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Supplier Quality Engineer

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Date: May 7, 2018

Location: Antioch, TN, US, 37013

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

TWB Company is North America’s market leader for tailor welded products with locations in Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee, Ontario and Mexico. Formed in 1992, TWB is a joint venture of Worthington Industries and Wuhan Iron and Steel Company.  The company developed the tailor welded blank market in North America and is the leading manufacturer of tailor welded products in the NAFTA region supporting JIT production and services to the automotive industry.  The company’s technologies are helping automotive companies produce stronger, lighter vehicles.  

Summary

 This position’s primary responsible is for designing and ensuring human/machine interfaces and quality processes, procedures and controls are aligned to maximize quality production at a reduced cost. The Quality Engineer evaluates new customer and vendor requirements to design production-quality flow processes and prepares Capital Appropriation Requests(CAR) to evaluate if the investment is feasible and meets cost requirements. Key position results include but are not limited to, increase quality at and/or reduced cost for supply base, internally and customer base; compliance with all regulatory and internal policies; reduction in scrap, reject and rework; and timely and accurate CAR preparation and evaluation. The ideal candidate utilizes strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills to identify, develop and follow through on a course of action relative to production-quality flow processes. 

Responsibilities

  • Develops process control methods in order to solve complex problems and eliminate waste.
  • Facilitates internal teams in order to determine root cause and implements corrective actions to prevent reoccurrences.
  • Interacts with suppliers in order to improve products through material or process changes.
  • Completes customer PPAP’s (Production Part Approval Process) and requirements. Develops, reviews and approves supplier PPAP’s.
  • Develops and performs DOE’s (Design of Experiments).
  • Determines root cause and implements corrective action to prevent reoccurrence on customer issues. Works with and approves supplier corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Evaluates, develops and implements procedure and manual changes.
  • Performs customer visits and supplier audits in order to drive improvements internally and externally.
  • Manages the preparation and evaluation of CAR’s related to new tooling and equipment.
  • Trains operators and management.
  • Assists with selection or hire, recommends discipline. May fill in for manager approvals.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Education

Bachelors in Engineering General

Desired Experience

  • Knowledge of FMEA process, participation and documentation of FMEA’s 
  • Advanced knowledge of internal audit methodologies related to various quality systems
  • Skilled in math and statistics
  • Skilled in statistical software along with MS Office programs
  • Knowledge of material and product defects
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills 
  • Customer service focused
  • Preferred Certified Quality Technician, Certified Quality Auditor (CQA or WI Cert.), Certified Quality Engineer
  • Intermediate metallurgy training
  • 0-5 years of experience

Essential Abilities

  • Business Acumen
  • Analytical Skills
  • Build Relationships
  • Business Partner
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Equipment Aptitude
  • Our Philosophy
  • Problem Solving

 

TWB is considered an Employer of Choice operating under a long-standing philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule. TWB and its subsidiaries, are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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