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Advanced Quality Engineer

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Roxboro
State:
North Carolina
Advertising End Date:
31 Dec 2019
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity
Advanced Quality Engineer is responsible for managing the Quality Operating System, ensuring the overall quality of the product and 100% compliance to both TS-Customer specific requirements.
Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Responsibility for support and execution of the annual Divisional Quality targets established for the plant (concerns & PPM)

  • Manage plant Quality System to include coordination and execution of the Concern Management Process (inc. lead responsibility for complex problem solving where necessary)

  • Train and develop Quality Engineers to ensure a culture of Continuous Improvement (C.I.) within the plant Quality Department

  • Develops and implements new site-specific Level III & Level IV procedures to continuously improve plant QOS

  • Responsible for implementation of necessary resource & training within the plant QA area to support plant QOS, Manufacturing Engineering and Customers

  • Provides technical assistance & support to the Customer Service Managers (CSM)

  • Provides technical assistance & support to Advanced Quality & Program Launch Managers for Stage 'C' new programs

  • Maintains Customer satisfaction through specific support visits by CSM's & Quality Engineers (as required) to assist with quality concerns as well as proactive CSM visits to maintain and improve Customer relationships with GKN

  • Ensures establishment of and compliance to Procedure Maintenance & plant Quality Operating System (QOS)

  • Maintains Customer satisfaction with GKN Quality through regular Auditing of plant activities & execution of identified Continuous Improvement (C.I.) projects

  • Leads plant Management Review process to identify improvements and monitor progress of C.I. activities

  • Confers with Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to assist with resolution of any internal or external quality concerns (inc. scrap, suspect material, non-conforming material requiring deviation, etc.)

  • Coordinate and lead periodic training sessions to keep personnel updated on current & new procedures, methods, tools, use of equipment and other quality assurance techniques

  • Ensures the maintenance, updating & compliance to specific requirements necessary to support the GKN business model (e.g. TS 16949, ISO 14000, Customer-specific requirements, etc.)

  • Functions as part of the Plant Leadership Team

Formal qualifications required: 

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or related degree.

Previous experience required: 

  • 7-10 years experience in Quality Assurance with at least 4 years in supervision.
  • ASQC Certified Quality Engineer strongly desired.
  • Experience in an ISO9000 or QS9000 environment is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Lean Enterprise experience.
  • Computer Skills (MS Word, Excel, MS Project, MfgPro, Kronos).
About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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