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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Resident Engineer in Kokomo, Indiana

Resident Engineer

Job ID: 1042379

Career Area: Manufacturing & Production

Job Category: Manufacturing-Quality

Location: Kokomo , IN

46901 , US

Date Posted: January 20, 2021

Brand: FCA Group

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Job Overview

Qualifications

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 Resident Engineer will report to the Resident Engineering Lead at the plant. The Resident Engineer will lead reactive machine and design issues and apply advanced problem solving and engineering knowledge to identify risks and create risk mitigation plans to resolve production and quality system deficiencies. The selected candidate will oversee and review project deliverables throughout the project lifecycle ensuring the product meets or exceeds customers’ needs and expectations.

Specific Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams to identify risks/hazards associated with product designs, processes, applications, applying lessons learned, and assist in the generation of FMEA’s and associated Control Plans.

  • Control plan ownership and maintenance

  • Employ advanced problem solving expertise to correct unfavorable variances and communicate alternative measures to mitigate engineering, timing and/or financial issues

  • Coordinate and schedule all special build (PER) and change notice (CN) requests ensuring manufacturing and quality team buy in as required while minimizing the impact to the plant metrics

  • Perform CN / PER risk assessments

  • Lead quality and customer safety (QCS) preventive and proactive technical tools for occurrence and release (O&R), quality maintenance (X and QM), and reactive/preventive QA Matrices and read across

  • Provide technical direction to employees regarding root cause analysis, issue resolution and establish corrective actions serving as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the manufacturing facility including supplier quality defects

  • Create and maintain repair procedures associated with non-standard, non-closed loop repair processes as required including blue dot rework instructions

  • Interpret released engineering designs, specifications, materials and standards to ensure functionality and assess risk and author any deviation for engineering specifications generating temporary substitution approval (TSA)

  • Develop FAT torques for new model, Torque Audit EBOM checks quarterly and review CMM/Adcole audit results for conformance to control plan

  • Support Corporate Quality objectives/deliverables and communicate customer demands to all groups involved to ensure organizational success

  • Provide guidance on engine components which are to be held and laid out for inspection/review in Functional Audit including finalizing severity rankings and assisting with QEWO task completion

  • Regularly review Torque Audit data for conformity compliance and trend analysis

  • Provide direction on dyno failures, QC containments and adherence to traceability requirements

  • Authorize allowable repairs and write procedures including blue dot rework instructions

  • Approve SWI and proper EMP use / work for quality control and assurance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited university in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • Other four-year engineering or technology degrees in combination with relevant experience will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree of higher in Science or Business

  • Technical experience: 3+ years of quality, manufacturing, or design/release related experience

  • Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing (WCM)

  • Experience in the design, testing, manufacture or assembly of powertrains and its related components

  • Process Sign-Off

  • Dimensional Layout / GD&T

  • Green Belt / Black Belt certification

  • Language: Bilingual Verbal and written capability for English and Spanish

  • Ability to lead an Engineering team to deliver product changes and launches on time

  • Demonstrated ability to coach and teach others

  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and corrective actions

  • Ability to communicate details from executive level to plant staff level

  • Ability to work off shift hours as necessary

  • Self-motivated and directed

  • Ability to thrive in a high stress environment and take on many tasks at once

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.

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