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Spvr, Quality Systems

Purpose
To provide advanced product quality planning to support the successful launch of new parts, processes and products. To plan and coordinate internal activities to assure all components, processes, and products will satisfy technical requirements. To provide technical assistance to Production and Engineering departments to resolve processing issues and promote
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides Quality Engineering support to assure all components, processes and products will satisfy technical requirements 
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).
  • Supervises assigned quality personnel as required.
  • Serves as technical liaison with STIHL R&D Germany, suppliers and internal production operations to effectively resolve all issues, promote quality, productivity improvements and cost reduction.
  • Performs quality system development in coordination with STIHL D pertaining to work standards, guidelines, programs and special projects.
  • Performs quality audits, FMEA, 8D problem solving, and provides associated training to promote process improvement through the successful application of management and quality tools.
  • Assists in the investigation and corrective action required to resolve customer complaints and related quality issues.
  • All work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of appropriate education, training, skills, and experience.
  • Assumes additional related responsibilities as required
Specifications
  • 4 year degree in engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years direct experience working within a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Technical knowledge of materials, complex tooling and related processing equipment - quality planning, problem solving material characterization, mechanical inspection and testing (CMM,UTM, layout inspection)
  • Quality Engineering skills related to manufacturing operations, providing budget planning, cost controlling and improvement projects
  • Advanced skills in office management practices, Microsoft Office products, project planning and basic quality tools (FMEA, APQP, PPAP, 8D, ISO9001, 5S)


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach