Published
5th July 2018
Job Type
Category
Salary
Negotiable
Region
Baden-Württemberg

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Description

EMS international are currently recruiting an Advanced Quality Engineer in Stuttgart, Germany. Our client is a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery management systems for the automotive market. This position is a hands on, customer focused role with the responsibility to ensure all new product launches meet APQP quality-related deliverables. Working alongside Engineering, Manufacturing, Supplier Quality and Customers, responsibilities include tracking and evaluating status of new product launch deliverables, participating in DFMEA and PFMEA development, product sample builds, coordinating problem resolution, and communicating results to customers.

Required Qualifications

  • BSE or commensurate quality experience.
  • 5-10 years of automotive Tier 1 quality experience.
  • Experience in data collection, quality reporting, and corrective action.
  • In-depth knowledge of automotive industry quality expectations, policies and requirements.
  • Have or willingness to work toward certification as an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.
  • Experience with IQFMEA software and Agile Database applications a plus!
  • Preferred to have significant operations experience in an automotive manufacturing environment; applying quality methods and lean manufacturing techniques to yield improvements in quality, delivery and cost.
  • Desired experience in dealing with automotive electronics assembly processes and failure modes.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

APQP Product Development Activities

  • Elicit, review and analyse customer requirements for feasibility
  • Prototype build support and issue resolution
  • Facilitate corrective action, read-across and lessons learned for DV/PV failures
  • Prototype inspection plans (IQC), control plans, and audit sheets
  • Participate in PFMEA development and deployment
  • Coordinate process capability studies on key characteristics and summarize results
  • Communicate status and plans to customers, input to customer portals

Product Launch Activities

  • Develop production control plan
  • Lead risk analysis for changes
  • Coordinate MSA studies
  • Coordinate customer production signoff (PSO)
  • Develop, monitor, and manage safe launch audits
  • PPAP development and submission
  • Communicate/handoff of key information to teams at international manufacturing sites

Problem Resolution

  • Production problem resolution during safe launch period
  • Determine and initiate containment activities
  • Facilitate problem solving teams
  • Communicate status and plans to customers, input to customer portals
  • Facilitate read-across and lessons learned from corrective action
  • Verify process/product documentation is updated based on corrective actions taken

Required Skills

You must be able to:

  • Interface well with internal and external customers
  • Compile information from customer web portals, internal databases, usage of Microsoft Office applications and Minitab for data analysis.
  • Solve problems using standard quality tools (5-Why, SPC, capability analyses, DOE) and ability to train others
  • Document management skills, including experience compiling automotive PPAP documents
  • Development and reporting of metrics

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