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Resident Engineering Manager Job, Detroit, MI

Job Number: 1028438

Location: Detroit, MI

Date Posted: 6-20-2017

 

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The Quality organization is currently seeking a skilled, solutions-oriented Resident Engineering Manager to join FCA's Corporate Quality Team at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant. The Resident Engineering Manager will lead all quality systems/programs, provide technical expertise to hourly and manufacturing salary personnel at the Jefferson North Assembly facility and collaborate with plant Manufacturing and Engineering operations to champion FCA's quality improvement efforts across all functional areas. The Resident Engineer will apply advanced problem solving, engineering and knowledge to identify risks and create risk mitigation plans to resolve production and quality system deficiencies. The selected candidate will oversee and review project deliverables throughout the project lifecycle ensuring the product meets or exceeds customers' needs and expectations.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Engineering team on product related issues
  • Coordinate production evaluation runs (PERs) and change notice (CN) implementation for product/process improvements
  • Manage system that tracks non-conformance problems
  • Ensure plant conformance to applicable process standards to support Manufacturing Engineering process audit
  • Interface with model responsible engineers to facilitate launch of new programs with highest quality standards and performance
  • Collaborate with Quality Control staff to contain customer warranty issues
  • Capture product issues and respond to manufacturing quality issues to support engineering issue tracking process
  • Manage the quality system documentation-procedures, instructions and forms pertaining to the assigned scope
  • Manage product and process information from databases and compile metric reports as requested
  • Support the attainment of plant/corporate quality targets
  • Lead and support quality and continuous improvement initiatives through the Kaizen methodology by working collaboratively within cross-functional manufacturing teams and facilitating consensus from the main stakeholders
  • Build effective relationships with plant staff and shop floor production personnel to lead product change and improve outgoing quality
  • Develop inspection standards and best methods for performing inspection

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 10 years' experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • World Class Manufacturing Experience (Lean Manufacturing)
  • Black Belt Certified

 

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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