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Quality Control / Testing in Hammond, IN at GTA

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Quality Control Testing
Job ID: 18-00609 (LR-REQ-00565)
Location: Hammond, IN
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of Hire: long term contract

Position Summary:
Our client who is a Tier 1 automotive seating supplier is seeking a Quality Control Testing Engineer who possesses a bachelor's degree in Engineering or a technical field from an accredited institution .
The primary focus of the Manufacturing Quality Engineer is executing product and process controls per the control plan in conjunction with the plant's production team.

Position Responsibility:
  • Supervises the Manufacturing Process Quality Inspectors/Auditors.
  • Responsible for the inspection/audit process and the output of the inspections/audits
  • Defines and implements quality control processes to measure product or service compliance to design specifications.
  • Creates and conducts sampling and testing procedures. Identifies root causes for defects and participates in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develops new processes and tools as needed to improve testing execution and impact.
  • Ensure the ongoing compliance to the production control plans including the maintaining the document(s) through the life of the program.
  • Confirm the related test/measurement equipment is used properly, calibrated and maintained, including 'red rabbits” for Poka Yoke verification.
  • Collect, review and react to data collected within the manufacturing process per the control plan. Ensure the update and maintenance of the capability studies (SPC data collection).
  • Ensures compliance to the containment, rework, and inspection processes for non-conforming product.
  • Leads disposition of non-conforming product and ensures timely disposition.
  • Quality lead on problem solving team and for Fast Response System.
  • Responsible for driving the problem-solving process including tool use, confirming 8D content and meeting customer and/or internal response time requirement.
  • Coordinate necessary internal sorting activities
  • Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.

Position Requirements:
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings to ensure the understanding of the agreed quality parameters and product specific requirements
  • Experience in relevant manufacturing processes and technologies
  • Understanding of practical problem-solving tools using 8D methodology:
  • Is-Is Not
  • Fishbone diagram
  • Brainstorming
  • Affinity Diagrams
  • Three legged 5 Why
  • Experience in product, process and Layered Process Audits
Working knowledge quality tools, and process/production control methods such as:
  • APQP
  • Control Plans
  • FMEA
  • GD&T
  • MSA
  • PPAP
  • SPC

GTA Questions:
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. Do you have experience working as a Quality Engineer within a Unionized environment? (If yes, please explain where)

  2. Are you flexible to work any shift and at any of the Hammond locations which also includes Portage, IN?

  3. Do you have a bachelor's degree in Engineering or a Related Field of Study?

  4. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?

  5. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)

  6. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?

  7. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?

  8. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms.