Fiat Chrysler Automobile MQAS / WCM-QCS Lead in Kokomo, Indiana
MQAS / WCM-QCS Lead
Date Posted:October 26, 2020
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Much has been said and written about FCA and the state of the American automotive industry, but the most important part of the story is being written now. FCA is creating a global industrial powerhouse. Every new day and new challenge brings the opportunity to drive your future. You’ll get involved. You’ll take risks. You’ll leave your mark. Come and blaze new trails with us! The MQAS/WCM-QCS Lead will report to QCM and will lead all quality systems/programs, provide Quality Standards & WCM expertise to hourly and manufacturing salary personnel and collaborate with Plant Manufacturing and Engineering operations to champion FCA’s quality improvement efforts across all functional areas. The MQAS / WCM-QCS Lead will apply problem solving and Quality systems knowledge to identify risks and create risk mitigation plans to avoid and resolve quality system deficiencies.
The MQAS/WCM-QCS Lead responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Publish KPI’s and metric reports (Safety, Warranty, Pulls/Repairs, Scrap, FTC/FTQ, Cost, Cpk, etc.)
Lead QCS pillar implementation
Work with the Central Team to define and understand standards
Work with people development to define master training plan based on needs
Work with Cost deployment to attack Quality loses
Review D Matrix and support lack of quality projects
Team work with all pillars to compliant score requirements
Work with WO & PM to complete O&R and QM projects
Lead QA Matrix completion (Reactive, Preventive, Proactive and Launch)completion
Identify top issues off QA Matrix and set-up problem solving teams to attack those issues, and assure there is read across to other areas of the plant for preventive and proactive approach
Lead QA Network completion
Provide guidelines to the team in process solving problem using WCM tools: 7 Steps of QCS, 7 steps of QMO&R support Audit
Prepare/coach teams that are identified to present projects during WCM audits
Prepare QC Pillar presentation for WCM Audits and assure audit presentations have the proper methodology and project content.
Provide assistance to QC Pillar Lead to ensure adherence to WCM criteria and assess planning to meet the scoring route map.
Work with Plant Quality and Product Engineering Managers to ensure their groups are working towards identifying, prioritizing and leading projects to reduce Pulls and Warranty defects to achieve KPI metric targets
Integrate with the other WCM Pillars to assist in plant reviews.
Benchmark & Read Across
Foster an environment of continuous improvement in the QE organization by benchmarking, evaluating others best practices, reviewing lessons learned, etc.
MQAS Oversee MSP/ISO Audits and oversee MQAS/QSA/ISO Specialists
Indirectly manage team of auditors and document coordinators
Ensure corporate audits and processes are met
Support Quality Commitments implementation
Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited university
Major(s): Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Other four year engineering or technology degrees in combination with relevant experience will be considered
Minimum 5 years of related experience
Experience with Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and corrective actions
Demonstrated ability to coach and teach others
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to communicate details from executive level to plant staff level
Self-motivated and directed
Effective presentation/public speaking skills
Ability to thrive in a high stress environment and take on many tasks at once
Master’s Degree or higher in Science or Business
Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing (WCM)
Experience in the design, testing, manufacture or assembly of powertrains and its related components
Dimensional Layout / GD&T
Experience supervising hourly team members in a UAW environment
Greenbelt / Blackbelt certification
Extensive experience with WCM tools and methodologies
Experience in powertrain manufacturing is a plus
Basic knowledge of FCA Plant Systems such as PFS, ALS, MPTS, FIS
Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.
As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.