Job Description

Our client is a "World Class" Tier 1 Mazda/Toyota supplier located in the Huntsville, AL area. The environment: The company has been in full production for 2 years, brand new building and equipment. They can boast that their turnover is the lowest of all 20 key suppliers to MTM. Amazing culture, incredible benefits!!!

General Summary: To plan, develop, implement quality systems to ensure
plant parts meet or exceed customer expectations. Responsible for investigating,
analyzing, containing, and correcting quality problems related to final customer
products. This position may also perform audits and implement new strategies to
improve the condition of plant quality.

Responsibilities
Essential Job Functions:
1. Serve as liaison between plant and its customers/suppliers providing quality
related technical assistance in the investigation, containment, and resolution of
quality problems.
2. Coordinate each phase of the quality control/assurance activities of new and
existing projects to ensure product quality, schedules, and time frames meet
customer requirements.
3. Collect information and research data related to quality standard requirements to
comply with customer requirements.
4. Analyze and provide input regarding quality of raw materials, purchased parts,
and other items required to manufacture automotive interiors parts and
components or powertrain.
5. Review material lists of conformance to company standard practices in regard to
parts and materials used.
6. Analyze processes for improvements, failure modes, stability, and capability.
7. Coordinate process change requests and Engineering Change Instruction (ECI)
implementation related to quality assurance activities including preparing
supporting documentation, change point tracking, communications, sample part
reviews, and scheduling trial parts.
8. Ensure that any new inspection equipment for the product/process is approved
and maintained in the calibration system.
9. Work with the Manufacturing department to initiate effective containment,
investigation, and countermeasure activities to prevent further outflow in-house
and to customer.
10. Conduct quality audits including performing vehicle (end use applications)
evaluations, problem analysis, and providing design/redesign input.
11. Manage and maintain quality assurance documents including quality assurance
plan, tool progress report, evaluation plan, inspection standards, supplier and
customer quality standards, Supplier Quality Assurance Manual (SQAM), Quality
Assurance Standards (QAS), Process Flow, Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis
(PFMEA), Manufacturing Quality Chart/Control Plan (MQC/CP), Initial Sample
Inspection Report (ISIR), etc.

12. Support and assist with planning, development, and implementation of quality
systems and activities with suppliers to ensure supplier parts meet or exceed
plant and customer expectations.
13. Oversee and support service part quality issues and warranty claims as
necessary.
14. Assist in developing quality management system (e.g., TS 16949) based
procedures and instructions.
15. Initiate, prepare, and present plans for quality improvements and train required
team members.
16. Complete miscellaneous reporting, administrative, and other quality related
functions for the Quality Control department as required including QC Circle
participation, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, quality dojo
creation/training, and launch document preparation, etc.

Qualifications
Education:

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or related field required; or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional trade education and Quality certifications are preferred.


Experience:
Entry to four (4) years of Quality Control experience.


Quality Control program launch experience for new programs preferred.
Experience with manufacturing processes, tooling, quality control
methods, and statistical process control (SPC).
Experience with Toyota launch systems and requirements preferred.
Welding experience for arc, spot, and projection welding is a plus.
Injection Plastics and Urethane process experience are a plus.
Experience with measurements skill and knowledge or various measuring
equipment is a plus.

Details

Position Type
Automotive
 
Location
Huntsville AL