Quality Engineer Kitchener 2145061

Kitchener, ON

Put yourself in the driver’s seat, imagine where a career here could take you.

We have over 2,200 innovative team members dedicated to ensuring our position as a global top-tier automotive interior supplier.

We believe our team members make us great and we offer on-going opportunities for advancement. Our talented team is continually expanding and we are always on the lookout for driven individuals to become a valued part of our success.

The successful candidate will report to the Quality Manager and will perform the following duties:

  • Ensure customer satisfaction for quality related items. 
  • Participate in the APQP process to ensure:
  • Feasibility of the design and process to produce the product as specified.
  • Address any quality issues, including GD&T, gauge design, testing requirements and timing, capability study requirements and timing, applied statistical methods, and Advanced Quality Plans (such as prototype, pre-launch, and production control plans, etc.).
  • Recommend designation of KPC’s, KCC’s
  • Support and participate in APQP activities and trials (such as packaging trials, paint/process trials, etc.) as required.
  • Responsible for determining customer requirements on assigned programs and obtaining acceptance and limit samples.  Responsible for communicating customer requirements and standards within the organization.
  • Review customer, internal, and supplier rejections.  Follow up on corrective and preventive actions and recommend course of action.
  • Represent the “Voice of the Customer” in part quality issues.  Recommend acceptance or rejection.
  • Responsible for preparing PPAP submissions on assigned programs.
  • Review ECN’s / PCN’s for quality issues. 
  • Coordinate and participate in dimensional evaluation of parts using appropriate gauges and fixtures including SPC studies.
  • Coordinate and participate in Gauge Accuracy, Repeatability and Reproducibility Studies.
  • Perform process capability and process performance (KCC) studies and data collection.  Report results on the appropriate statistical charts.
  • Train operators and cell leaders to perform in-process inspections.  Participate in operator and cell leader training.
  • Monitor process, product, and quality system performance in accordance with the applicable product standard and procedures.
  • Participate as required in cross functional team activities.
  • Responsible for preparing to completion of all PSO functions on assigned programs.
  • Responsible for the analyzing, documenting and responding to customer warranty issues.
  • Carryout other tasks as assigned by the Quality Manager or Assistant Quality Manager

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 year’s minimum Tier 1 Automotive Customer (Toyota, Ford, FCA, GM) related experience supporting both production and launch activities considered an asset
  • Post-secondary education in a related technical field or equivalent
  • Superior interpersonal skills, effective communication skills (written and oral) and strong organizational skills
  • Intermediate computer skills including Excel, MSWord, Outlook, basic CAD
  • You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent working knowledge of APQP, GD&T, Gauge Design and Review, Sample Submissions, SPC, PPAP, and Parts Qualification/ approval procedures 
  • Ability to use and interpret Minitab data
  • Thorough understanding of CMM measurement process and data interpretation
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

we are committed to providing a barrier free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.

 

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