Quality Engineer

<p class="p1">Joining TeamOetiker means connecting with over 2,000 people in 32 countries and 13 manufacturing sites. We are the leader in connecting solutions for automotive and industrial applications. Our clamps, rings, straps, and connectors can be found on virtually every car and millions of plumbing systems and appliances. We are a privately owned, family-run business, with a long-term perspective and a focus on <em>sustainable</em> business success. Sound like a place where you want to be? Connect with us.</p>

Marlette, MI

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<p class="p1">Working together to make over 2 billion connections every year. That&rsquo;s what we do at Oetiker. Our &lsquo;<em>OneOetiker</em>&rsquo; culture is built on open and respectful collaboration and strong relationships with team members. Our strength comes directly from our team, our values and a culture of trust, teamwork, and professional growth.</p> <p class="p2"><strong>Do you want to connect?</strong></p> https://oetiker.com/

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Overview: Oetiker provides customers with the peace of mind that their mission-critical components are reliably connected. We are a global leader in high-end connecting solutions for the vehicle industry and for high-value applications in industrial segments. Our expertise in high-quality clamps, rings, straps and quick-connectors ranges from powertrain and drivetrain applications to medical applications. We offer engineering, prototyping and testing support to quickly create comprehensive solutions for overcoming clamping and connecting challenges. With 1800+ employees in more than 30 countries and over 75 years of experience, we are the trusted, global, long-term partner for the world&rsquo;s leading OEMs.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Implements corrective actions and continuous improvements of quality requirements to consistently achieve customer satisfaction and support a zero-defect culture.</li> <li>Responsible for internal quality issue fast response.</li> <li>Documents, tracks, facilitates, and completes customer or internal corrective actions with cross-functional team.</li> <li>Support robust problem-solving methodology.</li> <li>Drives initiatives to foster a zero-defect culture in the plant.</li> <li>Attend daily Operations Meeting as an integral member in communicating status of customer or internal complaints.</li> <li>Is responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of customer and/or internal quality performance indicators.</li> <li>Assist with analysis of customer part returns or internal non-conformances to determine root cause.</li> <li>Supports the quality laboratory with customers or internal non-conforming product containment and sorting activities.</li> <li>Works directly with both management and employee level on continual improvements of our quality system.</li> <li>Supports APQP activity to ensure successful new product launches.</li> <li>Supports PPE in PFMEA audits (reverse, high RPN).</li> <li>Supports to ensure compliance to IATF-16949 &amp; ISO 14001.</li> <li>Conducts internal layered process audits.</li> <li>Supports customer visit/audits.</li> <li>Participates/Drives Scrap reduction improvement.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <section id="st-qualifications" class="job-section"> <div class="wysiwyg"> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Engineering or a minimum of 7&nbsp;years&rsquo; equivalent experience required.</li> <li>Proficiency in 8D problem solving, 5 Why Analysis.</li> <li>Strong to read / interpret blueprints and specifications including GD&amp;T.</li> <li>AIAG Core Tool Training (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plan, MSA, SPC).</li> <li>Knowledge of IATF16949 &amp; ISO14001 Standards.</li> <li>Excellent communication and follow-through skills and attention to detail.</li> <li>Proven ability to promote transparency and effective reporting methods for audiences ranging from the &ldquo;shop floor" to the management/customer level.</li> <li>High integrity, fair, emotionally mature, self-aware.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </section> <section id="st-additionalInformation" class="job-section"> <div> <h2 class="title">Additional Information</h2> </div> <div class="wysiwyg"> <p>Ability to travel between Oetiker locations.</p> </div> </section>