Come join us! The Automotive Components Division of is a full service supplier of interior and exterior injection molded plastic components and assemblies, providing innovative solutions for automotive plastics applications to original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers.
We offer a great work environment offering industry-competitive pay and benefits.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for Quality Engineer located in our Windsor ON location. This position performs a wide variety of quality engineering tasks requiring thorough knowledge of automotive manufacturing and quality processes.
The Quality Engineer supports activities that ensure conformance to the quality system and lead in its continual improvement.
The ideal candidate for this position is team-focused with excellent communication skills and would be responsible for the following :
Establish, maintain, coordinate and develop continuous improvements objectives related to implementing and maintaining IATF16949, Management Review, and any other additional customer quality requirements
Ensure Quality System integrity by direct involvement with all APQP and PPAP activities. This includes all responsibility to maintain and up-
date all customer APQP documents such as ASAM, VSAM and any other customer directed process.
Attend regular APQP meetings internally with team members to up-date status Maintain visual communication board on PPAP status and new launch information.(P-Gate and M-Gate)
Responsible to maintain, monitor, and report monthly on Safe-Launch and GP12 activities for the plant results for the plant.
Customer Quality contact for all APQP quality deliverables for all program launches.
Lead person in our Internal Auditing process (working in conjunction with corporate personnel), including all necessary documentation and follow-up activities.
Provide both leadership, guidance, and support to manufacturing to ensure containment activities and in place and support problem resolution process for any customer or internal non-conforming issues.
Act as plant liaison for suppliers and customers. Make visits as necessary.
Act as back up to the Quality Manager on Customer systems and External Containment.
Will be expected to work closely with the Engineering Group to assure all Quality procedures / requirements are met and maintained.
Continuous follow-up for any required customer information with all engineering personnel.
Will be expected to work closely with and provide new program launch readiness training to all required personnel in both quality and manufacturing.
Attend customer warranty return part reviews to determine fault and potential cost allocation
Coordination of returned part analysis with plants / program management and completion of root cause & problem solving documentation as required
Regular downloading, analysis and reporting of customer warranty data
Coordination of plant specific action plans for warranty cost reduction
Maintenance of ACD quality reports (Ford Scorecard, GM Bidlist, Overall performance summaries)
Maintenance of Document Control for ACD
Aid in population, training and launch and continuous improvement initiatives for IQS database.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four (4) years (or higher) technical or business degree or equivalent work experience
Understanding of PPAP process
Knowlege / experience with statistical analysis
Certified Internal Auditor an asset
Understanding of injection molding and assembly processes