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Sr. Quality Engineer

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0040315
Date Posted: Jul 17, 2024
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Company Name: HITACHI ASTEMO AMERICAS, INC.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Sr. Quality Engineer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Reviews all design drawings and changes, operation sheets, process procedures, test procedures, procurement documents, quality manuals, and inspection analyses to ensure the company’s and customers quality requirements are met on assigned products and programs.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain strategies for the training of Quality Mind Set to supporting and manufacturing associates on new and existing testing, customer requirements, and process that support the customer control plan.  
  • Measure the capability of process and product to meet customer requirements including testing equipment.
  • Develop, implement and maintain inspection standards for auditing of raw materials and product s at different stages in the receiving/manufacturing shipping process.
  • Effectively coordinate auditing and documentation of raw materials and products at different stages of the manufacturing process.
  • Lead projects to improve quality of processes, products and components as a result of internal/external findings or customer complaints. Perform joint analysis of complex problems with suppliers, design, manufacturing and other departments, to determine root cause and support development of countermeasures.
  • Leads or participates in Improvement Activities to analyze and develop countermeasures to customer complaints associated with processes, equipment, and completed parts.
  • Initiates and completes all studies, such as capability, PPAP approval of parts supplied to Hitachi Automotive Systems. (HIAMS) customers.
  • Document data maintain database and develop computerized status reports related to inspection activities, nonconforming items, and other process, material or product quality related issues.
  • Oversee and monitor activities of the product sorting function and return of defective parts, including problem analysis, training and assignment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum of three (5) years experience.  Proficiency in use of statistical applications, process flow charts, PFMEA, CP, process checklists and knowledge of calipers, micrometers, CMM, Vision Systems, and other measuring equipment. (must have 3 years experience in automotive manufacturing environment)
  • Customer-service and detail orientation. Prior use of customer portals for communication and submission of approval documents.
  • Ability to work independently and support the development of other engineering staff.
  • Proven problem-solving skills, (3) years’ experience addressing corrective actions including warranty analysis.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proven QC technical skills (Capability Studies, APQP, PPAP).
  • Ability to read blueprints and measure parts.
  • Must be proficient in MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint. Some Access experience preferred.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the direction and leadership to fellow team members   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Required to sit for long periods of time. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Usual office working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet. The performance of this position may occasional require exposure to the manufacturing areas where certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment and steel toe shoes.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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