• Experis
  • $80,000.00 -115,390.00/year*
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 3531 Birchwood Ave SW

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POSITION TITLE: Advance Quality Engineer

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Global Engineering Manager


PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION: Translate customer expectations to the manufacturing facilities, represent the company in contact with the customer, oversee quality launch functions and maintain the Document Control System.


-Degree in a Technical Field or the equivalent of years in the position.
-Automotive customer (OEM) interaction/experience
-Ability to translate drawing requirements to acceptable gauge and fixture design. Includes understanding of datum schemes and GD&T
-Control Plan, Process Flow, FMEA, MSA, Customer specific requirements
-Quality System Experience (ie. IATF 16949)
-Quality System Auditing/auditor
-Sample Submission process and components:
AIAG PPAP for GM-FCA-Ford, SQAM for Toyota and IPPAAR for Honda


-Customer product launch requirements (ie. Safe launch, FTT, PPAP, capability studies, GRR, MSA)
-Customer Quality System requirements (ie. Web based portals and response system)
-Good written and verbal communication skills
-Fact Based Problem Solving: Understands and practices the process of fact based problem solving and the tools (4Ms, Y Tree, Is/Is Not, 3X5, fishbone, 5 Whys) associated with that process.
-Statistical Tools: is well versed in the use of SPC, regression analysis, significance testing, measurement system

-Customer Relations: Interprets and internally communicates customer expectations related to product quality and quality systems.
-Computer Literate: Ability to calculate and analyze data, generate reports, present information, etc. (minitab)


-Complete and communicate Quality launch activities for new programs per customer specific product requirements.
-Set up part file folders.
-Submission of customer required documents for part approvals.
-Work with site specific QM to develop Inspection Standards that meet customer requirements and get sign-off if applicable.
-Create or manage IMDS as requested by Customers
-Communicate customer specific changes.
-Participate in external Quality Management Systems audits and subsequent surveillance audits
-Support the plant location during launch (customer interaction and launch product runs).
-Travel as needed to the customer and manufacturing sites.
-Review engineering standards to ensure that they are captured correctly.
-Review drawing for accuracy
-Review fixture design to insure in process and final assembly functionality.
-Collaborate with site QM to create and maintain safe launch activities.
-Review and approve supplier PPAPs.
-Manage the change management system and activities.

The following are some of the tools and/or products that may be required to perform the above-mentioned duties:

-Laptop Computer
-AIAG Core Tools
-Microsoft Software

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

Associated topics: concrete, draft, function, land, microstation, remedial, remediation, road, roadway, superstructure

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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