Program Quality Leader - QUA18709

Function: Quality / Health, Safety & Environment
Localization: United States - Kentucky - Louisville
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 9th October 2018
Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
"New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you're willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow's cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be." 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 Program Quality Leader to be based at its Production Plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
The Program Quality Leader represents the Customer Voice within the company and ensures the interface with the customer and internally with the others functions on quality matters. The main missions of the role are to:
  • Identify the initial Program Quality objectives, built-up the quality management plan and ensure a regular follow-up
  • Achieve the Quality objectives - including Safety & Regulation, Environmental - such as the PPM, Scrap,… including Perceived quality and cascade them to the internal and external suppliers
  • Monitor the objectives achievement through a risk assessment follow up based on FMEA (Failure mode and Effects Analysis), Special characteristics, capabilities, Tolerance stacks, PPM, etc… 
  • Have the authority to stop any process or product delivery in case of serious non conformance
  • Approve the "Design Validation Plan" and "Production Validation Test" established by Engineering and ensure its completion according to the program milestones
  • Lead the development and production process for measurement, checking and testing fixtures and gauges
  • Define the control plans
  • Be responsible for conformity, perceived quality and traceability of any parts delivered to the customer all along the development phases
  • Prepare and compile the PPA (Production Part Approval) files, and supports the Plant Quality Engineer for the submission of the initial samples, including process validation audit
  • Lead the relation with Customer Program Quality
  • Apply Program Management System and Engineering Change Management and Faurecia tools and standards
The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Bachelors degree in engineering (preferred)
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in the Automotive industry
  • In-depth knowledge of quality engineering techniques
  • Trained in Program Management System
  • Customer relationship skills
  • Above average communication skills, leadership skills and interpersonal skills
  • International mindset
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English required)

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