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Quality Engineer Lead

Quality Engineer Lead

Job ID 
2017-23680
# of Positions 
1
Internal Title 
Quality Engineer Lead
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Category 
Reliability & Quality - RQ
Location 
US-IL-Lisle
Travel 
Up To 25%
Relocation Offered 
No
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Overview

 

Navistar - Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.

 

Why Navistar?

  • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
  • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
  • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
  • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
  • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well 

We are seeking a Quality Engineer Lead.  This position supports Quality Management with assigned operational area by providing expertise and advise on production or product problems fed back from both internal and external Customers

  • Determines Quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing and design processes.
  • Conducts investigations, analyses information and facilitates teams dealing with issues/projects associated with resolution of quality problems.
  • Promotes the use of discipline problem solving techniques to ensure root causes of issues are being identified and addressed. Participates in product design reviews and program discussions to ensure plans are avoiding/mitigating risks adequately.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of methods, procedures and equipment that ensure quality standards for parts and products.
  • Provides technical support for products by leading on quality development and certification processes, cost reduction, production quality problems resolution, and warranty reduction. Bring the voice of the customer from the customer support organization to the product development group and the business.
  • Utilize warranty/reliability data to establish quality targets and projects in support of overall cost of quality business objectives.
  • Lead / Support Early Warning Call discussions as necessary for all product launches, identify trends or critical issues and document as appropriate
  • Partner with Supplier Quality to communicate with Supply Base as required in an effort to drive improvements and adequate validation.
  • Partners with Platform Leads to ensure data driven assessments of improvement projects on Platform Roadmaps

Position Purpose and Requirements

Supports Quality Management within assigned operational area by providing expertise and advice on production or product problems fed back from both internal and external customers. Conducts investigations, analyses information and facilitates teams dealing with issues/projects associated with resolution of quality problems. Promotes the use of discipline problem solving techniques to ensure root cause s of issues are being identified and addressed. Participates in product design reviews and program discussions to ensure plans are avoiding/mitigating risks adequately. Contributes to the development and implementation of methods, procedures and equipment that ensure quality standards for parts and products. Provides technical support for products by leading on quality development and certification processes, cost reduction, production quality problems resolution, and warranty reduction. 

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of Engineering and Reliability or Quality Assurance experience

OR

  • Master’s degree and at least 3 years of Engineering and Reliability or Quality Assurance experience

OR

  • At least 7 years of Engineering and Reliability or Quality Assurance experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of Quality Management practices, 6 Sigma, Lean, 5S or Statistical Engineering Certification a plus.
  • Proficient in root cause analysis and formal problem solving techniques, including but not limited to production part approval process, advanced product quality planning, and quality profession tools such as SPC, GR7R, DOE, FMEA, Cpk, and GD&T
  • Prior experience with Statistical Analysis of Warranty Data; Familiarity with Statistical packages such as Minitab, Advanced Excel etc a plus.
  • Familiarity / Comfortable with Vehicle / Engine related technical concepts
  • Knowledge of quality concepts including process control, analysis, and ISO9000, etc.
  • Quality tools knowledge and ability to mentor others on how to properly apply quality tools and techniques
  • Advanced computer application, good oral and written communications skills 

Competencies:

  • Action Oriented
  • Conflict Management
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Organizational Agility
  • Peer Relationships
  • Problem Solving

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization

 

It's Uptime at International

 

Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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