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Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Bowling Green
State:
Ohio
Advertising End Date:
30 Apr 2020
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity

Role Purpose

The Manufacturing Quality Engineer is responsible for maintenance of the Management System, focused on manufacturing aspects and to ensure the overall quality of the product, while being the voice of the manufacturing.

 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Understand personal impact and supporting role for all management systems, communicate requirements of keep management system to plant wide resources.
  • Support quality team metrics and continuous improvement targets
  • Support internal auditing processes and LPA, as required.
  • Interface with plant wide employees to understand / resolve quality issues
  • Read / Interpret blueprints and specification to maintain and support process controls. (CP, PFMEA, SWI, SPC)
  • Identify and support product/process continuous improvement activities, to reduce scrap, increase capability, and productivity using statistical data analysis.
  • Assist AQE and Metrology in development of robust gauging systems.
  • Facilitate and support corrective and preventative actions.
  • Train and develop plant wide resources in process controls and standard work.
  • Participate in Advanced Quality Planning / Launch activities, as voice of manufacturing to achieve successful launches.
  • Interact with Supplier Quality in resolving supplier issues, that directly impacted manufacturing.
  • Maintain and support customer requirements, metrics and satisfaction.
  • Support Field Engineering activities, through being the voice through customer.
  • Communicate and leverage customer issues and lessons learned through Customer Escalation Reports and Lessons Learned.
  • Maintain and support customer requirements, metrics and satisfaction, including customer visits.

Qualification and Skills

Formal Qualifications

Essential

Bachelor Degree in technical field or equivalent Quality Engineering experience

Desirable

 5+ years Automotive Experience

Specific Functional Capabilities, Knowledge and Skills Required

Essential

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Formal problem solving skills (5WHYs, 8D, fishbone, PPS, etc)
  • Experience with core quality tools, including MSA, APQP, PPAP, DFMEA/PFMEA and SPC
  • Interpretation of drawings and technical specifications (including GD&T)

Desirable

 

Technical

  • Experience working in Quality Function
  • Manufacturing process experience
  • Experience/training with management systems
  • Knowledge of customer standards and specific requirements
  • Knowledge of Driveline products and processes
  • Knowledge of Inspection and Test methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Gage, Inspection, and Test equipment design and development
  • Experience conducting RCFAs (root cause failure analyses) on products
  • Lean Principles, Continuous Improvement, or Six Sigma training

Language Skills (Highlight if Essential or Desired)

Travel Requirements

Able to travel internationally and domestically when required.
Able to accommodate meetings at unusual times of day or week.
Estimated travel <20%

 

Country Specific Requirements (to be completed if required)


 


 

 

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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