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Advanced Quality Engineer - 19-31955
Ref No.: 18-31955
Location: West Point, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:Engineering
Hiring a Contract Advanace Quality Engineer
Duration:  4+ Month Assignment
Client Location:  West Point. GA
Work Schedule:  40+ Hours Weekly
Pay Rate:  Based on expereince
Benefits: ACA Compliant Medical Insurance
Preferred Qualifications
  • Lead a cross-functional team within the SDT to ensure that the applicable lesson learned issues are closed before first customer part requirement per program timing.
  • Responsible for the elements of Supplier Advanced Quality Planning including the following: SAQP kick-off meeting, Process Sign-Off, Risk Analysis, line certification, Safe launch plans, and review and approval of Supplier PPAP.
  • Develop the Prototype, Pre Production and Production Control Plans for the program and or approve the control plans of the supplier.
  • Develop the Measurement System Analysis Plan for the program. Responsible to ensure variable and attribute Gage studies are conducted on all gauging and improve Gage R&R where data indicates need. (R&R, Bias, Linearity, Stability)
  • Responsible for implementation of the Manufacturing Quality Systems for the prototype, pre-production, and production builds as defined in BOS / PLUS and/or specified on the Production Control Plan. Scheduling and coordinating PSMC and SSO events.
  • Responsible for completion of the inspection reports for components that are used for pre production product builds.
  • Perform capability studies and document the results for program special characteristics, and ensure that Customer and internal requirements are met (or a written Customer deviation is obtained).
  • Responsible for the color/appearance approval process (AAR) from pre-grain to PPAP, including proper Customer submission paperwork, by either performing the required activities directly or coordinating the completion of these activities.
  • Responsible to coordinate the preparation and on-time delivery of PPAP packages for submission and approval by the Customer.
  • Responsible to coordinate the preparation and on time delivery of supplier quality deliverables including: Control Plans, Capability Plans, Capability Studies, Part layouts, Gage design, Gage R&R, PFMEA, DFMEA (if applicable).
  • Utilize all applicable Customer-specific systems (e.g. Ford WERS, SIMS, GM SQMS, and Fiat Chrysler PRISM).
  • Ensure that appropriate statistical methods are utilized throughout the Product and Process Development process and deployed into the Control Plan.
  • Responsible for completion of all other Customer-specific Advance Quality requirements.
  • Ensure that Customer, internally identified, and supplier quality issues are resolved using the appropriate problem solving methods (Kepner-Tregoe, 8-D, DOE, 5 Why, Red X, etc.).
  • Develop appropriate inspection plans and containment plans for pre launch builds.
  • Perform job functions in accordance with set policies and procedures to ensure preservation of the Company Ethics and Quality Policy.
  • Support the comprehensive continuous improvement philosophy for all Adient disciplines.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required in a technical area (or equivalent experience).
  • Quality training in the core disciplines is required, including (minimum): IATF, ISO/TS 16949, Continuous Improvement, Total Quality Management, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans, DOE, and SPC.
  • Candidates must demonstrate solid skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and ability to inspire individuals to improve performance.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in quality engineering with a preference of 5-8 years’ experience.
  • Quality systems auditor training is preferred – internal.
  • Candidates may have these requirement waived only by the Advanced Quality Director / Manager (or equivalent).
  • Advanced Quality Planning including familiarity with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plan standard, FMEA’s, PPAPs, Dimensional layouts, gage/fixture design, and Performance/Material testing.
  • Statistical concepts, design of experiments, and problem solving methodology
  • Manufacturing Quality system experience in IATF, ISO/TS 16949 and customer systems.
  • Customer communication activities.
  • Certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt is desirable.
  • Professional Certification in Quality Engineering is desirable.
  • Knowledge and use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MiniTab.
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at and reference job # 18-31955 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).
**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.
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