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Quality Assurance Engineer II

Company : Safran Seats Job field : Quality Location : Gainesville , Texas , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 3 years Salary range : Based on Market Rate

Job Description

Support the quality department by ensuring products and processes, both internal and external, conform to applicable drawings, technical specificaitons, regulations and customer requirements. Drive activities required to meet cost, quality, inventory, delivery and cycle time objectives throughout the production cycle. Measure performance, collaborate to develop process and product improvement plans, and enforce action measures as necessary to achieve business objectives. Works under regular supervision on moderately complex tasks.

Main Function Responsibilities

Control the product realization process
• Assure shipment of product which meets the customer requirements - ship a product free of defects
• Assure the product-process control according to the customer and company specifications
• Define, monitor and evaluate the effectivity of quality plans and practices and maintain, follow up and control QRQC process
• Collect, analyze and oversee data entry on relevant quality performance indicators, manage quality through quality data using quality tools such as Etq and QMS
• Make qualitative decisions on part conformity with SAFRAN applicable Quality requirements

Manage the corrective and preventive action process / Problem Solving
• Document and follow-up internal and external corrective actions and verify its effectiveness
• Lead/Co-Lead technical root cause and corrective action processes to resolve issues
• Maintain the CA/PA system for internal, external quality issues

Customer Concerns / Complaints
• Work and support PQE's on the Customer concern regarding product quality issues, attend Customer Concern Review Board meetings as necessary
• Ensure all CAPA analysis and actions are adequate to address the reported conditions

APQP Support
• Perform FAI/PPAP when required
• Support, elaborate and maintain PFMEA and Control plans to ensure failure-free products and continual improvement
• Support creation and maintenance of Process Flow Diagram (PFD)
• Support Design Engineering on APQP related industrialization requirements
• Perform Validation of new components, processes and tools as required

Manage the documentation and records control process
• Generate, review, implement and maintain IMS documentation of quality department, work instructions, formats, etc.
• Review and approve technical and performance specifications, quality documents and instructions

Support the training process
• Provide on the job training as needed on quality criteria, customer complaints, etc.
• Co-lead with process engineering team, as required to develop/update/improve training modules and support for trainers

Support material acquisition/receiving inspection process
• Investigate and disposition production and supplier non-conformance requests, provide feedback to the appropriate functions with evidence of nonconformity and drive and support internal actions to mitigate issues impact.

Complementary Description

Professional Skills:
• Ability to solve moderately complex problems and think strategically
• Ability to generate reports and data utilizing the MS office tools
• Ability to analyze data and make decisions accordingly
• Must be able to work cross functionally
• Communication: Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.

Behavioral Skills:
• Ability to take initiative, accept responsibility, adaptability-flexibility, work under pressure, autonomy, creativity and leadership
• Must have the ability to drive initiatives
• Must be comfortable with multiple tasks
• Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirement:
Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing engineering, Industrial engineering or related technical field or 12 years equivalent related experience in lieu of degree.

Work Experience:
• Two (2) years of related experience in a quality role.
• Experience in implementation of continuous improvement systems and RCCA
• Able to interact with all levels of employees, customers and suppliers
• Must be able to read and interpret average to complex blueprints, drawings, diagrams, tolerance information, route sheets, work orders and procedure manuals
• Knowledge of AS9100 requirements
• Understanding of APQP

Desirable Aspects:
• AS9145 - APQP
• Material Review Board knowledge
• Ability to speak spanish and French are a plus
• Lean fundamentals, or Green Belt Ceritfication

Specificity of the job

Position may require up to 5% domestic travel.

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2000 Weber Dr TX 76240


Texas United States

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