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  • Job reference: RMS0217726

Quality Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Brewton, Alabama
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/12/19)
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The Role:
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Provide engineering services to develop and enhance quality control systems and procedures to create high quality castings to fulfill customer expectations.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
* Develop and recommend product quality objectives and goals.
* Work with marketing, manufacturing, and customers to establish specific quality requirements on the basis of customer needs and expectations.
* Recommend and initiate improvements that will increase product uniformity and stability, improve quality, and promote customer satisfaction.
* Recommend improvements to simplify manufacturing process controls and appraisal systems, thereby reducing costs without compromising quality or customer satisfaction.
* Determine whether manufacturing processes and equipment have sufficient capability to meet quality requirements through appropriate statistical techniques.
* Evaluate vendor facilities, systems, and product, and determine ability to meet AAM systems and quality standards.
* Plan and implement the quality information feedback system.
* Develop and maintain quality certification and control plans for product as specified by customers.
* Participate in customer surveys, assessments, tours, and presentations of quality related subjects.
* Write and publish quality procedures and systems manuals in conjunction with manufacturing and other support departments.
* Determine the effectiveness and adequacy of quality system and revise as necessary to meet quality standards.
* Establish key production process characteristics and provide assistance in developing procedures to control these factors through techniques such as Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Design of Experiments (DOE), etc.
* Plan and assist in the coordination of training and orientation courses in quality related topics.
* Act as an instructor and facilitator for employee involvement groups specific to process and quality improvements. Recommend qualifications and special training for Quality Assurance personnel.
* Analyze customer concerns and returned material to identify root causes.
* Recommend appropriate short and long-term corrective action.
* Lead internal and external audits.
* Communicate action plan and results to customers and appropriate personnel.

Education:
Bachelor Degree in related discipline
Experience:
Three to five years experience

Skills and Abilities:
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Good computer skills
* TS16949 or ISO9001 experience preferred

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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