CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

ET009

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Body Exteriors - Supplier Quality Engineer

BODY EXTERIORS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Manage the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activity to achieve PPAP approval of supplied components
Support DFMEA & PFMEA activity and identification of critical and significant characteristics and ensure that these are identified correctly in the design & production process
Responsible for the quality sign-off of supplier capability during the supplier nomination process
Define & update the measurement & inspection strategy
Engage and manage suppliers to consistently deliver products that meet defined requirements
Responsible for the creation, analysis and application of inspection procedures of supplied parts
Support the activity relating to Type Approval & Conformity of Production
Support new product launches to ensure that product quality meets the required standards
Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of quality issues and perform verification of corrective actions
Facilitate the escalation of unresolved quality issues
Conduct lessons learned sessions at the start of each project phase
Promote techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma
Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at project meetings and to clients
In conjunction with the Engineering and Procurement functions, assist in resolving issues and general queries regarding supplier quality issues

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Experience of composite manufacturing processes, quality standards and inspection methods
Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
Lean Manufacturing knowledge
Working knowledge of ISO9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016
Understanding of ISO14001
Metrology Inspection Methods and Equipment including measurement arm experience
Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings
Understanding of manufacturing processes
Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
Planning and prioritizing of activities
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Negotiation skills
Ability to present data effectively
Understanding of Health and Safety practices
Software:
- Catia V5/V6
- MS Office

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