Quality Engineer - DFMEA 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1581 | JOB GRADE: 16 

 

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

DFMEA Engineer

Position Summary:

 

The DFMEA Engineer will work with PDC (Product Development Commercialization/ APQP)  teams to ensure timely completion of FMEA activities while leading and managing multiple teams in the use of AIAG/VDA FMEA Methodology and SCIO at a divisional level. This highly visible position will also assist with complex non-routine issues, and provide leadership in developing and implementing corrective actions, and special project teams. In addition, the DFMEA Engineer will have as follows:

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Lead and manage multiple teams in AIAG/VDA FMEA Methodology  and SCIO throughout the division
  • Manage others in FMEA feedback loop tasks and provide monthly reporting to all interested parties.
  • Lead multiped teams in SCIO software package
  • Manage and lead in the creation of the DFMEA for new PDC projects
  • Lead others in select tasks of Advanced Product Safety Governance (APSG) process.
  • Lead DFMEA flow-downs as required.
  • Lead D/P-FMEA audits and manage all related actions.
  • Demonstrate product knowledge and manufacturing process for related devices.
  • Participate in audits (Mistake Proofing, VDA, IATF, Poka-yoke, etc.).
  • Support Quality Imperative projects and participate on other special projects as assigned.
  • Benchmarking of FMEA Engineer supplemental tools and AIAG/VDA/Bendix FMEA methodology with similar/interfacing on a divisional level.
  • Participate in tool benchmarking, method benchmarking, and networking from third-party sources.

 

 

Knowledge:

 

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of SCIO and AIAG/VDA FMEA Handbook a must.
  • Proficient with D/P-FMEA, Control Plan, PPAP, SPC, and MSA – AIAG Modules
  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of statistical and Six-Sigma methodologies
  • Working knowledge/skills in reading Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) drawings
  • In-depth knowledge of project management tools & techniques.
  • Mastery of Global FMEA Documents
  • Strong Proficient knowledge of MSA and attribute studies
  • Experience in process capability studies (Gage R&R and DOE) a plus

 

Experience:

 

  • 7+ years of quality experience in the automotive/truck industry with an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Tier 1 supplier is required
  • Proven experience implementing Project Management methodologies

 

Skills:

 

  • Demonstrated high level of energy, enthusiasm, and optimism, as well as a sense of urgency and passion for excellence
  • Background of working in a team environment with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills
  • Project management, follow-up, and team skills essential
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the department as well as with external/internal customers; proven ability to build long-term customer relationships
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple assignments and multi-task
  • Flexible – can adapt to frequent priority changes & substantial role diversity

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Science/Industrial Management or related course of study required.
  • Black or Green Belt, REDX Statistical Problem-Solving certified a plus

 

 

Position Requirements: 

 

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

 

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