Quality Engineer - QUA19106

Function: Quality / Health, Safety & Environment
Localization: United States - Ohio - Franklin
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 19th September 2019


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.”

Our Clean Mobility Division is looking for a Quality Engineer for its location in Franklin, OH.


The Plant Quality Engineer is responsible for implementing process control programs that will assure production of finished goods that meet or exceed customer-specified requirements. He/she leads continuous improvements by utilizing the appropriate quality tools and provides data analysis. The main missions of the role are to:

  • Approve and implement internal work instructions on the production lines to ensure necessary inspections are included and meets requirements
  • Ensure the respect of the control plan and archive required quality records in accordance with the control plan (1st part ok, …)
  • Define and update the inspection instructions according to the control plan (e.g. final inspection instructions, ok 1st part instruction)
  • Organize and perform guage R&R studies.  Perform measurements and data collection on engineering samples, record SPC data and coordinate line trail data collection.
  • Assess new and existing manufacturing methods, including tooling, fixtures, layouts and equiment for potential quality/cost improvements.  Supervisor pre-prodution and pre-launch activities.
  • Conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in conjunction with advanced quality-planning activities.  Compile the contents and assure compliance to customer requirements for all initial production part submissions.
  • Facilitate the establishment and implementation of quality specifications, testing procedures and standards for raw materials, processes and finished goods.
  • Develop and recommend inspection, sampling techniques and quality control plans, develop process control procedure to ensure production of finished product meet qualily specification and standard.
  • Provide leadership in APQP and PPAP processes to determine testing, sampling techniques and gauging methodes needed to produce new products.
  • Key member of the program launch team through all phases to support the Program manager and Corporate launch team.
  • Conduct investigations to determine causes of defects and make recommendations for corrective actions. Provide feedback to manufacturing, engineering and quality based on the analysis of returned goods and internal non-conformances
  • Update daily the quality indicators for the UAP and ensure that the quality indicators are well tracked by the Cell Leader for the lines
  • Facilitate QSE workshops and therefore master QSE tools and techniques including: 7 basics (Final Inspection, Pokayoke, self inspection, QRCI, etc.), Stop @ Defect, convergence plan, and variability reduction. Train team members and support staff in appropriate quality training to ensure deployment of standards.
  • Support the production supervisors in the implementation of the 7 Quality Basics (train, implement, track, alert in case of deviation…)
  • Instruct and train applicable personnel in techniques and use of audit and testing devices
  • Identify and implement best practices.
  • Interface with Customers using on-line quality monitoring systems (GM Supply Power/GZTS, Ford Covisint…) and respond in an effective and timely manner to ensure zero non-conformances.
  • Visit customers and suppliers for launch, production, and validation.  Act as a liaison to internal and external customers
  • Contact suppliers to put in place urgent actions to assure defect free parts for products.  Assist in the evaluation and implementation of supplier corrective actions.
  • Assure compliance of the documented quality system (IATF-16949) and promote consistency throughout orgnization relative to the Quality Management System.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics
  • Interrupt the manufacturing or the delivery of products when Quality is not assured.
  • Perform all responsibilities and assignments in a timely manner


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of two (2) years automotive experience
  • Strong analytical and proven team oriented problem solving-skills required. 
  • Strong customer satisfaction orientation.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality engineering techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of Metrology
  • Above average communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual (English required)

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