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AM General Supplier Quality Engineer II in Mishawaka, Indiana

Supplier Quality Engineer II

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Date: Mar 2, 2021

Location: Mishawaka, IN, US, 46545

Company: AM General LLC

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Supplier Quality Engineer works through the Supplier Quality process by assisting in source selction, working through the part approval process and assisting with Supplier-related concerns, within the production environment. They work cross-functionally with all departments and Suppliers to ensure Supplier parts conform to specification, and when non-conformances are found, that they are addressed in a timely manner and driven back to the Supplier and corrected.

The Supplier Quality Engineer works to ensure continuous improvement in all aspects of work. SQE's focus on cost metrics and objectives to ensure that processes are carried out with a focus on cost reduction. Incumbant will also adhere to AM General requirements and processes and work to improve those processes where possible. SQE's are expected to promote and maintain a safe and respectful work environment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supplier Selection & Evaluation: Perform Supplier Quality system assessments for risk and opportunity. Support Supplier selection process and technical reviews.

  • Supplier Product Quality: Work with Suppliers through the supplier APQP process and perform PPAP / Sample submission reviews. Utilize AIAG methods of PFMEA, Control Plan and MSA throughout the process.

  • Problem Solving: Assist in problem solving non-conformances and issuing Problem Resolution Reports (PRR) / Corrective Actions for Suppliers. Manage containment, follow- up and preventive actions while driving issues to resolution. Utilize Practical Problem Solving and Lean-Six-Sigma methodologies throughout the process.

  • Supplier Monitoring: Track Supplier performance metrics and trends to assist in supply base improvement.

  • New Model / Engineering Change: Provide support for Quality Department during new model changes and future product development.

EDUCATION & SKILLS

  • Bachelor's or technical degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Technical field.

  • ASQ Certification (preferred).

  • Lean Six-Sigma Certification (preferred).

  • 7+ years experience in Automotive field with a Supplier Quality focus.

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001, TS 16949, and IATF 16949 required.

  • Considerable experience in Corrective Actions - 8D's & 3x5 whys

  • Working knowledge of PFMEA, SPC and Control Plan.

  • Working knowledge of (AIAG) Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).

  • Working knowledge of dimensional GD&T, check fixtures, measurement systems analysis and Statistical Process control.

  • Proficiency in SAP, Team Center, Microsoft Office Applications, including considerable experience with Sharepoint.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Proficiency in problem solving and problem solving methodologies.

PHYSICAL EFFORTS

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routine uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and copy, fax and scanning machines.

TRAVEL

Yes

Up to 25% travel.

Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination. We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish. AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets. The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com.

If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose you language : English (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) - Spanish (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster_spanish.pdf) - Arabic (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster_arabic.pdf) - Chinese (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster_chinese.pdf)

If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose you language : English (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) - Spanish (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_SP_JRFQA508c.pdf) - Chinese (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_CH_JRFQA508c.pdf)

if you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the links : English (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) - Spanish (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_formatted_Spanish2-27-18ESQA508c.pdf)

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination. We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish. AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets. The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com.

If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose you language : English - Spanish - Arabic - Chinese

If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose you language : English - Spanish - Chinese

if you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the links : English - Spanish

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