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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Supplier Quality Engineer in Kokomo, Indiana

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job ID:1041562

Career Area:Quality

Job Category:Quality-Quality



Date Posted:October 26, 2020

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


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 Supplier Quality Engineer will strive to meet plant metrics by driving the supplier defects back to the supplier and having them correctly root cause the issue and provide permanent corrective actions. With the application of a proactive approach and partnering with with corporate Supplier Quality additional improvements will be identified and implemented. Work alongside Resident Engineering and the rest of the plant quality and manufacturing teams to meet plant metrics of FTC, FTQ, throughput, and the other various Quality goals. Drive team success by clarifying expectations and minimizing political hurdles. Demonstrate commitment to delivering results and champion achievements. Exhibit a willingness to do things differently and consistently translate ideas into actions that deliver results. Possess strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment. Display effective communication skills to support meetings at all levels of the company, including senior leadership.

Specific Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Verify out of spec condition reported from plant floor

  • Generate report of out of spec condition and contact vendor

  • Work with production floor and finance to gather related costs associated with supplier non-conformances (NCT or SCAP)

  • Lead or support containment of supplier pass-thru defects to vehicle assembly plants

  • Lead and manage communication with supplier for part returns, investigations and their reporting

  • Write and manage potential non-conforming tickets, 3CPRs and GIMs

  • Daily management of supplier table for part dispositions

  • Communication with production floor for notification of material defects and clean points

  • Follow up and verification of supplier counter measures in accordance with WCM philosophy

  • Develop S&P matrix (for assigned suppliers)

  • Prioritize proactive engagement with corporate supplier quality and suppliers for process improvements in accordance with S&P matrix

  • Coach, review and approve proactive 8 Stage projects with supplier and corporate supplier quality

  • Complete QA Matrix and kaizen projects to meet plant metrics

  • Pursue supplier visits to represent the plant interest, and work towards guaranteeing quality parts

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Process Sign-Off

  • Dimensional Layout / GD&T

  • Greenbelt / Blackbelt certification

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

  • Experience in castings, forgings, stampings, machining, or assembly operations

  • Knowledge of PPAP, FMEAs, control plans, capability studies

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.