Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
The Quality Engineer supports and promotes plant wide quality improvement efforts. Lead and maintain PPAP Process and supporting functions. Evaluate and develop improvement techniques for quality and reliability. Maintain and report on the quality systems using Process Audits (Layered, Customer required, Control plan audits). Works with employees, suppliers and customers to produce quality products that meet or exceed the customer and plant' s requirements. Coordinates Corrective Action and Continuous Quality Improvement.
*Analytical GDT/Blueprint reading
*Handle customer issues. Review customer testing requirements and ensure that systems are in place to meet them.
*Work with suppliers to ensure testing requirements are being met and oversee PPAP process.
*Ensure production is producing quality product to specifications.
*Support upkeep of the calibration system. Maintain records, ensure gages and equipment are calibrated within required time.
*Provide support onsite to customer/suppliers as needed.
Support prototype builds (document according to prototype checklist inspection process).
*Collect SPC data and report monthly; and work with manufacturing on process improvements.
*Support manufacturing in the development of job instructions and procedures.
Document all activities as required.
*Provide support and maintain compliance with all company guidelines, union contracts, IATF 16949, ISO 9001, and all applicable government regulations and standards.
Define and implement Customers indicators to monitor the satisfaction level of the customer and reporting back to management.
*Makes decisions with regard to disposition of non-conforming material and that proper containment and follow up is done.
*Perform additional assignments per manager s direction.
*Advise on improvements in tracking and reporting procedures.
*The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.