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Powertrain Supplier Quality Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: S646

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 1-4-2017


The Powertrain Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Supplier Quality functions. The Engineer will provide on-site launch support at suppliers' facilities to ensure launch readiness as required leading up to and including program launch, also to manage post launch continuous improvement activities. Provide on-site support at FCA assembly plants as required. The Engineer with be responsible for working cross functionally with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Purchasing to ensure proper designs, suppliers, and manufacturing processes are selected. Drive change within both plant manufacturing and component suppliers to resolve component issues. Ensure component suppliers' processes are robust and capable. Manage key component quality milestones. Lead problem solving activities with internal and external organizations. Manage warranty with their suppliers, ensuring Lessons Learned are applied across programs.

Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?

  • Perform supplier quality systems and process audits and lead supplier improvement/development programs
  • Establish close relationships with assigned suppliers and actively drive continuous improvement activities
  • Initiate and follow-up on corrective actions and verify effectiveness on-site
  • Participation in launch teams, lead and coordinate APQP/PPAP deliverables for purchased components within the Supplier Quality group
  • Lead and support supplier APQP and PPAP activities to ensure all deliverables are being fulfilled
  • Team up with Engineering and supplier to alleviate discrepancies in product specifications and evaluate cost reduction opportunities
  • Work environment, which is characterized by an agreeable teamwork atmosphere, clear structures, direct approaches, and open dialog

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Chemical, Biomechanical, Metallurgical, Mechatronics or Biomedical Engineering from an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited program
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite software
  • Creative problem solving ability and a results orientation
  • Ability to travel up to 40% within the NAFTA region
  • Comfortable with complex technical analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Familiar with WCM methodology
  • Green Belt or Black Belt skills
  • Quality certification

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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