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Supplier Quality Program Responsible - MUV, D-CUV, E Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028191

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-1-2017

 

The Program Responsible Senior Professional for Supplier Quality Product Development Program manages a group of several new, mid-cycle and carryover vehicle programs that are manufactured in NAFTA and at an FCA affiliate facility located outside of the NAFTA region. This position is responsible for ensuring key quality milestones/goals are met for all supplier components involved. This Senior Professional will manage all aspects of the Advanced Supplier Quality functions as it pertains to FCA affiliate vehicle projects. This individual will manage several programs and lead a small group of program managers to work cross functionally with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Purchasing through the full life cycle of components. This includes, but is not limited to early source package approvals, supplier eligibility, supplier selection, and the launch phase through to production.

At all times, the Program Responsible Senior Professional is considered the senior SQ contact for NAFTA FCA plants, FCA affiliate plants in other regions and also the vehicle team for any concerns regarding the quality of parts that we receive from our suppliers. The Program Responsible Senior Professional will manage the work of the SQ Program Managers as well as work directly with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality to ensure non-conforming parts are handled properly and follow FCA procedures and guidelines. We are seeking candidates qualified for the Senior Professional Program Responsible role who are skilled Engineers and able to develop, present, and explain program status updates to senior leadership, manage multiple individual work teams, work globally, and are recognizes strong communicators. Additional job responsibilities for the Senior Professional Program Responsible may include but not limited to the following: lead the collection, coordinate and present program level 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 (SPRE -- Supplier Process Risk Evaluation -- RPN) executive summaries; manage the production part approval process (PPAP) for running changes as needed on current production programs; facilitate the funding and deployment of safe launch strategies/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; Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Biomedical, Biomechanical, Bioengineering, Chemical, Materials, Metallurgical, or Mechatronics may also be considered
  • 8 or more years of work experience in Supplier Quality, Product Quality, Product 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/certification (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
  • Previous experience as a Supplier Quality and/or Product Design Responsible Lead Engineer

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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