Quality Engineer
Vuteq Canada
Woodstock, ON
Vuteq Canada is a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization, located in Woodstock, Ontario.

By continually improving our systems and processes through ongoing evaluation of company objectives, we are able to maintain our commitment in ensuring that requirements and expectations for quality and safety are realized.

We strive to be an indispensable partner to our customers, driven by our team members and their engagement, and commit to developing the future with passion and sincerity.

Job Summary

The team member must work to develop new and existing quality systems, and work towards root cause and corrective action implementation. This will be achieved through internal and external audits, and by tracking internal and external quality issues.

Duties & Responsibilities

Review and submit production part approval process documentation (PPAP)
Responsible for complete measurement of parts and reviewing with suppliers and customers
Accountable to original equipment manufacturers (OEM)/customers; must respond to their requests for visits, document updates, audits, etc.
Must be capable of and confident with making judgement calls, both cosmetic and dimensional, during the part verification process, including colour judgement
Must review with supplier/internal customers, if necessary
Responsible for responding to quality issues
Support 5P validation process with various departments through discussion with suppliers and customers
Coordinate necessary changes after 5Ps are closed out, and complete any compulsory paper/administrative work
Develop and maintain quality standards through keeping up-to-date standardized work chart (SWC) changes
Create inspection standards, review data, and make necessary changes including PFMEA, MQC, CP
Review advanced product quality planning (APQP) and PPAP schedules
Identify critical items and follow up as needed as per customer inspection standards and DWIs
Participate in any/all required meetings; root cause, 5P, PFS, internal/cross-functional, etc.
Review customer websites for updates and suggest any mandatory training (SKDI, TS.com, GM Supply Power)
Complete all necessary documentation, including warranty claims, changes to PFMEA and control plans, etc.
Schedule Follow up meetings with suppliers to support improvement initiatives.
Supplier audits; on site audit at the suppliers, review corrective actions, perform sourcing audits, follow up for improvements, work on support and level up of suppliers that require support
Must have a solid understanding of audit principles, procedures, and methods, and be able to apply those in order to execute an audit effectively.

Job Qualifications

Education

College level QA course or equivalent experience
Successful completion of Second Party Auditor and/or Lead Auditor Training
American Society for Quality (ASQ) certificate is an asset but not essential

Experience

5 years of quality experience in the automotive industry
1 – 2 years’ experience with GD&T
1 – 2 years’ experience with problem solving/root cause analysis
1 – 2 years’ experience with Tier 1/OEM automotive manufacturing experience

Skills and Abilities

Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong technical skills
Knowledge of statistical concepts
Ability to adapt to changing demands of production from customers and team member issues
Actively listen to fellow team members about concerns or issues that arise
Ability to effectively manage a small group of professionals to achieve shared and personal goals
Strong interpersonal skills; able to speak in front of groups of people, and ability to effectively communicate information with varying levels of individuals (both team members and management groups)
Ability to show versatility and resourcefulness when problem solving
Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines and importance of tasks
Manage time efficiently while working on several different tasks at once

Other

Must have a valid driver’s license
Valid passport
Ability to travel

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vuteq Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.