Plant Quality Engineer - QUA18579

Function: Quality / Health, Safety & Environment
Localization: United States - Missouri - Blue Springs
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 7th November 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."

Our Interiors Division is looking for a Plant Quality Engineer to be based at its Blue Springs, MO location.
The Plant Quality Specialist is responsible for providing the coaching and leadership to ensure the application of the quality assurance system to meet customer requirements. The main responsibilities of the role are to:
  • Perform the role of the Customer within the plant.
  • Coach and train the operator/GAP leaders/supervisors on the quality principles of Faurecia and Customer specifics.
  • Champion QSE activities and coach plant personnel.
  • Manage ISO TS16949/IATF and FES through the FCP's.
  • Manage continuous improvement activities.
  • Stop Customer shipments of nonconforming product.
  • Responsible for presenting, in conjunction with the Program Quality Leader, the initial customer PPAP for all parts produced within Faurecia (Re-PPAP of engineering changes/process changes/in-sourcing).
  • Update documentation to support engineering changes.
  • Update and maintain all quality documentation including, but not limited to, the control plan. Support PFMEA updates with the plant Process Engineer.
  • Manage the Customer Liaisons, where applicable and give feedback concerns to the plant via PTEPS into QSS (review and monitor complaint status until closure).
  • Ensure customer/internal complaints are adequately answered, on time, and using FIS problem solving methodology (QRQC, Quality Walls, etc.) with active participation from production personnel.
  • Communicate warranty claims to plant engineering and follow-up with the plant's action plans for the claims.
  • Assist with any additional tasks as assigned by the Company.
  • Access and give feedback to customer concerns through the customer-specific portals.
  • Update and manage all internal/external complaints related to the product.
  • Perform all responsibilities with ISO TS16949/IATF system requirements
The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of three (3) years in an industrial environment, preferred automotive supplier
  • Proven competency in Control Plans, D/PFMEA's, QFD, Process Audits, ISO TS16949/IATF, Key Characteristic Management, 8D/Corrective Action skills, APQP, MSA, SPC and PPAP.
  • Experience with OEM specific quality requirements.
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Strong customer satisfaction orientation.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft applications (Excel, Work, Outlook, Powerpoint).
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization.
  • Bilingual (English required)

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