ABOUT THE POSITION

Responsible for the development of quality documentation, facilitation of continuous improvements, working with suppliers and customers to resolve quality or system issues.

Skills and Experiences

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Development of required documentation to support the product development process and in accordance with customer requirements (e.g. APQP, PPAP and FMEA)
  • Maintenance of required documentation meeting Shape Corp. specifications for document control and retrievability
  • Interface with customer personnel and facilitate the resolution of quality issues and concerns
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of institutionalized quality systems (e.g. TS & ISO)
  • Lead problem solving efforts relating to launch quality issues

Launch Quality:

  • Responsible for the quality of product during the launch phase
  • Initiate control plans and training for plans, work and gage Instructions
  • Control of all APQP documents via PPA
  • Understand and provide interpretation of customer designs
  • Recommend and negotiate GD&T with the customer
  • Responsible for gage quoting and customer approval
  • Responsible for supplier gage design approval, PPAP review and approval, and program issues review
  • Responsible for PFMEA

Manufacturing Quality:

  • Maintain control plans, work and gage instructions
  • Train operators for current procedures relating to control plans, work and gage instructions
  • Understand and provide interpretation of GD&T data
  • Lead problem solving efforts relating to production quality issues
  • Initiate GP-12 or 3rd party specific containment relating to quality issues
  • Gage R&R studies for after production engineering changes

Supplier Quality:

  • Maintain customer and supplier communications relating to quality
  • Develop relationships with the customer to understand future customer quality direction
  • Travel may be required
  • Identify and train a back-up(s) to manage key tasks when absent
  • Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader

Position Skills and Experience Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. 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 essential job functions. 

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering or related field.
  • 3+ years of automotive quality engineering preferred
  • Proficient in GD&T
  • Customer specific program development experience (e.g.: AIAG, PPAP, Process Flow & Control Plans)
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO9001 & TS16949)
  • Experience with product warrant documentation
  • Project management skills using Microsoft applications
  • Professional appearance and communication is essential in all representation of Shape Corp.
  • Must be creative with problem solving
  • Proficient in tolerancing & tolerance stack-up requirements

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