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

Quality Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 22157
   

We are seeking a new colleague to join our E-Mobility team in Northville, MI!

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the planning, development and coordination/realization and execution of of all quality activities concerning new product development, with the main focus on electronics/sensors   from the conception stage through the start of production.
  • Leads and reviews all design drawings and changes, preparation sheets, process procedures, test procedures, procurement documents, quality manuals, and inspection analysis to ensure the company and customer quality requirements are met.
  • Participates in the development of Process and Design FMEA’s. 
  • Generate and champion the prototype process for problem solving, test failures and report First Time Capability for prototype builds. 
  • Facilitate prototype dimensional layouts and prepare prototype PPAP submissions.
  • Participate in the development of new product quality parameters, gauges and equipment. 
  • Recommend design and manufacturing method changes to new products. 
  • Analyze product to establish statistical control characteristics.
  • Perform technical support and analyses to resolve product problems as they occur in the manufacturing process. 
  • Assist sales personnel and design and manufacturing engineers in resolving customer complaints. 
  • Meet with customers (at their facility or ZF Electronics), to plan test and manufacturing programs to qualify the customer's product to meet their requirements.
  • Initiate dimensional layouts on product for the purpose of quality for production release. 
  • Identify changes and track the quality level of preproduction runs to ensure the product meets the capability levels identified for the “line readiness” event activities as required by different OEM’s. 
  • Compile and document Pre-launch Control Plans, Prototype Quality Procedures and PPAP; Maintain the documentation to ensure accuracy of content until program is released and has achieved specified yield goals. 
  • Develop performance specifications for inspection equipment; Develop and maintain quality assurance test plans and procedures for use in monitoring electronic component and product quality; Develop gauge repeatability and reproductability studies.
  • Provide quality engineering resolutions for problem solving, from the advanced planning stage to mass production. 
  • Perform product/process analysis for launch; cost reduction, quality and efficiency improvements.
  • Perform field product performance assessments including reviewing customer warranty data, customer processing failure, landed quality.
  • Work with customer warranty and quality personnel to analyze, track, and troubleshoot defective returned parts.
  • Report customer defect and warranty claims to management using charts, statistical analysis, 8D’s or other presentation methods.
  • Interface with the production and design facilities to ensure the timely completion of faulty, warranty, and return parts analysis; report results to customers and management.
  • Design statistical reliability test programs; analyze and report reliability testing results. 
  • Design statistical sampling plans and experiments using various statistical methods to assure product conformance to specifications; perform internal and external audits.
  • Use computer and develop software program for special statistical analyses and capability studies.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and 3+ years of quality engineering experience (particularly manufacturing-focused)(intern/co-op experience included)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • ISO/IEC 15504 awareness training
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma principles
  • Ability to influence and engage at multiple levels within internal and external organizations
  • Excellent project and planning abilities; able to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Superior interpersonal, communications and listening skills
  • Strong drive for teamwork with a customer-oriented approach to projects
     

 

Be part of our ZF team as Quality Engineer and apply now!

 

 

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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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