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       Quality Engineer

  •    Dalton, GA

Job ID#: 1231

Category: Engineering

Position Type

Direct Hire/ Placements

Job Description

Job Description:
Immediate opening for an experienced Quality Engineer committed to customer satisfaction. Reporting directly to the Quality Manager, you are an integral part of the team responsible for implementation and ongoing support of our quality systems. As a Tier 1 automotive supplier, compliance to the ISO 9001/TS 16949 and IATF 16949 Quality Standards is number one priority. The successful candidate is a problem-solver who will work directly with our customers to resolve production quality issues.
 
JOB DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Develops and maintains quality standards and quality procedures to satisfy company/customer requirements.
  • Responsible for the corrective action system and the development of corrective actions using 8-D, 5 Why, and other problem-solving tools, as well as providing timely response to internal and external customers.
  • Serves as the main contact with customers regarding quality-related activities and issues.
  • Responsible for the preparation and accuracy of PPAP submissions to customers.
  • Participates in ISO / TS 16949 and IATF 16949 Internal and External audits.
  • Facilitates continual improvement activities.
  • Facilitates the development of control plans and ongoing updates as required.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of PFMEA's and process flow diagrams.
  • Supports Supplier Evaluation and Development activities as required.
  • Works in conjunction with project engineers on new project development, assisting in the following areas in accordance with ISO guidelines.
  • Develops new Inspection Instructions and methods of measurement for new jobs.
  • Performs statistical capability studies and develops statistical monitoring as required.
  • Evaluates process robustness.
  • Employs GD&T techniques.
  • Establishes gauging requirements.
  • Attends new project review meetings as needed.
  • Performs general Quality Planning according to procedures.
  • Assists with pre-production meetings, communicating quality related issues to production employees.
  • Provides recommendations for the disposition of nonconforming material.
  • Provides general support of the entire Quality System according to established standards and customer & regulatory requirements.
  • Reports and analyzes company quality metrics and supports efforts to improve quality performance throughout the organization.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of quality experience in a manufacturing environment is required, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Experience in the automotive industry strongly desired. 
  • Participation in the implementation or maintenance of an ISO 9001:2000 or Quality System strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of ISO/TS 16949 quality standards helpful.
  • Plastic Injection Molding knowledge & experience is required. 
  • Previous job experience working directly with customers on quality-related issues.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving and follow-up skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player in a diverse work group.
  • Proficient with computer systems including MS Office.

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