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Lead Quality Engineer - 3rd shift

Company: Yanfeng Automotive
Location: Highland Park
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This role is responsible for analyzing manufacturing processes for improvements using various methods of testing and inspection, driving quality improvements through problem solving, and ensure products are manufactured in compliance with customer specifications, safety standards and design specifications. The Lead Quality Engineer may or may not have direct reports (either exempt or non-exempt employees) and may meet the scope of Lab Supervisor (if approved by management)ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead cross-functional team members supporting the customer feedback/complaint handling process & corrective action process.
  • Monitor product quality improvement to ensure execution of actions including any resulting customer communications/interactions.
  • Interface directly with customers and internal groups.
  • Develop realistic solutions to meet customer needs and solve problems.
  • Strong root cause/corrective action skills.
  • Can influence and negotiate with people to resolve issues.
  • Experience with problem solving tools (e.g., 8D, 5-whys, cause and effect, etc.).
  • Demonstrates ability to lead in a fast-paced technical environment, absorb technical information, review technical information and make technical decisions.
  • Execute risk and impact assessments.
  • Leads risk assessments (Design and Manufacturing) and risk mitigation plans during the product development cycle.
  • Drive product and process changes to improve product quality.
  • Communicate recommendations and decisions across the organization.
  • Acts as a 'bridge' to transfer product design to production. Actively engages in implementing lessons learned, best practices during development phases, perform manufacturing readiness reviews and follow through on any open risk items to closure.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Bachelor's Level Degree
    • Area of Study: Preferably in Quality, Industrial of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience in Quality or Engineering related function.
      • Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.
      • 5-9 Years of Experience working in the field of Quality, Engineering, CI, or similar.
      • 3-5 Years of Experience within the automotive industry.

Keywords: Yanfeng Automotive, Detroit , Lead Quality Engineer - 3rd shift, Engineering , Highland Park, Michigan

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