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Quality Engineer II

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Date: Jul 7, 2021

Location: Mishawaka, IN, US, 46545

Company: AM General LLC

GENERAL SUMMARY

Review manufacturing processes and specifications to assure contractual compliance. Lead and help coordinate cross-functional problem solving activities for continuous improvement. The position supports the Mishawaka Manufacturing Campus production operations as a technical expert for paint compliance and component conformance of coated, supplied parts.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Review manufacturing processes and specifications, to assure contract compliance. Interface with other departmental personnel such as manufacturing, quality, and engineering. Establish quality procedures, processes and acceptance standards. Perform build and quality problem solving using Practical Problem Solving and Lean Six Sigma methods. Manage containment to permanent resolution for supplier and engineering non-conformances. Lead and manage Quality System changes supporting new model and engineering change. Leadership and support for Quality Plan Deployment, Integrated Product Team (IPT), Product Development Teams (PDT), Engineering Change Notice (ECN), Engineering-Try-Out and Production-Trial-Run review and approval

EDUCATION & SKILLS

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Technology or related technical field with experience in the Automotive, Defense or Manufacturing industry, specifically in a paint capacity.   
ASQ certification is a plus.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt is a plus.
Confident in conducting Statistical Process Control and Measurement System Analysis 
5 years experience in paint/quality capacity. 
Experience with ISO 9001, TS-16949, and IATF-16949. 
Experience in problem solving and problem solving methodologies. 
Strong communication and organizational skills. 
Proficiency in Microsoft Applications required
Proficiency in SAP, Teamcenter, SharePoint a plus

PHYSICAL EFFORTS

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch
or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the
ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to physically support a manufacturing environment through evaluation of on the floor issue resolution and
problem solving.
Extended hours to support increased production may be required on occasion

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Location: This position operates between an office and manufacturing plant environment and is often assigned to a specific shift or hours. Employee must be able to perform job functions in environment with varying difficult work conditions such as extreme cold, heat, inclement weather, at heights, and/or while exposed to constant/intermittent loud noises. • Teamwork: This position will work with others to ensure efficiency in the workplace. • Listening Skills: This position will need to understand how to use machinery properly and safely to prevent accidents and ensure all tasks are completed accurately. • Ability to follow instructions: Managers assign tasks and responsibilities, which vary depending on the products being manufactured; this position should be able to follow instructions competently. • Methodical approach: Production lines follow a set process, so this position needs a methodical approach to ensure all tasks are completed in the correct order for a smooth-running production line. • Concentration: This position may perform the same or similar tasks repeatedly, so a strong level of concentration when carrying out these tasks is important for quality control purposes. This role is often fast paced, so being able to maintain focus at all times is important.

TRAVEL

Occasional travel will be required

Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.   We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com. If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose you language : English - Spanish - Arabic - Chinese If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose you language : English - Spanish - Chinese if you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the links : English - Spanish


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