engineers
  • Responsible for Completed Vehicle quality and supplier inspection standards
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Completed Vehicle inspection standards
  • Develop plans and strategies that support division policies and business plan with good milestone management.
  • Promptly identify and analyze manufacturing process related problems
  • Analyze customer (internal and external) data and create plans to visualize and improve (why made and why shipped)
  • Develop actions for Quality improvement and stabilization
  • Follow-up on shop activities and support countermeasure development when projects, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), or plans fall behind
  • Improve the areas of Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost and Development Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Mass Production and New Model launch
  • Ensure daily floor management systems supporting long-term strategy development and achievement
  • Support organizational capability development in problem solving
  • Develop short and long-term quality department strategies supporting initiatives
  • Ensure project milestone management with follow-up and next steps
  • Lead Daily Floor Management ensuring quality parts to the customer
  • Use Floor Management Systems to visualize the floor condition and promote KPI improvement
  • Responsible for training, process development, equipment validation, systems, and document control
  • Manage new model and capital budgets
  • Able to drive company vehicle (MVR check required) for quality testing on and off site
  • Leading root cause analysis with Early Detection Early Resolution of Parts Assurance (Including but not limited Engine, Drivetrain, Chassis, Electrical, Completed Vehicle Assurance, and Equipment), troubleshooting, analysis and approvals; Parts Inspection standard development/ Maintenance, investigation and countermeasure, Controls, Evaluation, Escalation and Management of Parts quality, and workability studies of new parts development.
  • Supporting launch of new product for Parts during Major/ Minor model, running changes, and Mass Production.
  • Lead the investigation of non-conformance, working with supplier and technical staff to provide quick resolution and establishing corrective actions preventive actions to avoid reoccurrence.
  • Manage Supplier development
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or technical field (Science, Technology, Math)
  • Experience with Supplier development, or project management, and/or project part launch.
  • Quick, timely, innovative, factual/ accurate, result oriented decision making, driven self-starter, and team player
  • Experience reading part/component drawings and conveying technical information
  • Experience with presentation development and execution
  • Manufacturing, Production or Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment with a preference for Quality Engineering experience

 

WHAT SETS YOU APART

  • Automotive experience
  • Experience with development of PFMEA’s, and manufacturing control plans
  • Experience in strategic planning, and project management
  • ISO9001/ QS9000 management experience
  • Japanese language or professional experience working with a Japanese or other internationally - owned company
  • Experience with consensus building
  • Experience with development and launch of parts, testing, and commercialization of automotive parts

 

Company offers excellent benefits including paid time off and Medical / Dental / Vision Insurances as well as a generously matched 401K.