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Quality Engineer MI Open (J#26829)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 1 - 3 years

The Quality Engineer is a technical position with primary responsibility for development, launch, and support of manufacturing and quality operations for assigned products. Responsibilities include participation in all program related elements from design through end of program life.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the following major tasks:

- Participate in Product Development Process in conjunction with chief engineer, program manager, manufacturing technical leader, project engineer, other manufacturing & quality engineers, and other SPI personnel.

- Participate in part design output/reviews to assure the manufacturability of the design and to provide input relative to part quality performance, testing and durability requirements.
Works with the program team to develop and maintain manufacturing plans, standardized work, cell layouts, and PFMEAs, beginning at Design output.

- Interfaces with the customer to obtain approvals for SC/CC agreements and related items.
Works with the program team to, procure and qualify secondary equipment, beginning at Design output.

- Works with the program team to qualify gauges, and test fixtures.

- Works with the program team to develop various processes and initial qualifications for process equipment, including molding, painting, and assembly.

- Works with the program team in conjunction with the Manufacturing Engineer to produce flow diagrams, control plans, inspection instructions / methods and strategies.

- Establishes key characteristics for process control and develops tracking methods.
Interfaces with SPI lab and Project Engineer by supporting dimensional layouts and product validation testing.

- Responsible to monitor and report PV testing per DVP&R.

- Reviews and approves supplier PPAP submissions.

- Responsible for achieving customer Appearance Approval Reports (AAR).

- Works with the program team to complete and deliver the PPAP packages to the customer.

- Acts as a customer contact for visits, sorts, quality issues etc.

- Investigates product defects.

- Participates in product builds and run at rates.

- Supports cost reduction, quality improvements and system improvement efforts.


4 year degree in engineering and three years of experience in injection molding, finishing, painting and decorating, and related manufacturing techniques; or some instruction in an engineering related curriculum and 5 years of experience.
Plastics experience preferred.
Working knowledge of the quality tools and techniques utilized in the automotive industry.
ASQ CQE certification a plus.
Ability to act in a leadership role to facilitate the transitions from design, to manufacturing, to service of the products assigned.
Possess the ability to gather and analyze information and make decisions from a limited number of choices.
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