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Advanced Quality Engineer

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Purpose
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the implementation and administration of Advanced Quality Processes that assure the introduction of products that fully meet organizational goals, stated customer requirements, and warranty performance goals
  • Execute disciplined Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) processes and validation of our products & processes with cross-functional teams
  • Ensure the Voice of the Customer is clearly understood, translated into requirements, technical specifications, special characteristics, and process-controls
  • Assume primary customer contact position for all quality-related items, lead customer visits and reviews on program quality status
  • Lead internal Advanced Quality program reviews and resolution of any quality-related items impacting the program
  • Support program teams to ensure all quality deliverables will satisfy internal and customer requirements and timing plans
  • Participate in all aspects of product development and launch activities throughout the organization to help ensure quality goals are met on new development programs (prototype to production phases)
  • Develop and deploy new quality strategies/concepts for new product developments
  • Identify and manage risk in product development primarily utilizing and driving APQP core tools
  • Lead problem solving and escalation activities throughout the development phases, guiding the team though the application of core quality tools (8D, Ishikawa, 5 Why, etc.)
  • Provide direction, analysis, and recommendations for corrective actions for nonconformities and/or design problems for internally or externally produced products & processes
  • Ensure adequate action taken for test findings, customer quality, or field quality concerns at every stage of the product development process
  • Manage program PPAP expectations and PSW submission and approval
  • Support successful program launch and PPAP submission with quality assurance staff at production facility through knowledge transfer, training, and Safe Launch execution
  • Adhere to change management principles and ensure all changes are documented and any required process changes/updates/training/customer requirements are completed

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
    • 3+years in quality/manufacturing engineering or like role (program management, supplier development, etc.)
    • Include any additional training/certifications/technical skills required for the role
    • Experience with AIAG APQP tools (APQP, FMEA, control plans, PPAP, etc.)
    • Extensive knowledge of PPAP levels, deliverables, and expectations
    • Experience with automotive program management principles and quality-related deliverables
    • Experience with problem solving methodologies (8D, Six Sigma, Red X, etc.)
    • Experience in GD&T and understanding engineering drawings

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

      Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

      Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Novi , Advanced Quality Engineer, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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