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Quality Engineer- Performance Build Center

  • Location
    • Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Quality Engineer – Performance Build Center

Job Description Responsible for supporting the Powertrain Program Quality Plan which includes all metrics of Voice of Customer (VOC), Initial, Long Term and Design Quality. Also responsible for monitoring progress to meet quality goals through common global process assessments, facilitating rapid containment of issues, installation of countermeasures and Leadership concerns, if required, to ensure Quality targets are on track. A considerable amount of creativity and initiative is necessary, as well as a high level of independent discernment.

Key Job Elements

• Provide Quality Support and Technical Direction for Bowling Green Performance Build Center (PBC)

• Support Change Management Process for Performance build center

• Implement and support all Powertrain Global Read Across Initiatives

• Communicate Emerging Issues Summary for Responsible Components Daily to Plant and Quality counterparts • Ensure Quality Assessments are performed and all issues are contained/resolved

• Prepare Program updates for Product Development Quality Leadership

• Coordinate Supplier Quality Yard Sweeps

• Coordinate Repair, Rework and Containment Activities for Identified Spills

• Support Program Quality and Readiness Reviews (PQRR's) to verify that critical work meets the customer's requirements, and are completed on time with integrity; assure there is a high level of awareness of the risk potential of non-green work and provide guidance on whether to proceed or not proceed decisions.

• Initiate Diamond 4 through 7 Problem Solving for All VOC Metrics

• Facilitates Supplier Visits to Manufacturing Facility

• Support Program Integrating Teams and Issue Resolution Teams During Launch

• Participate in CPIT meetings and drive JD Power and Warranty Improvement Initiatives

• Drive Warranty Reduction Initiatives through effective problem solving Additional Job Description

Additional Description

Basic Qualifications:

• Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

• Demonstrated ability to attain results, while balancing technical solutions with business imperatives.

• Solid analytical/problem solving skills with capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex problems.

• Generate technical solutions utilizing 7 Diamonds, Red X, DFMEA Tools and others as applicable.

• Must excel at problem solving – root cause, containment, robust long term solutions.

• Exercises independent judgment in managing complex and ambiguous tasks with minimal input from supervisor.

• Understanding of lean concepts.

• Thorough understanding and capacity to effectively operate in all areas of the plant production process.

• Effective communicator with solid oral and written presentation skills.

• Vast knowledge of ICE components and Processes

Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in Engineering.

• Familiar with 7-diamond process.

• Red X Journeyman Certification.

• Good understanding of SPC.

• Engineering Work Order (EWO)/Parts Release familiarity.

• Familiar with pulling prints, reading drawings, Vismoc, GDIS, GSIP, GQTS, PRTS, PADs, Gage Strategies.

• Supplier audit experience.

• Knowledge of PPAP requirements.

• Production Group Leader Experience.

• Certified Quality Engineer.

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