ZF Engineer II-Plant Quality in Atkins (Marion), Virginia

Engineer II-Plant Quality

Division A - North America Steering

35909BR

Job Description

Reports To: Plant Quality Manager

Responsibilities:

· Provide Quality Engineering support for Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submissions

· Support Senior Customer Quality Leader on customer concerns 8D activities, by leading the operations group

· Work closely with Supplier Quality Engineer to address supplier quality issues

· Document and track corrective action plans for customer concerns

· Lead the quality and involved teams in the evaluation of customer warranty and assembly plant returns(0Km) for the assembly related issues

· Lead the Quality team on special builds and/or runs

· Participate and represent Quality team in APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) process for new projects

· Development and appliance of SPC (Statistical Process Control) to prevent and solve issues

· Support on the development of mistake proof devices and tools

· Develop and maintain Process Control Plans. Participate in the development and maintenance of Process FMEAs(Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)

· Work with Manufacturing Engineering in the development of operator work instructions

· Specify equipment, gauging, and procedures necessary to properly evaluate the product

· Lead Quality Auditors/support quality updates/verifications/issues analysis on different shifts

· Lead on the analysis (8D activities) of assembly DMR (Defect Material Reports)

· Prioritize and develop improvement plans for internal quality measures

· Conduct audits of the Quality System and the manufacturing process.G54, LPA, etc.

· Whenever needed, participate in workshops and projects focused toward continuous improvement

· Support audits of the Quality system and the manufacturing process

Physical Responsibilities:

· Able to lift 50 pounds occasionally

· Use hand tools and devices requiring manual dexterity

· Physical stamina to work overtime as required

· Physical strength to lift and maneuver heavy parts

· Physical agility to reach and climb

Education/Skills Required:

· B. S. in Mechanical/Electric/Electronics Engineering or related field.

· Solid problem solving/analytical capability.

· Knowledge of 8D’s, Ishikawa, 3X5W, etc.

· Familiar with Quality Systems/TS16949 knowledge preferred

· A high level of self-initiative

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Mechanical aptitude

· Knowledge of:

· Blueprints, tolerance, and measurement

· Industrial Statistical Process Control

· Electronic information / communication systems, networks, computer systems, etc

· 3 to 4 years manufacturing experience in the automotive industry required, (preferred)

· 2-3 years experience with electrical component manufacturing preferred (electric power assisted steering a plus)

· Six Sigma Green Belt preferred

Required Education and Experience

• B. S. in Mechanical/Electric/Electronics Engineering or related field.

Experience and Skill Requirements

Education/Skills Required:

• Solid problem solving/analytical capability.

• Knowledge of 8D’s, Ishikawa, 3X5W, etc.

• Familiar with Quality Systems/TS16949 knowledge preferred

• A high level of self-initiative

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Mechanical aptitude

• Knowledge of:

• Blueprints, tolerance, and measurement

• Industrial Statistical Process Control

• Electronic information / communication systems, networks, computer systems, etc

• 3 to 4 years manufacturing experience in the automotive industry required, (preferred)

• 2-3 years experience with electrical component manufacturing preferred (electric power assisted steering a plus)

• Six Sigma Green Belt preferred

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area

Quality

City

Atkins (Marion)

State

Virginia

Country

United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran