Volvo Group Incoming Quality Engineer in Macungie, Pennsylvania

Incoming Quality Engineer

If you are ready for meaningful challenges, have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction, and eager to make a difference, we invite you to apply to become an Incoming Quality Engineer with our company. At Mack Trucks, we support our team members in achieving their goals while at the same time helping to make our customers successful.

We strive for building a team spirit and collaborative environment and strongly believe that actively prioritizing a high level of skilled and motivated people in our workforce creates a competitive advantage. It is our people that make the difference!

Purpose/Description

Working as an Incoming Quality Engineer for Mack Trucks you will be a liaison with our Internal Suppliers, Production, Logistics, Manufacturing Engineering, Plant Quality and our Material Inspection area. We are at the start of the Quality process at the plant, securing full and quick support to our assembly line on Internal supplier quality related issues! We play a key role in the activities and processes that help the production to run effectively and efficiently in order to ship quality trucks on time.

Under general direction, responsible for measuring and analyzing quality standards, ensure and execute compliance on every stage of the process. Support on performing complex inspections and sets quality standards for materials, in-process and finished products. Develops methods for testing, sampling, and training. Maintains procedures and presents summary reports on failures, analysis, and corrective actions. Liaise with external/internal vendors, contractors or suppliers to ensure that their products or services meet the organization's quality standards.

Core Responsibilities

  • Measure and analyze quality standards, ensure and execute compliance on every stage of the process

  • Perform complex inspections and sets quality standards for materials, in-process and finished products

  • Develops methods for testing, sampling, and training

  • Maintains procedures and presents summary reports on failures, analysis, and corrective actions

  • Liaise with external/internal vendors, contractors or suppliers to ensure that their products or services meet the organization's quality standards

  • Develop and implement quality assurance processes and tools

  • Write and revise standard operating procedures

  • Support and facilitate audits and regulatory inspections

  • Support quality training coordination

  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other quality problems that adversely affect plant operations. To fulfill this responsibility the Quality Engineer shall apply:

  • Data analysis techniques

  • Root-Cause Analysis methods

  • Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action Systems

Critical Competencies

  • Technical Competencies:

  • Strong understanding of best practice quality tools

  • Strong problem solver/decision maker, ability to take a well-ordered approach to solving problems and acting despite obstacles, resistance or ambiguity

  • Able to demonstrated knowledge of quality standards and the manufacturing business. Organization and ability to utilize policies, practices, trends, and tactics to accomplish business objectives

  • Knowledge of engineering concepts, manufacturing, the product, production standards and efficiency optimization tools; process oriented

  • Proven ability to review and apply technical specifications and requirements to the assembly operation

  • Possesses strong analytical skills and demonstrated focus on process and Lean Manufacturing concepts

  • Blueprint reading

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio

  • Soft Skills:

  • Good organizational, verbal, and writing skills

  • Must be able to effectively work in a fast paced environment

  • Technically oriented; strong working knowledge of automotive operations

  • Good time management skills

  • Able to work in teams

  • Proven ability to manage multiple conflicting projects to successful conclusion

  • Strong data management and organizational skills

  • Proven ability to react to issues impacting production with a sense of urgency, promptly assessing the issue and developing a feasible action plan and following it through to successful completion

  • Effective communicator, able to speak to all audiences throughout the organization, understanding the various needs of audience members, and tailoring the message to address their concerns. Strong written communication skills

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team members, peers, and management at all levels

Minimum Education And Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline from a four-year college or university

  • At least 5 years of experience in the Automotive/Heavy Equipment Industry, including 03 years in a quality role

  • Good knowledge of the automotive product, including body-in-white, painting, final assembly, etc.

  • CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) and /or Six Sigma Green/Black Belt preferred

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

87468BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Pennsylvania

City/Town

Macungie

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

30-Nov-2018

Functional Area

Quality & Environment

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran