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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 3:49 AM

Supplier Quality Development Engineer - Novi, MI
The Supplier Quality Engineer will function as the technical liaison between Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations and Suppliers. This position will be responsible for resolving technical & quality issues, implementing/monitoring advanced quality planning processes, and providing technical support for manufacturing process validation to assure accomplishment of the product with the engineering specifications and quality requirements.

Performance Objectives for this role include:

Participate in the sourcing process, selection and evaluation of new potential suppliers as a support function to purchasing to have an approved supplier base

Involved with new business allocation, supplier feasibility analysis. Pre-fill out the feasibility analysis format describing the special characteristics and future quality requirements, including the early production containment (PCPP = GP-12)

Implement and monitor advanced quality planning process with selected suppliers for new business, be responsible for supplier APQP progress and process until final PPAP approval by engineering within time frame and according to requirement by engineering in coordination with purchasing

Assure supplier understanding of product and submission requirements

Review supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems

Assure the accomplishment of the product with the drawing tolerances, engineering specifications & quality requirements with selected suppliers

Define the metrics, goals and periodical monitoring of supplier performance; improve quality performance of suppliers by conducting workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or other technical support as required

Review manufacturing fixtures concept to assure alignment to the DG&T part design

Cost recovery activities by DMR with suppliers.

Application of Controlled Shipping (CS-I and CS-II) procedures as required

Coordinate quality product audits in incoming inspection to assure accomplishment to the requirements and issue a DMR to the supplier if it applies

Determine cause of supplier quality problems and coordinate/implement effective and timely resolutions through G8D's problem solving

To ensure the success of this individual, practical knowledge, skills and abilities should include:
  • Hands on experience in manufacturing (with thorough knowledge of manufacturing and assembly plant processes, procedures, facilities and equipment)
  • Knowledge of automotive industry standards and launch procedures (as example; AIAG Core tools [APQP, PPAP, MSA, PFMEA, SPC], TS16949 (Now IATF 16949), etc.)
  • Highly proficient in print reading and interpretation, part measurement/GD&T
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of probability, statistical quality control and techniques (for example DOE, SPC, 7 Quality tools, etc.)
  • Demonstrated expertise in investigating complex quality problems and applying sound technical problem solving skills (as example; G8D's, root cause analysis [DD&W, 5Why's, Fishbone, etc.], etc.)
  • Overall flexibility due to frequent plan changes driven by unforeseen current quality issue
  • Experience in with casting (as example; gravity, permanent mold, die cast, investment casting, etc.), forging, machining (turning, milling, spline rolling, drilling, shaping, shaving, boring, honing, grinding, etc.) electric & electronic products, PM process, heat treatment process (as example; carburizing, nitrating, normalizing, isothermal annealing, quench and temper, etc.)
  • Experience with other transmission components and manufacturing processes
  • 40% travel required

Individual contributor level candidates holding a Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Mechatronic is desirable) with related experience in a Supplier Quality role within a Manufacturing organization should express interest in learning more. Competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work with state of the art technology & equipment are just a few of the exciting reasons to explore this opportunity!

Why Kelly ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

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