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Advanced Quality Engineer

Company: KYYBA, Inc
Location: Livonia
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Job Summary:
The Advanced Quality Engineer (AQE) 1 is an entry level AQE position responsible for developing the necessary skills for supporting supplier quality development efforts and to ensure that the supply base is capable of meeting program and purchase order specification requirements. AP example: simple, single level, low count part Bills of Material (BOM) at a single business unit from business acquisition through start of production (SOP). Engineering example: The Advanced Quality Engineer 1 will be mentored and supported by team members on project work and customer interactions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Successfully perform supplier assessments and conduct process audits at suppliers.
--- Support onsite supplier technical audits deemed necessary for potential and existing suppliers
--- Participate & conduct component feasibility activities with supplier until approval of selected supplier
--- Support manufacturing capability assessments at suppliers' manufacturing sites when required
--- Support development of policies and procedures for all supplier-level requirements
--- Ensure efficiency of SQ department by suggesting and implementing continuous improvement ideas
--- Assist supplier with activities for PPAP submission for full approval
--- Participate in drawing reviews to provide SQ inputs
--- Complete supplier submission package reviews (PPAP, FAI, BU Specific)
--- Provide quality data, status updates and metrics to support sourcing recommendations

Education and Experience (required):
--- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business with technical background or equivalent military experience

Quality Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities (required):
--- Proficient in Engineering drawing interpretation skills & basic understanding of GD&T applications.
--- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, and PowerPoint)
--- Basic Knowledge in APQP tools (Process Flow, FMEA, Control Plan, PPAP)
--- Basic Knowledge in statistical analysis (MSA, SPC)
--- Knowledge of practical problem-solving methods (Fishbone Diagrams, 8D, Six Sigma, 5 Why Analysis)
--- Knowledge of basic metrology & precision measurement skills.
--- Basic knowledge of manufacturing, assembly, and inspection processes.

Education and Experience (preferred):
--- Experience in Manufacturing or Quality in the automotive industry

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities (preferred):
--- Proficient oral and written communication skills in the English language is strongly preferred
--- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
--- Understanding of Quality Management Systems and standards (ISO9001, IATF 16949, etc.)

Additional Information:
Direct Reports: None
Travel Requirements: 50% (primarily domestic and regional)
About Kyyba:
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, Kyyba has a global presence delivering high-quality resources and top-notch recruiting services, enabling businesses to effectively respond to organizational changes and technological advances.
At Kyyba, the overall well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. We are proud of our work culture which embodies our core values; incorporating value, passion, excellence, empowerment, and happiness, creates a vibrant and productive atmosphere. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility that they need to support a healthy, balanced, and fulfilling career by providing many valuable benefits and a balanced compensation structure combined with career development. -
Disclaimer: -
Kyyba is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Kyyba does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
Medical, dental, vision
401k -
Term life
Voluntary life and disability insurance
Optional Pre-paid legal plan
Optional Identity theft plan
Optional Medical and dependent FSA
Work-visa sponsorship
Opportunity for advancement
Long-term assignment with opportunity for hire by client -

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