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Senior Quality Engineer

Senior Quality Engineer
Country: United States
Work Location: Newton
State: North Carolina
Advertising End Date: Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
What you?ll do
Role Purpose
To provide supervision, leadership and escalation point for quality engineering teams. To be the technical resource for Quality within the GPS Group. Providing training in quality techniques, company and customer requirements. Represent the GPS and/or the plant with customers. Drives process improvement activities and quality related corrective actions. Area - 1 for GM and 1 for Clutch Line - both at Plant 2
Key Responsibilities
Supervise the workload of Quality Engineers and Quality Technicians within working teams.
Act as a point of contact / escalation for quality team and cross functional leadership
Identify training needs for the current employees
Leading team in continues improvement initiatives
Support Quality Manager in strategy and continues improvement plan definition
Implementation lean management tools
Align process documentation with process capabilities.
Analyze and implement customer requirements into existing systems and processes.
Collect and evaluate statistical data and take appropriate measures.
Resolve problems, make process improvements and respond to internal and external customer inquiries regarding quality issues.
Perform compliance and system effectiveness audits to insure adherence to company policies, procedures and customer requirements.
Lead the APQP Process for new products and processes within the GPS group.
Use inspection gages and tools to collect process data.
Evaluate and report progress of team toward established goals and objectives.
Participate in design reviews and development of process FMEA?s and take appropriate actions.
Produce reports for use by management.
Lead teams in structured problem-solving efforts to improve both product and processes.
Resolve internal and external customer complaints in such a manner as to prevent a recurrence.
Ensure the teams use appropriate methods of problem solving.
Keep abreast of new developments and techniques within the quality field.
Train associates in both theory and application of quality tools such as statistics, inspection methods, problem solving, process analysis and improvement.
Organize and present data to management for decision making.
Resolve disputes with internal and external customer involving product quality.
Respond to customer inquiries concerning product, service and deliveries.
Participate in technical discussions with both customers and suppliers.
Provide input to department budget and work to control costs.
Perform all other task as assigned by Internal Quality Manager.
Perform internal supply evaluations and track corrective actions driven through seven step process.
Coordinate Production Part Approval Process to customers
Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures.
About you
Required Qualifications:
Minimum 10 years of work experience, minimum 2 years in automotive industry.
Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience
Demonstrated skills in Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with change management
Bachelor?s Degree in Engineering
Preferred Qualifications:
Extensive knowledge in the use and application of SPC.
Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
CQA, CQT-Preferred
Certified Quality Engineer-Preferred
Formal Problem-Solving skills - Preferred
Experience with creating and training quality tools and techniques
Developed Leadership Standard Work
Key Responsibilities
Not Specified
About Us
About Us
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world?s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world?s automotive manufacturers.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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