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Senior Supplier Quality Program Manager B - WL Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028086

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-1-2017


The Supplier Quality Program Manager is responsible for a future vehicle program that is manufactured in the NAFTA region. The Program Manager will ensure key quality milestones/goals are met for all supplier components involved. Manage all aspects of the Advanced Supplier Quality functions as it pertains to FCA vehicle projects. Work cross functionally with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Purchasing through the full life cycle of components from early development, sourcing, launch phase and into production.

At all times, the Program Manager is considered the main point of contact for NAFTA FCA plants and the vehicle team for any concerns regarding the quality of parts that we receive from our suppliers. The Program Manager will work directly with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality to ensure non-conforming parts are handled properly and follow FCA procedures and guidelines. Within our Program Manager roles we are seeking skilled Engineers who are able to develop, present, and explain program status updates to senior leadership, manage multiple individual work teams, work globally, and have clear communication. Additional job responsibilities for a Program Manager may include but not limited to the following: track and provide status updates on Supplier Quality activities for designated programs, work with suppliers and FCA manufacturing plant personnel to manage the containment and root cause analysis studies being coordinated at the FCA manufacturing facility, educate FCA plant staff on FCA Supplier Quality systems as required, manage Supplier Quality program reporting requirements for program reviews, manage program risk assessment updates, manage the production part approval process (PPAP) for running changes as needed on current production programs, facilitate safe launch strategies and problem resolution reviews, and facilitate early sourcing process and supplier selection.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university; a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Biomedical, Biomechanical, Bioengineering, Chemical, Materials, Metallurgical, or Mechatronics may also be considered
  • 7 + years of work experience in Supplier Quality, Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, or a related field
  • Ability to travel up to 20% within the NAFTA region and globally as required
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite software
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Master's degree in Engineering or a Master's in Business Administration
  • Green Belt or Black Belt skills (Red X/Shainin)
  • Quality certification
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team
  • Creative problem solving ability and a results orientation
  • Comfortable with complex technical analysis

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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