• Dearborn, MI, USA
  • Contract

Position Description:


Responsibilities: Collaborate on sourcing decision to ensure capable supplier selection utilizing Company standardized tools in assessing sourcing risks, developing robust industrialization plans to deliver best in class supplier performance. + Engage assigned suppliers in implementation of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) to deliver successful Vehicle and Powertrain launches with robust Production Parts Approval disciplines (PPAP) that meets Program launch milestones requirements. Manage and escalate supplier progress status following APQP and program launch reporting guidelines. + Conduct on-site Supplier Evaluation Visits per Global Product Development System (GPDS) supplier engagement process for new program parts with Company & Supplier cross-functional teams. + Pro-actively drive Failure Mode Avoidance through robust execution of Manufacturing Feasibility assessments, PFMEA, Special Characteristics (SCCAF) & Control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis (GR&R), Capacity Analysis (CAR) reviews, enforcing Health Charts & Manufacturing Process Standards compliance and validation of implementation on supplier's production/manufacturing floor. + Engage Supplier Cross-Functional teams (Commercial Purchasing, Product Development, Manufacturing, Packaging, etc) in the resolution and escalation of issues affecting Launch Readiness (APQP), Capacity, Quality and Warranty. + Drive immediate supplier containment and resolution of quality and capacity issues utilizing disciplined problem solving, lean best practices and technical expertise to protect supply. + Drive Supplier Quality Performance improvements in ongoing/current production Quality Rejects and Warranty. + Comply with and drive all organizational governance process and corporate training requirements. + Ability to Travel Required - up to 70% depending on position & project


Skills Required:

Strong Project Management, Continuous Technical & Quality Improvement Mindset, Critical Thinking & Problem Resolution Skills with proven ability to deliver under time constraints. + Effective Leader with Collaborative Relationship Building and Communication Skills - Listening, Facilitating, Negotiating, Prioritizing and delivering team objectives on time. + Experienced in the use of 6-Sigma Quality Tools, G8D Problem Solving, QOS Management, GD&T, Measurement Systems Analysis. + Experience in Lean Manufacturing disciplines (Value Stream Mapping, Bill of Process, and Capacity Planning) and delivering Manufacturing Industrialization projects.


Experience Required:

3+ years manufacturing in the automotive or leading-edge technology Industry. + 2+ years of experience with Microsoft includes Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Prefer 5+ years manufacturing in the automotive or leading-edge technology Industry.


Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree + 3+ years manufacturing in the automotive or leading-edge technology Industry.

Prefer BS Degree in Engineering / Industrial Technology or higher depending on position

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