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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Engineering Quality Assurance Engineer (JOEMs)

Location: 

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Req ID 22445
   

Company Description:

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation to allow vehicles to see, think and act.

 

Position Overview:

This position is a direct report to the Engineering Quality Assurance Manager, Electronics & ADAS Division. This is a global position, responsible for leading engineering quality activities for projects with Japanese OEMs (JOEMS) worldwide across all Electronics Division product lines.

The purpose of this position is to ensure perfect quality of all deliverables to Japanese customers as committed. This individual will not only lead engineering work product quality checks, but he/she will also be responsible to review and approve all engineering work products/releases being delivered to Japanese OEMs.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Primary Engineering Quality Interface with JOEM customers
  • Ensure engineering process compliance within JOEM projects
  • Supporting engineering quality relationship with JOEM customers and developing action plans
  • Drive engineering quality within assigned projects
  • Ensure perfect engineering quality of work products within assigned projects
  • Review and approve engineering work product and releases
  • Coach and support engineering problem solving methodologies including quality of problem resolution. Including reviewing and coaching 3x5 Why results.
  • Support continuous improvement of engineering activities
  • Inspire an engineering quality mindset and culture across Division U organization
  • Support engineering quality improvement projects  
  • Oversees engineering quality assurance in assigned projects
    • Engineering Quality Assurance activities and required Gate Review Documentation
    • Engineering Work Product Reviews
    • Engineering Process Adherence Checks
    • Engineering Risk Assessments
  • Confirms project work product quality maturity levels through frequent metrics monitoring, generates reports, and works with the project teams to perform risk assessments and develop recovery action plans.
  • Monitors daily work and outputs of the project team to recommend and drive improvements within assigned projects.
  • Coaches, mentors, and supports the development of department EQAs globally
  • Confirms engineering product release requirements are satisfied and stops deliveries if quality and safety objectives are compromised.
  • Supports/ Leads Change Impact Analysis approaches in the project and ensures DRBFM compliance if applicable
  • Ensures the proper usage of engineering problem-solving methodologies in the project resulting in high quality countermeasure / corrective action output.
  • Escalates Engineering Quality risks that are not addressed within the engineering projects team
  • Support project level preparation for internal/external audits.  Responsible to ensure engineering project readiness. (i.e. ASPICE / IATF, etc)
  • Serves as the primary customer contact for engineering quality related matters for assigned projects as related to engineering documentation, tools, processes, etc.
  • Other engineering duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required.
  • 7+ Years’ experience developing automotive electronics products preferably in Embedded Software, Electronics, Mechatronics, Vehicle Dynamics, and Safety.
  • 5+ Years’ direct Engineering Quality Assurance experience.
    • Working as an EQA as part of the engineering team supporting and ensuring the development of high-quality engineering work products.
  • Working knowledge of engineering problem-solving methodologies including lessons learned. (i.e. Six Sigma, Ishikawa, 8D, 3x5 why)
  • Working experience driving engineering development processes for electronics products (i.e. ASPICE, ISO26262, CMMI) is required 
  • ASPICE Provisional Assessor training and certification desired
  • Experience working with and developing engineering quality solutions in alignment with JOEM expectations is preferred.
  • Japanese Language skills Required

 

Be part of our ZF team as Senior Engineering Quality Assurance Engineer (JOEMs) and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company. Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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