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APQP Engineer
North Charleston , SC

Position No Longer Open

Posted 12/07/2018

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology preferred
  • Six-Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification preferred
  • Prior or Current Plant Experience preferred
  • Experience in automotive industry
  • Heater exchanger or similar components preferred
  • Supplier experience with customers to include but not limited to automotive and heavy-duty customers
  • Strong understanding of PPAP, APQP, MSA, FMEAs, IMDS, PRR, and Control Plans
  • Accountability, Team player approach an excellent oral and written communicator
  • Effective use of Microsoft applications – Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint as needed to fulfill key responsibilities
  • Strong working knowledge of APQP / PPAP, Process, Control Plan, SPC, GD&T, Corrective Action
  • Processes; ability to interpret and comprehend complex drawings, PFMEA, GR&R, working knowledge of TS / IATF16949 and ISO 9001
  • Hands on with a proactive approach to identify and avoid problems in an early stage
  • Experience in root cause analysis and problem-solving methods, Six Sigma, Red X preferred
  • Solid organizational and project management skills, and demonstrated effectiveness to lead and collaborate with cross-functional / global teams
  • Strong drive to complete assignments within program timing in order to ensure a flawless serial production launch
  • Flexibility to travel up to 20% (national / international)

Job Description

  • Primary Quality contact for the customer
  • Be the voice of Customer in a team environment and communicate customer requirements to the plant
  • Manage APQP activities for assigned programs such as PPAP, FMEA, Quality gates, MSA, production sign off, etc
  • Work with SQE group to ensure component PPAPs are completed on time
  • Participation in program meetings, lead and coordinate APQP / PPAP deliverables within Supply Quality Engineering group
  • Drive tasks to closure and discipline to communicate effectively with all different levels of organization
  • Support production with on key initiatives
  • Flexibility to support internal assignments / projects

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