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Eng, Quality

Job Number:  41244
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Magna Mirrors South Carolina
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

GREER, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29650

Magna

 

 

Job Number: 41244 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Magna Mirrors South Carolina 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: GREER 

 

 

Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.

 

Role Summary

Plans, supports, and implements total quality programs.  Designs, specifies, and installs quality control sampling systems, testing mechanisms, and equipment.  Formulates and/or assists in formulating quality control policies and procedures and development of quality standards.  Monitors and controls costs, timing, and other related aspects of projects.  Serves as a liaison and coordinates activity of internal and external resources.  Serves as a resource by providing a problem solving function by initiating action to overcome obstacles as they are encountered and prevent potential quality problems.  Assists internal and external contacts to resolve product and process problems.  Investigates and solves manufacturing-related problems in assigned area using formal problem-solving tools.  Analyzes and develops suppliers’ products to obtain maximum productivity and reviews performance in operation and provides suggestions for improvement.  Champions continuous improvement efforts.  Researches, recommends, implements and administers new and/or existing quality assurance processes.  Engages in comparative and competitive analysis to ensure utilization of most appropriate and beneficial techniques in each situation respectively.  Performs other duties as necessary.  May supervise and provide work direction to other staff.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Plans, supports, and implements total quality programs.  Defines scope, plans, organizes, leads and directs technical work and departmental efforts related to quality engineering activities for new and existing programs.
  • Designs, specifies, and installs quality control sampling systems, testing mechanisms, and equipment.  Formulates and/or assists in formulating quality control policies and procedures and development of quality standards.    
  • Monitors and controls costs, timing, and other related aspects of projects.  Develops cost quotations related to specifications, test equipment, and gauge requirements and communicates information to appropriate parties.  Understands and adheres to schedule and budgetary requirements of projects.  Reports progress as required.
  • Serves as a liaison and coordinates activity of internal and external resources.  Serves as a resource by providing a problem solving function by initiating action to overcome obstacles as they are encountered and prevent potential quality problems.
  • Assists internal and external contacts to resolve product and process problems.  Investigates and solves manufacturing-related problems in assigned area using formal problem-solving tools. 
  • Analyzes and develops suppliers’ products to obtain maximum productivity and reviews performance in operation and provides suggestions for improvement.
  • Analyzes warranty returns and follows customers’ requirements regarding evaluation and testing methods and reporting criteria. Works with suppliers for corrective actions on non-conforming product .

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field with understanding of advanced quality engineering practices, principles, processes, etc.; or equivalent.  Previous experience in automotive industry with fixture and gauge design preferred.
  • Three years experience in advanced quality engineering, project/program management; or equivalent.  
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, coordinate, integrate internal data, and clearly articulate concepts, ideas, and other issues relating to advanced quality engineering.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate projects, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time.  
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts.
  • Must be able to operate standard and specialized equipment related to the job.  Strong computer background with ability to calculate and analyze data, generate reports, present information, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and recommend new products and processes.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work on long-term assignments, broad in nature, using a high level of originality and ingenuity.  

Additional Information

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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