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Supplier Quality Engineer in Franklin, GA at JAC Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    266 Mary Johnson Drive
    Franklin, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

  • Perform the duties of a Field Supplier Quality Engineer

  • Maintain an open issue log for all supplier concerns related to supplied components (pertaining to Quality and Processing issues).

  • Communicate all supplier related issues (timing, quality concerns, etc) to program managers and JAC Franklin management.

  • Conduct periodic supplier visits to review and confirm progress towards production readiness and to assess supplier capability and risk. Assure that the supplier processes include error proof devices as applicable.

  • Conduct, as necessary, supplier visits to assess effectiveness of corrective actions.

  • Review and approve supplier manufacturing, inspection, and containment processes for program activities.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement within supplier processes and assist, as necessary, with the development and implementation of these improvement activities.

  • Assess the supplier's ability to produce to the quoted volumes, i.e. run at rate evaluation and determination.

  • Assist Business Unit Manager with supplier improvement process and/or development activities.

  • Initiate periodic on-site supplier program development team meetings.

  • Communication of advanced quality and PPAP requirements to Tier 2 suppliers.

  • Review and approve supplier PFMEA and Control Plans.

  • Coordinate PFMEA and Control Plan activities at supplier which supports quality requirements of components at JAC Products and our customer.

  • Review and approve supplier PPAP's. Establish and maintain action plans when PPAP's are not fully approved.

  • Maintain PPAP checklist that identifies the issues related to achievement of full PPAP approval.

  • Assist QMS team with customer PPAP requirements including the update of JAC FRANKLIN supplied component PPAP status in customer format.

  • Communicate with suppliers and JAC internal customers on product quality concerns and initiate corrective and/or preventive actions for these concerns.

  • Participate in continual improvement programs and activities to support the achievement of department KPI and mini goals.

Job Requirements

  • Experience with Blue Print Reading and GD&T is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Advanced Quality core tools (FMEA, PPAP 4th, SPC, MSA, APQP)

  • Knowledge of automotive quality systems such as QS-9000, TS / IATF 16949, and ISO 9000.

  • Engineering bachelor's degree or related technology degree preferred, will substitute with military service or 4 years of experience is similar role.

Six Sigma certification or equivalent is preferred.

Work Experience

  • Working in a team orientated environment.

  • Ability to work effectively alone and to prioritize work plans.

  • A minimum of 1-3 experience in automotive quality assurance preferred.

  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills a must.

  • Experience with MS Office applications (excel, word, powerpoint).

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Understanding of statistics and statistical methods.

  • Ability to manage multiple programs / projects.


    Physical Requirements

  • The ability to perform work for a minimum of 8 hours while standing and/or walking.

  • The ability to lift 15 pounds on a frequent basis.

  • The ability to lift 40 pounds on an occasional basis.

  • The ability to perform work below the knees and above the shoulders on an occasional basis.

  • Good vision at close distance.

  • Travel is required 50-75%