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Supplier Quality Engineer - Appearance

  • Emplacement
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Horaire Full time
  • Posté

Description

Hybrid:

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Warren Technical Center three times per week , at minimum or other frequency dictated by the business.

The Role:

Responsible for specifying Seat Appearance requirements, execution and evaluation of designs, analysis, development, testing and control of major engineering projects where creativity and initiative is necessary as well as a high level of independent judgment. Exercises technical direction over other engineers or engineering support personnel.

What You'll Do:

  • Craftsmanship

    • Attend SDIT Meetings (Seat Design Integration Team) to ensure designs are manufacturable at the earliest stages of design.

    • Activity SQE Voice as in Seat Best Practice Team. Creating robust design practices for a quality product.

    • Review of GM DFMEA to Tier 1 DFMEA and Tier 2 Trim Plant PFMEA/Control Plans. Assist in Gap Analysis.

    • Trouble shoot craftsmanship issues that arise primarily in the seat group, but also in the interiors group. Work with GM Design/Engineering and Suppliers to resolve those issues.

    • Conduct audits of Trim Plants: Walk the line and review processes and controls.

    • Conduct line walks at the JIT (seat assembly plants) to observe and critique builds.

    • Attend Seat Appearance Reviews at all stages of the development process

    • Maintain Seat Appearance SharePoint site

    • Participate in Warranty Work Cell- help determine the root cause of warranty issues

  • Materials

    • Member of Materials PDT (Product Development Team)

    • Work with Materials Engineering, Trim Engineering, and Design Quality to revise Materials SORs (Statement of Requirements)

    • Quality representative on Materials Tech Review Team

    • Participate in AARs (Appearance Approval Review) for color harmony.

    • Conduct audits of Materials Plants: Walk the line and review processes and controls  

    • Quality representative on material business transfer moves

    • Create and execute Commodities Audits such as the Materials Lamination Audit

    • Coordinating Global Audits with SQE’s in other regions

    • Involved in the Sustainable Materials Team

  • Fabrication

    • Pattern Design, cut, sew, and build seats and panels for concept vehicles, color and trim bucks, and clinic bucks.

    • Installation of carpet and headliners.

    • Hand and numerical control cutting and skiving of foam and other materials.

    • The fabrication of sample boards for the Color and Trim Studio.

    • Extensive work with show coordination in the detailing of show properties

    • Back Up Leader for Trim Shop

    • Interact with other fabrication shops, studios, Show Coordination and Project Lead personnell

    • Problem solving dealing with Trim Shop employees, internal customers, and

    • Technology Lead

    • A firm grasp on the software used including Rhino, Visual Mill, Techno, WinCNC, and the Eastman Software Suite

    • Data management skills.

    • Ability to multitask by running up to 3 machines at one time.

    • Keep the Project Leads and Studio Personnel up to date on the progress of jobs.

    • Teacher/Trainer - Train co-workers in the trim shop on the technology-based equipment. This includes training in the use of the software and programming as well as in the safe operation of the machines

[Additional Description]

Your Skills & Abilities (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree is required. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Manufacturing, Welding, Plastics, Materials, Chemical preferred) or an equivalent Technical Degree such as Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics is acceptable

  • Minimum 5 years experience in quality, engineering and/or manufacturing.

  • Proficient in print reading and interpretation, part measurement, gage design and function.

  • Proficient knowledge of geometric design and tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Proficient knowledge of manufacturing and assembly plant processes, procedures, tooling, equipment, and facilities.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of probability, statistical quality control and design of experiments.

  • Proficient ability to investigate quality problems and to apply sound technical judgment to develop potential solutions.

  • Proficient ability to manage multiple projects and lead diverse cross functional teams simultaneously.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 50% (domestic and international).

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Master’s degree in Business or Engineering is a plus

  • Technical and Quality Certifications are a plus

  • Three or more years’ OEM or Tier 1 experience in automotive quality, manufacturing or engineering functions, including demonstrated experience and capability in any of the following areas:

    • Statistical Problem Solving (Red X, DFSS, DMAIC).

    • Product Engineering

    • Lean Manufacturing and or Manufacturing Quality.

    • Manufacturing, Process and or Tool Engineering.

    • Quality Systems Planning (APQP), including PPAP.

Renseignements sur la diversité

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Déclaration concernant l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi (É.-U.)

General Motors est fière d'être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi.  Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en compte, sans égard à la race, à la couleur, à la religion, au sexe, à l'orientation sexuelle, à l'identité de genre, à l'origine ethnique, aux situations de handicap ou au statut protégé d'ancien combattant. 

Aménagements (É.-U. et Canada)

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