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Quality Engineer in Chattanooga, TN at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY




An ambitious Quality Engineer that can work with suppliers, manufacturing plants, and/or customers, will be responsible for facilitating quality improvement and resolving issues that lead to the achievement of successful PPAP.




DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES




1. Participate in Advanced Quality Planning activities.



2. Providing technical and administrative support as needed.



3. Assist in the development of dimensional control strategies.



4. Assist in the design and procurement of gages and instruments.



5. Identify root cause of problems and delays and expedite corrective action.



6. Assisting in successful delivery of PPAP and launch for all programs, engineering changes, etc.



7. Define and implement strategies to support lean manufacturing principles and continuous



improvement (Lessons Learned).
8. Perform all other directed responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE



1. Bachelor degree or equivalent experience, technical degree preferred



2. Minimum 3 years quality engineering experience, preferably in an automotive manufacturing environment. (VM or BMW experience would be a plus!)



3. Bi-lingual (Spanish or German) is a plus.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES



1. Knowledge of quality tools/techniques (APQP, PPAP, TS-16949, 5-Phase, 8D etc.)



2. High proficiency in understanding math data, interpretation and part measurement



3. Working knowledge of GD & T, gage design and check fixture follow-up activities.



4. Working knowledge of SPC.



5. Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly plant processes.



6. Knowledge of Statistical Problem Solving Techniques.



7. Interact successfully with Customer engineering and SQE representatives



PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB



1. This job could require some travel.
2. May be required to work extended hours on occasion.