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Magna Powertrain

Quality & Systems Engineer



Company Information

Company Introduction This position is for Unimotion-Gear, a division of Magna Powertrain. Magna Powertrain, an operating unit of Magna International, is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Offering complete system integration sets us apart from our competitors

Job Description

Job Introduction
Control internal and external documents in compliance with quality standard requirements. Ensure conformance to IATF 16949 Standards, and take a Lead role in IATF 16949 and related activities. Lead cross-functional team to resolve internal issues as well as internal continuous improvement projects. Analyze internal concerns to implement systems for defect prevention and/or variation reduction. Participate in GPMS related activities.

Major Responsibilities
* Assist the Quality Assurance Manager in coordinating the development and implementation of activities related to Unimotion-Gear's Quality Management System. Stay current on new quality initiatives and promote best in class benchmarking. * In conjunction with the Quality Assurance team, Engineering and Production, participate in the development and improvement of process FMEA's and Control Plans. * Lead the team in 5 WHY analysis for any quality issues, and complete all sections of the 8D process. * Work to continuously improve the quality of the product, and reduce scrap using A3 methodology. * Support Quality Management System by ensuring standards related to IATF 16949, GQS, MAFACT and Customer Specific Requirement are current and appropriately distributed. * Develop the internal audit schedule and update as required. * Ensure all internal audits are conducted in a timely manner, and that corrective actions are being implemented according to internal procedure. * Ensure the active duties of maintaining ISO/IATF 16949 certification are achieved. * Assist the management team in coordinating the development and implementation of activities related to the Division's IATF 16949 quality system standards. * Assist in the development of Quality Engineers in the proper use of Core Tools (FMEA, SPC, Control Plans, APQP, PPAP, MSA) etc. * Lead Role in maintaining Customer Specific Requirements to maintain Q1, JLRQ, and BIQ rating. * Perform lead auditor duties for QMS internal auditing including providing audit schedules, providing management with audit results, and leading in closing out corrective action issues. * Ensure QMS customer requirements are made available to appropriate departments within Unimotion-Gear. * Lead auditor duties for QMS internal auditing, including providing audit schedules, providing management with audit results and leading in closing out corrective actions issues. * Data and document control for IATF 16949. * Lead role in surveillance and registration audits for QMS including scheduling third party audits. * Make all documentation available on the network and maintain one master hard copy as a contingency. * Provide meaningful statistics to the Quality Manager in a timely manner to assist in continued improvement of workplace. * Work with all other departments within UMG to carry out any engineering changes or quality procedure changes to ensure all instructions are continuously improved and current. * Assist in responding to internally or externally generated non-conformances. * Work as a team member and pass on skills, knowledge and/or understanding of Unimotion-Gear to new employees. * Supports all plant IATF 16949 & ISO initiatives & requirements. * Comply with the applicable responsibilities related to effective quality management in accordance with Unimotion-Gear's Quality Management System (QMS) IATF 16949. * Perform other duties as assigned by the Quality Assurance Manager.

Knowledge and Education
* College Diploma in a quality related field. * Certified Quality Engineer/Technician certification or equivalent required.

Work Experience
* Three (3) to four (4) years' experience with quality systems and system auditing in an automotive manufacturing environment.

Skills and Competencies
* Able to travel outside of Canada to customer and supplier sites when required. * Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of automotive blueprint reading, dimensional measurement, advanced SPC, design of gauging, DOE, PPAP, APQP, PFMEA, IATF 16949. * Lead auditor certified to ISO/ TS / IATF16949 requirements. * Able to work overtime as required. * Able to work with minimal supervision. * Excellent ability to communicate and interact with people at all levels, both inside and outside the organization. * Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. * Proficient in Windows, Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook.

Work Environment
Manufacturing plant environment

Contact Information

Magna Powertrain
Posting Date: 28-Jun-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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