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Quality Engineer in Barnesville, GA at Continental

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

Overview:
The Quality Engineer is responsible for the Quality Management System within the plant, compliance to ISO 9001:2015 and VDA 6.3 standards, handling customer complaints, supplier quality, and the manufacturing processes to improve and correct quality issues..

Core Responsibilities:
Perform as responsible for the Quality Management System (QMS): quality manual, procedures, work instructions, updates and continuous improvement activities (i.e. waste reduction, cost reduction, improved efficiencies, etc.).
Review procedures and assists in the enforcement and monitoring of compliance towards quality and operational procedures and protocols to meet ISO 9001:2015 and VDA 6.3 standards.
Prepares and presents performance analysis, quality performance reports, and/or other information relative to the operational performance of quality.
Responsible as representative during external quality audits for ISO 9001:2015 and VDA 6.3 standards. Responsible for action plans and follow up in regards to non­conformities found during audits.
Has the responsibility and authority to ensure the Quality Management System meets ISO/VDA and customer specific requirements through the control and verification of process and product on the production floor. Ensures the processes necessary for the establishment and maintenance of quality. Provides customer service regarding product quality and specific requirements and responds to any quality claims.
Respond to non­conformance reports, tracking, monitoring and closure using problem solving methodology (8D, 5why, etc.). Drive root cause analysis and enforce implementation of proper corrective actions to meet quality complaints from customers.
Improve product and manufacturing process capability to reduce variability in the manufacturing environment.
Assure high First Pass Yield values and low waste.
Assistance in improving the process and product quality.
Conduct internal process audits to ensure that all core quality systems are implemented and quality tools are being utilized.
Improve product and manufacturing process capability to reduce variability in the manufacturing environment.
Troubleshooting the manufacturing processes to improve and correct quality issues.
• Work with product engineers, department managers and floor staff to improve process capabilities.
• Utilize SPC and other statistical tools in the manufacturing area.
• Maintain control plans, inspection instructions, FMEA’s and process flow diagrams.
¬Responsible as SQA (Supplier Quality Assurance) for handling of complaints to suppliers: processing in SAP, including documentation and tracking of actions (8D), communication with suppliers.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering or related field
Internship experience in a technical role
Exposure to quality control concepts and theories
Proficient Computer Skills: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

Must be able to work in the US without work visa sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a Quality or Manufacturing role
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
Lead Auditor Certification
Experience implementing a QMS
Experience with problem¬ solving techniques (Ishikawa diagram, 5 Why), DOEs, FMEA
Experienced in QS¬9000, ISO/TS 16949, VDA standards.
Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.