Application of metrology expertise to support control of existing stamping and assembly processes, measuring equipment and verification and validation of new process and measuring equipment, utilizing variety of measuring equipment and methods, having as a core Coordinate Measuring Machines.
* Daily use scheduled CMM to measure assigned parts per Control Plan, accountable for ensuring adequate feedback is provided to the process/gage control, including immediate reaction and/or Concern Analysis System * Organize, prepare and perform assigned capability / reliability /correlation studies including reporting in specified format (GR&R, DataPage etc) * Participate in PPAP team and related activities (PSO, Powerway etc) for assigned elements including laboratory and dimensional related requirement * Maintain and Document Control for control cards and control limits for variable readings based on process capability for assembly and component KCC. * Champion assigned dimensional projects and studies * Review data, verify and complete reports and communicate to customer contact via e-mail, uploads in internet applications or similar * Perform internal calibration of assigned gages and complete record in Gage tracking system, including entering new item, documenting calibration procedure etc. * Provide support to all departments for quality or dimensionally related issues, including opening CR in the system, participate in containment when needed * Take initiative to follow through on completion of tasks/projects * Back-up coverage for Quality Inspector when needed by department * Back-up coverage for weld penetration testing when needed by department * Maintain Lab scope up to date * Participate in PFMEA, CP, Control Card &Work Guidance development * Maintain assigned document control for PFMEA, CP, Control Card and Work Guidance and other documents controlled by QA department * Maintain assigned advanced and master part number list and follow-up on assigned updates 9fixtures, cards, instructions) for implementation of engineering changes up to on time submission of PPAP documentation to customer * Maintain an open issues list and meet with leadership as to status
Knowledge and Education
* Post-secondary education or Equivalent * Extensive knowledge of measuring equipment and Metrology protocols * CMM operating and programming experience * Advanced knowledge of GD&T * Experience with QS/TS Quality systems and manufacturing processes * Solid understanding of applicable TS16949 quality system requirements, including APQP, FMEA, PPAP manual, and auditing procedures * Up to date knowledge of applicable internal procedures and work instructions including referenced customer specific requirements * Advanced knowledge of operating and programming all CMMs types and other laboratory and measuring equipment within Laboratory scope ( PCDMIS Software ) * Advanced knowledge of GD&T, SPC and MSA AIAG manuals to champion control and improvement of existing processes and capability of new equipment and processes for PPAP submission * Knowledge of computer applications (MS Office, Auto CAD) including control of change, document control, backup control
Minimum 5 years in manufacturing environment preferable automotive
Skills and Competencies
* Able to work scheduled overtime. * Able to work flexible hours on short notice. * Able to work three shift rotation with other QA members during peak requirements in department (such as PPAP submission, new program launch etc). * ability to independently and accurately analyze measurement results and recommend dimensional solution for establishing and maintain process and equipment capability, * ability to orally and in writing explain or present technical information in a clear, accurate and understandable manner with follow-up on confirming the outcome * ability to contribute to an environment that recognizes, supports, respects and welcomes, colleagues, internal and external customers, share knowledge skills and experience with co-workers * ability to deal with constant interruptions ability to manage time and tasks and working schedule to reschedule priorities, switch between tasks and equipment in order to deliver on time, minimize risk, support departmental objectives * Detail oriented to ensure no impact of error in presented results * Motivated, positive, strive for positive solution, use right method, verify and investigate any out of tolerance process, care about user"s options * Trustworthy/reliable to complete tasks on time and timely escalate any obstacle
Manufacturing Environment Stamping and Welding