TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client is the brand name of Deere & Company, an American corporation that manufactures agricultural machinery, heavy equipment, forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.
Position: OFP Quality Engineer Stamping & Weldments
Location: Horicon, WI, 53032
Duration: 36 Months
Job Type: Contract
Work Type: Onsite
Provides quality planning, control, and improvement support for product development teams, manufacturing engineering, supply management, and manufacturing and/or distribution organizations to assure client product quality meets the customers’ expectations.
This includes the application of quality tools within the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Order Fulfilment Process (EOFP) and Customer Support Process (CSP).
Also supports application of quality tools with key suppliers as an integral element of quality planning.
Participates on PDP (Product Delivery Process) teams as the Quality representative, ensuring quality activities and plans are formulated and followed.
Engages in applying/leading Quality tools in Product Delivery Process (PDP) teams.
Encourages early interaction of both customer and supplier input to team activities.
Participates in Design Process and Assembly Reviews (DPARs), print reviews, and design reviews of new products.
Monitors and facilitates quality activities for part approval, verifies manufacturing processes (control plans, assembly instructions) and confirms process capability.
Uses quality tools and practices to establish approval criteria to ensure the identification of quality failure concerns for both internal and external manufactured parts and assemblies.
An example is Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA).
Investigates unit quality related issues and concerns related to product and processes, gathers and analyses data, resolves/facilitates resolution and implements corrective action.
Engages in applying/leading Quality tools on Customer Support Process (CSP), Continuous Improvement (CI),and/or Value Improvement (VI) teams.
Executes client Quality Control Plan where implemented.
Investigates product quality problems, determines root cause for quality problems, gathers and analyses data and implements corrective action to reduce or eliminate non-value waste resulting from non-conformances, scrap or reclaim.
Assists in identifying, communicating and resolving supplier quality problems.
Engages in supplier quality plan formulation as necessary.
Conducts audits of new and existing suppliers to determine manufacturing capability and adherence to accepted quality practices.
Drives prevention actions.
Facilitates and writes quality procedures for the purpose of maintaining/updating the factory quality system and supports quality system audits, reviews result with audit team, and participates in management review meetings.
Provides training and/or supervision to co-workers, inspectors, technicians and auditors on quality procedures and tools to monitor critical processes to assure consistent control and/or to implement cost-saving ideas to improve our products to meet customer expectations.
Top Must Haves:
They need to be able to read and interpret complex prints, including GD&T.
Working knowledge of standard quality tools (Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Root Cause Analysis, 8D, Statistics).
They need the ability to lead with minimal supervision to aggressively solve quality issues.
Investigate quality issues related to product and processes, gather and analyze data to determine root cause, document in NCCA system and implement corrective action.
Use quality tools and practices to ensure the identification of quality concerns and establish approval criteria.
Monitor and facilitate quality activities for part approval, verify manufacturing processes and confirm process capability.
Generate quality related reports for monitoring metrics.
Provide work direction to inspectors and auditors, use quality procedures and tools to monitor critical processes, and facilitate containment.
Assist in writing quality procedures for maintaining/updating the factory quality system and supports quality system audits, review results with audit team and participates in management review meetings.
Help to identify Continuous Improvement projects (CI)
Start shift time no later than 6:30 AM to match production line schedule
What Skills You Need
2 or more years of related experience which may include manufacturing, quality engineering or supply management in a design/manufacturing environment
Knowledge of standard quality tools (Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Root Cause Analysis, 8D, Statistics)
Ability to lead with minimal supervision to aggressively solve quality issues
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Excellent facilitation skills
Must work well within a team environment
What Makes You Stand Out
Experience with the stamping and welding fabrication process (high)
Experience with gauge design (medium)
Knowledge of Pro-E, Creo, Creo-View (medium)
Knowledge of CMM inspection process (medium)
Knowledge of SAP-PAG (medium)
Knowledge of client Equipment (low)
Experience with Lean manufacturing (low)
A degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field or equivalent work experience
TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.