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Quality/Supplier Quality Engineering at Magna International

Quality/Supplier Quality Engineering

Magna International 400 Chisolm Drive, Milton ON, Canada, Ontario Full-Time
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Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

Division Description

Located in Milton, Ontario, Modatek Systems is a divsion of Magna International. At Modatek, our dedicated team produce chassis systems utilizing innovative hydroforming, automated welding, and electrostatic coating processes within a large, safety-focused facility.

Role Summary

Quality/Supplier Quality Engineering is required to work with all departments on the development and maintenance of new and existing suppliers, along with the development of new products in order to meet customer and IATF 16949 requirements.  This includes all quality related aspects of PPAP, prototype and ongoing product development.

Job Description

Common Responsibilities and Duties
• Maintains a high level of confidentiality while managing customer sensitive documents and data that drives process and product changes.
• Assist in IATF 16949/BIQS implementation and compliance.
• Participate in plant wide Continuous Improvement activities.
• Follows and comply with all Operational Procedures and Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environment programs (i.e. IATF 16949, ISO14001)
• Understands, promotes and lives by Magna’s philosophies and Employee Charter
• Adheres to Modatek’s core values; integrity, respect, trust, honesty, fairness and loyalty
• Performs other duties as required

Supplier Quality Responsibilities and Duties
• Work with Modatek suppliers on APQP and  with cross-functional teams to developing new and existing suppliers to meet critical customer deadlines
• Approve checking fixture designs and final build approval.
• Audits suppliers to IATF16949 requirements and identifies opportunities for improvements
• Follow up on supplier compliance with IATF16949 requirements
• Approves supplier Production Part Approval Process and Run at Rates
• Evaluate quality issues utilizing appropriate problem solving techniques
• Monitor supplier non-conformances utilizing the Modatek tracking system. Ensures 8D (PPSR) are submitted in a timely manner and verifies corrective actions resolve the issue.
• Track supplier performance monthly
• Ensure suppliers IMDS submission to Modatek, and approves IMDS as required during Engineering Change Notice (ECN)  meetings

Advance Quality Engineering Responsibilities and Duties
• Co-ordinate and complete all Product PPAP’s and APQP activities including development of Control Plans
• Co-ordinate and complete all Product Engineering Change Notice submissions (ECN)
• Follow up on internal/external communications to ensure timelines are met.
• Initiate the Corrective Action Reports (CAR) for official, unofficial and internal investigations.
• Develop Quality Communications to promote Quality Mindset (Voice of Quality).
• Prepare Purchase Requisitions and reconcile invoices for payment on all customer sort activities.
• Issue a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number for all customer returns and update Sales Order (SO) in internal database once return parts are received.
• Co-ordinate customer events at Modatek and ensure professional long term relationships are met and maintained.

Operations Quality Engineering Responsibilities and Duties
• Co-ordinate root cause analysis on all customer non-conformances and respond to customer within specified time (NCT, PRR, SCAR, etc…).
• Attend T2 meetings and lead/promote PFMEA/CP blitz.
• Perform Control Plan Audits as per schedule.
• Compile and submit all data for both internal and external requests including Statistical studies (SPC).  Obtain support from Advance QE if required.
• Implement containment activities and update documentation as required.  Drive the removal of containment activities through Corrective Actions.
• Perform Layered Process Audits (LPA) as per audit schedule.
• Communicate ‘Voice of Quality’ to promote ‘Quality Mindset’ to each department.
• Support Product Engineering customer meetings and calls as requested.
• Schedule and perform customer visits.
• Maintain and update current Production Control Plans as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

• Post-secondary graduate with a technical diploma or a certificate in Quality Engineering (CQE)
• Three years of quality experience
• Computer proficiency
• Prior experience with IATF 16949 processes
• Knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning, Production Part Approval Process submissions, Geometric Dimensions & Tolerancing,  Flow Diagrams, FMEA’s, Control Plans, Statistics, and fixture development based on part GD&T
• Demonstrated ability to use basic measurement tools (height gauge, vernier, micrometer, bore gauge, indicator, etc)
• Demonstrated ability to conduct root cause analysis using various problem solving techniques including Drill Deep, 8D, 5 Phase.
• Ability to communicate to all levels of plant personnel with ease
• Good organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills
• Ability to coordinate and facilitate cross-functional team meetings
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to work to meet deadlines and multiple demands
• Ability to uphold confidentiality
• Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

Additional Information

•Our people are our greatest asset. As a valued team member, we offer you:
•A competetive compensation package, including an annual bonus and profit sharing
•RRSP with employer matching
•Comprehensive benefit package
•A culture focused on health, safety and wellness, including a corporate wellness program and fitness membership discounts

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.



Recommended skills

Advanced Product Quality Planning
Failure Mode Effects Analysis
Production Part Approval Process
Statistical Process Controls
Iso 14000
Prototype (Manufacturing)
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