Quality Engineer

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Engineering Industry:Engineering

Position Title: Quality Engineer Department: Quality  Reports To: Quality Manager Location: Strathroy, ON     Reporting to the Quality Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of quality systems in line with TS 16949. The role is pivotal in continuous improvement activities pertaining to the quality function within the business and is critical in maintaining sound customer relationships.    Major Responsibilities of Position   
  • Lead: Assisting/champion the development and implementation of Quality Systems including Control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis, Instructions, FMEA's, DOE’s and management system documents and procedures. 
  • Quality: Manage measurement issues including gauge design and methods, and production GR&R  approval/analysis. Pursuing resolution of internal and external quality issues. Be involved in the process of the measurement of parts on lab and layout equipment. Promoting the implementation and effective use of quality systems and techniques including management system documents and procedures. Perform annual GR&R, CP and FMEA reviews where required. 
  • Data Analysis: Analyze data and information from various information sources as a resource for problem resolution to provide accurate information based on team decisions. Involved in requested layout support, reviewing data, following tooling progressions and changes. Monitor plant process performance reacting as necessary to undesirable conditions. 
  • Reporting: PPAP preparation and submission, Product Engineering, Engineering changes, run at rate. 
  • Communication: Act as the liaison, when required, between the customer and plant team to ensure that issues are resolved with urgency, mutual consent and satisfaction. Facilitate and coordinate meetings to address customer complaints, providing necessary information to facilitate team decisions. Facilitate discussions and actively participate in APQP process. 
  • Customer Service: Front line responders to Customer Quality complaints. Ensuring that customer concerns are properly dealt with utilizing problem solving tools and Corrective Actions (CA’s). Interfacing with the customer to maintain a full and accurate information flow. Work with suppliers in a supplier development capacity. 
  • Training: Train team members in quality systems and procedures. Encouraging use and understanding of the quality tools and systems in production including SPC and CAs. Work with the team to ensure all plant goals are met, promoting customer satisfaction 
  • Documentation: Analyzing, documenting and reporting issues of customer returns. 
  • Other duties as required, including special projects as they arise. 
  • Administration of relevant Plex modules. 
  • Take proactive steps to ensure compliance to customer requirements and customer satisfaction. 
  • OEM Customer Contacts – Contact program specific OEM STA personnel to secure quality concern details and coordinate PPAP activites and approvals. 
  • Production employees and Quality Techs- ensure correct information is passed on regarding part information, quality standards, and any changes to existing quality procedures. 
  • Gauge Builders – Coordinate gauge building activities and compliance to Meridian requirements. 
  • All personnel, maintaining positive employment relationships.

      Personal Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes):   
  • Microsoft Office Professional with advanced Excel skills. 
  • Experience in the use of an ERP system (eg Plex, SAP, Oracle). 
  • Good presentation and customer service skills. 
  • Time/priority management skills to meet or exceed targets for launch activities and managing multiple projects. 
  • Problem solving and analysis. 
  • Project management to be on time and within budget. 
  • Sound Health, Safety and Environmental knowledge. 
  • Advanced knowledge of automotive quality systems and standards. 
  • Negotiation & Compromise. 
  • Continuous improvement. 
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written. 
  • Strong team ethic. 
  • Fluency in English. 
  • Ability to Travel. 
  Educational and Certification Background    Bachelors’ (or higher) degree in an engineering discipline or  Technical College diploma (CET or similar)    Essential  A Minimum of 2 years quality assurance experience within   automotive/aerospace manufacturing    Desirable  Quality Engineering designation ASQ CQE or equivalent, and Six  Sigma Green Belt designation   Essential  Knowledge of die casting processes (or similar i.e. injection  molding, stamping etc)  Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

For more information about Design Group Staffing, please visit dg.ca