Ford Q1 Quality Engineer
- - Shelby Township
- Full Time
SUMMARY: The Ford Q1 Quality Engineer is primarily responsible for the ensuring adherence to quality standards and procedures as outlined in the QA Manual. The Ford Q1 Quality Engineer has the authority to put on hold any product or process not conforming to JVIS quality standards or customer's requirements. Reports directly to the Quality Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
- Establish, monitor and follow-up on required product testing as required by customer, internal and benchmarking requirements to assure product design, intent, function and integrity.
- Operational knowledge of most production activity is necessary to determine appropriate preventative quality assurance practices and to assess performance against requirements.
- Assist with creating, updating and maintaining Quality Documentation, Customer Contact Reports, Customer Sort reports, Information Relating to Concerns, Procedures, etc.
- Participate in cross functional teams in the pursuit of problem solving and mistake proofing quality problems.
- Interface with the customer representative concerning non-conforming material/disposition along with appropriate internal/external supplier problem analysis and corrective action activities (8D, etc.)
- Assist with preparation and participation for customer surveys resulting in desired approvals.
- Develop visual standard system criteria for use in manufacturing operations.
- Assist Quality Manager in planning facilities improvements and capital equipment requirements.
- Responsible for following all internal and OSHA required safety procedures.
- Adherence to all company policies and procedures.
- Communicate production and quality issues/concerns with employees and supervision whenever necessary
- Maintain compliance of IATF 16949 / ISO 9001 / ISO 14001.
- Input / maintain all customer portals on all quality related activities (scorecards, PPAP submissions / dates, etc).
- Logs all internal / external concerns on CATS matrix log.
- Attends all PDT's meetings as established.
- Implements all documentation required for PSW customer approvals (i.e PPAP Package).
Travel may be required.
Follows all safety, housekeeping (5S) and company policies and procedures.
Coordinates and maintains all job responsibilities in a continuous and flexible manner and performs other related duties and job assignments as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Experience in an automotive manufacturing (specifically blow molding). Minimum of two years' experience in a Quality Assurance Supervisory role. Knowledge of Quality Systems and standards. Expert in the process of attaining Ford Q1 approval. Expert in Ford Q1 certification requirements. Expert in Ford Quality Portal. Experience in IATF 16949, SIM, PPAP, APQP, SPC, MSA, FEMA, QOS and 8D Problem solving. Current training in metrology practices (i.e. caliper, micrometers, etc). Color Acuity, Knowledge of Macbeth Optiview software color system. Proficient with Microsoft office (i.e. Excel, Word and Power point). Direct working knowledge of General blueprint reading and capable of performing Gage R&R.. Familiar with IATF 16949 requirements (Certified Internal Auditor is a plus). People orientated (proactive, team player). Excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Black belt or green belt preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, and walk. Occasionally bend, squat, reach, twist/turn and lift up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.