LMC Industries
  • 13-Jun-2018 to 30-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Production
  • Arnold, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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POSITION: Quality Engineer

REPORTS TO: Director of Quality Assurance

POSITION PURPOSE/MISSION:

Responsible for fulfilling the role of quality engineering for internal production and planning and representing the company with our customer base; this is a hands-on position.  Ensure the quality of the parts produced meet all customer expectations; quickly and effectively take action when non-conformances are found.  Maintain the most recent interpretations of the quality system requirements and therefore ensure that documented practices meet the true interpretation of the quality management system standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engineering

  1. Collaborate with our customers' quality and engineering personnel to determine critical part features and review manufacturability of design during the APQP process.  Make recommendations to modify customer part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production.
  2. Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques
    • Resolve quality issues of capability, tolerancing, and materials related issues.
    • Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.
    • Effectively communicate and reinforce our commitment to quality improvement efforts
  1. Develop and submit PPAP documents for new product launches and Annual Validations to meet customer requirements.
  2. Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes.  Review and analyze results.  Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
  3. Participate in the Advanced Product Quality Planning activities to determine appropriate use of existing and new measurement systems during new tool or process design and startup. 
  4. Coordinate pre-launch production trial run process monitoring.
  5. Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  6. Develop and maintain Control Plans and FMEA's throughout the life of the part.
  7. Facilitate and promote use of appropriate problem solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective action.
  • Perform duties in accordance with quality system requirements as the voice of our customers.
  • Coordinate with Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, Production, and Toolroom to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Lead PPM improvement plan for strategic customers.
  1. Apply appropriate use of statistical techniques.
  1. Determine and apply appropriate Measurement System Analysis tools.

POSITION CHALLENGES:

  • Maintaining the integrity of the certified quality system requirements with lean, cost effective strategies that meet the organization's needs.
  • Advocating as the "voice of the customer" demanding the highest quality expectations from the organization.
  • Executing the duties of the position such that the focus is largely proactive versus reactive.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

  • Internal Audit Team

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Internal Regularly interact with Materials, Quality, Engineering, Sales, and all Manufacturing functions.
  • External Regularly interact with all levels of customers and prospects.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Technical Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, prefer Manufacturing, Mechanical or Plastics.
  • 3-5 years' experience as a quality engineer with 3+ in automotive.
  • Exceptional mechanical aptitude (i.e. intuitive understanding of mechanical processes)
  • Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous work experience in a Tier II supplier.
  • Customer quality assurance experience.
  • Previous audit experience.
  • Ability to work overtime and travel up to 25%.Experience with overseas customer base

Preferred Technical/Professional Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge of injection molding and stamping processes.
  • Formal training and previous experience as an Internal Auditor.
  • Project management experience.
  • Certified Quality Engineer.
  • Background in GD&T.
  • Languages English/SpanisH

 

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