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Quality Engineer in Detroit, MI at Oakland Stamping

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purpose of Position:

Responsible for conducting quality studies related to critical quality matters, developing quality methods, procedures and standards in cooperation with the Technical Services Manager.  Works with customers and suppliers, coordinating key customer programs and assisting company personnel on quality related issues by performing the following duties.

Job/Task Functions:

  • Coordinates and follow through on sample submissions involving initial samples, engineering changes, prototypes and pilots.
  • Prepares all sample submission documentation and submits to appropriate customer personnel.
  • Reviews all supplier PPAP information and is responsible for acceptance or rejection.
  • Prepares and updates inspection instructions, first piece set-up reports, incoming inspection reports, fixture certification, control plans and other necessary documentation.
  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
  • Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Addresses and follows through on in-house and customer issues.
  • Assures that all corrective actions are submitted on a timely basis to the customer and that all preventive actions are verified to prevent recurrence of the issue.
  • Performs all duties and operates machinery & equipment according to MIOSHA standards and company procedures using required safety equipment (gloves, sleeves, ear plugs, etc.).
  • Travels to customers and suppliers as necessary.
  • Works with other quality personnel to develop and implement an ongoing Quality Training Program.
  • Punctual and regular attendance is required.
  • Able and willing to work any shift assigned.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality in all duties.
  • Keeps work areas clean and orderly.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities.
  • Responsible for completion of Gage R&R
  • Assumes other duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Conforms to TS 16949 and ISO 14001 standards and procedures.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience: 

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five years plus related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Business Judgment:

Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures in a professional and consistent manner. Able to apply common sense understanding and use appropriate judgment in routine business situations with supervisor, co-workers and customers.  Maintain a higher standard of professional conduct and ethics in more complex business situations such as negotiations with customers or presentations to management.