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Plant Process Readiness Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1026906

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-1-2017


Much has been said and written about FCA and the state of the American automotive industry, but the most important part of the story is being written now. FCA is creating a global industrial powerhouse. Every new day and new challenge brings the opportunity to drive your future. You'll get involved. You'll take risks. You'll leave your mark. Come and blaze new trails with us!

The FCA Quality organization is currently seeking a highly skilled solutions-oriented Quality Engineer to join the Corporate Quality Engineering organization, to be responsible for all quality aspects on current and/or future programs, as defined by the six types of quality. The selected individual reports to the Model Responsible - Engineering Quality, and will have experience in managing cross-functionally and possess a broad knowledge of the entire automotive engineering, manufacturing, and quality landscape.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the resolution of issues associated with current or future vehicle design, build, and testing
  • Driving a disciplined approach to the problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Developing and establishing third party targets (Consumer Reports, Perceived Quality, JD Powers), and assess to ensure vehicles meets the defined target
  • Management of the Quality test vehicle fleets (ordering, updating, issue disposition)
  • Providing support in preparing the industrial head review packages associated with quality gates
  • Working closely with production unit leaders to stratify and eliminate quality issues on the plant floor
  • Corporate Quality - Engineering point of contact on their respective current, or future vehicle programs
  • Coordinating product verification testing and perform thermal audits on pre-production vehicles to support production start approval
  • Driving and evaluating corporate and competitive products

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Strong root cause analysis skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years' automotive related, design, development, quality experience 
  • Familiar with 3rd party Quality metrics (i.e. J. D. Power, Consumer Reports) 
  • Previous experience with new vehicle launches
  • Familiar with overall vehicle systems


FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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