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Quality Engineer in Spring Hill, TN at GTA

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Quality Engineer
Job ID: 18-00718
Location: Spring Hill, TN
Pay Rate: $24-28/hr
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Long-term Contract 
Shift: Must be able to work all shifts (This job will require working various shifts, overtime, and some off-shift production support)
Managers Specifications:
  • Manage daily project requests and prioritize your work well.
  • Identify the root-cause of problems through quick, efficient problem-solving.
  • Navigate complexity without getting bogged down.
  • Develop and execute quick containments with robust long-term solutions to different problems as they arise.
  • Present the Assembly Plant and Engineering Staff with clear problem definition, technical guidance on complex problems, and regular updates on progress.
  • Support Launch of new products in the plant when applicable.
  • Support off-shift operations (2nd and/or 3rd Shift) with flexibility to rotate between shifts as required
Position Responsibility:
  • Manage all Supplier Action Center (SAC) & Enhanced Supplier Engagement Process (ESEP) activities including coordinating preventive/receiving inspections to detect non-conforming material, providing immediate containment inspections and initiating part rework/repair (if required) to avoid major disruptions to the assembly line related to supplier parts.
  • Serve as liaison between Assembly Plant, Supplier and Supplier Quality Engineering.
  • Manage emerging issues for supplier commodities to ensure parts are delivered to the line in accordance to GM Standards and Specifications through proper containment actions, root cause analysis, countermeasure actions and continuous improvement.
  • Successfully manage multiple projects with broad scope and varying degrees of difficulty.
  • Fix supplier quality and engineering issues impacting Global Customer Audit (GCA), Direct Run Rate (DRR), Warranty and Compass.
  • Solve problems using Red X and other tools as applicable.
  • Develop quality standards and procedures for the plant.
  • Assist production in preventing defects and recommend process improvements.
  • Work with Launch Team on new vehicle builds.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to address PRR's (Problem Reporting & Resolution) issued and ensure robust corrective action.
  • Share Lessons Learned with Engineering to prevent repeat design or build issues.
  • Review nonconforming parts and sub-assemblies for proper initial disposition and root cause.
  • Coordinate periodic system and process audits at the plant and supplier facilities.
  • Support quality evaluation of new vehicles with engineering and production.
  • Coordinate engineering change implementation and assist in running PTR's (Production Trial Runs).
  • Support execution of all Client (Global Manufacturing System) requirements.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Supplier Action Center (SAC) and Enhanced Supplier Engagement Processes (ESEP)
  • Ability to pull prints, read drawings, understand GD&T, work with Vis mockup and GDIS
  • Good understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Extensive experience with problem solving processes and tools
  • Working knowledge of Global Manufacturing System (Client) requirements
  • Experience as a Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer, Process Engineer, Design Engineer and/or Reliability Engineer.
  • Independent judgment in managing complex and ambiguous tasks with minimal input from supervisor.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead diverse/cross-functional teams.
  • Effective communicator with solid oral and written presentation skills.
Preferred Skills:
  • Familiarity with Plant Quality systems/applications including GSIP and GEPICS
  • Familiarity with Engineering & Supplier Quality systems/applications including E2, PRTS, APM, GQTS, TeamCenter and PAD's
  • Familiarity with Engineering Work Order (EWO), Temporary Work Order (TWO) and parts release processes
  • Red X Journeyman Certification
  • Certified Quality Engineer
  1. Please share a few highlights why you are an ideal fit for this opening. (Brief example)
  2. Please list the education you've completed. What was the degree and what was the month and year you received it? (Ex: 01/89)
  3. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  4. Can you please list why you left your last few employers?
  5. What pay rate are you looking for? (If your required rate exceeds the listed pay rate you may by over qualify for this position, but please share what you would be comfortable with)    
  6. Have you worked at GM before? If so, were you contract or direct?
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?  
  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