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Chief Inspector Job, Detroit, MI

Job Number: 1029023

Location: Detroit, MI

Date Posted: 8-11-2017


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The FCA Quality organization is currently seeking a solutions-oriented Chief Inspector to join the Quality team at the Mack Engine Plant in Detroit, MI. The Chief Inspector will manage cross-functional teams and gain valuable experience / knowledge in a broad spectrum of powertrain automotive engineering, manufacturing, and quality. The candidate must be a high-energy, hands-on individual with strength of convictions -- a self-confident leader who, in part due to his/her personal presence, style, and demeanor, effectively sells ideas and solutions to others. Moreover, this person must have unquestioned integrity.

Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and improving the health of the quality system, supporting the manufacturing goals for quality performance
  • Overseeing day to day operations of a production Quality crew
  • Working with the quality leaders and business unit leaders on short term quality counter measures/containments and problem solving
  • Managing all equipment qualifications, pre-launch activities, and engine testing Scheduling and approving department overtime
  • Reporting the health of the business to upper management
  • Working with engineering to develop and implement corrective actions for chronic issues
  • Plan, prioritize, set goals, and manage multiple projects in a technical and business environment
  • Display effective communication skills to support meetings at all levels of the company, including senior leadership
  • Establish partnerships both internally and externally and to influence without direct authority
  • Commitment and dedication in delivering a premier product to the consumer
  • Represent the "Voice of the Customer" to the platform teams
  • Drive team success by clarifying expectations and minimizing political hurdles
  • Demonstrate unwavering commitment to delivering results and champion achievements
  • Exhibit a willingness to do things differently and consistently translate ideas into actions that deliver results
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Industrial Management, Operations, Quality, or Manufacturing
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
  • Experience in problem solving techniques
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and logically prioritize
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite software
  • Ability to work a varied schedule as needed including weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Powertrain experience
  • Error mistake proofing, Green Belt
  • Strong root cause analysis skills, ability to use data to identify and resolve issues
  • Good knowledge of GD&T and SPC

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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