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  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • Nissan USA

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Advanced Quality Planning Engineer - Production Engineering

Nissan North America Inc • Farmington Hills, MI

Posted 12 days ago

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Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts, Manufacturing, Sales - Marketing
Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing


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Job Description

Advanced Quality Planning Engineer - Production Engineering

Research & Development

Site / Location of Position
US - Farmington Hills, MI

Legal Entity
Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA)

Posting Description
Globally inspired and regionally focused, we are an engineering organization where every individual makes an impact. Driven by undeniable empowerment, large scopes of responsibility and comradery, delivering exciting vehicles is inevitable. We're currently looking for an Advanced Quality Planning Engineer - Production Engineering to join our team in Farmington Hills, MI.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate supplier and design activity to improve parts through design lessons learned.
  • Confirming suppliers adopt all design requirements into their quality control plan.
  • Reviewing digital part data to confirm supplier inspection plans will accurately measure all critical areas of the part.
  • Managing suppliers to assure all quality documentation is submitted and approved on time.
  • Oversee supplier development schedule to assure readiness at trial build.
  • Support tool design and build to improve initial quality level off tool.
  • Support quality improvement feedback cycles to achieve part compliance at first build.
Summary of Work Activity:
  • Reduce part quality concerns (dimensional / appearance) through early interface with design and supplier.
  • Assure control methods for qualifying parts, including gauges, check points, appearance criteria, and ANPQP (APQP).
  • Follow parts through off tool condition (prior to off process) and countermeasure with supplier any deficiencies observed.
  • The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of development and launch of the following interior & exterior key parts being (but not limited to) lamps, grille, glass, mirrors, CPM, console, seats, carpet, seals, and similar parts.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of injection molding, tool design - construction, and process troubleshooting, along with gauge design and function are required.
  • Must be willing to travel (10-25% of time) including extended trips to Japan (usually 2-4 weeks).
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required; BSME or BSEE preferred.
  • Project management experience is required for this position; candidates must be organized and able to plan, track and manage large projects.
  • Knowledge of ANPQP (APQP) and ANPQP supplier documents, understanding of JD Powers customer satisfaction criteria (fit and finish, function, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of how to use 3D viewing software for digital confirmation of part design.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills• 8-10 years directly related automotive experience.
  • In this position the successful candidate will improve and assure initial vehicle build quality (first trial); using the Alliance New Product Quality Procedure (ANPQP or APQP) from digital data release through first trial build.
We are proud to offer employees a benefit package that is designed to enhance your well-being and reward job performance. Some of these benefits include comprehensive healthcare coverage, paid holidays, paid vacation time, 401(K), vehicle lease/purchase programs, and more. Additional site specific benefits such as on-site childcare, gym, and dry cleaning services may also be available at some locations.

Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Put yourself in the driver's seat and apply today.

All of us at Nissan - regardless of functional area or expertise - share a passion to design, manufacture and sell high-performance, fun to drive vehicles. Nissan is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all. Applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. *Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.
Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.
Job ID: 1229562
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