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Senior Manufacturing & Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: GILLIG
Location: Livermore
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA.GILLIG offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique 401k profit-sharing plan and pension.Job SummaryManufacturing and Supplier Quality Engineer will be a key member of the GILLIG Quality team. This engineer will be responsible for working closely with the internal engineering team, manufacturing, purchasing, and suppliers to ensure we continue to manufacture the highest quality transit bus and receive the highest quality products from our suppliers.Key ResponsibilitiesManufacturing Quality Management

  • Lead root cause analyses and mistake proofing of processes to resolve repetitive quality issues
  • Collect and maintain GILLIG Quality KPIs for reporting
  • Analyze internal and external quality reports for failure trends and develop solutions
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Lead first article review program, implement industry standard PPAP process
  • Manage inspection tools, calibrations schedules, and procedures Supplier Quality Management
    • Drive New Product Introduction with critical suppliers
    • Perform existing and new supplier audits to ensure adherence to GILLIG Quality requirements
    • Facilitate supplier root cause analyses and mistake proofing of processes to resolve repetitive quality issues before they arrive at GILLIG
    • Collect and maintain supplier KPIs for reportingGILLIG Total Quality Program
      • Key thought partner in continuous improvement of GILLIG's Total Quality Program
      • Implement best industry practices and standardsRequirements
        • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Master's degree in Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic engineering preferred)
        • Minimum of 5 years of progressive quality experience in product development/sustaining engineering for a manufacturing company in a regulated industry
        • Demonstrated ability in 8D problem solving, Six Sigma methodologies, and Lean principles Six Sigma (Green belt certification or higher preferred)
        • Knowledge of industry standards and procedures, e.g. TS-16949, ISO 9001, and PPAP
        • Experience with the following: vehicle electrical system troubleshooting, electrical test equipment/tools, automotive industry codes/standards such as SAE, NEC, NFPA, IPC FMVSS, DOT, NHTSA, and harness/schematic design
        • Experience working with 2D and 3D CAD packages
        • Fluent in GD&T standards
        • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting, root cause analysis
        • Experience in automotive industry, major OEM, or major Tier 1 supplier preferred
        • Proficiency in electro-mechanical automotive systems preferred
        • Savvy in designing, testing, and validating components/systems
        • Demonstrated use of SQL database, charts or other quality tools for reportingAbout The Environment
          • Ability to work on their feet for extended periods of time
          • Able to carry and lift up to 50lbs.
          • Available to travel domestically up to 10% of the year
          • Start time for this role is 5am to align with our productionWe are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visa's now or in the future.About UsAfter 130 years, GILLIG holds strong to its family values and focus on its employees and customers. Our motivated and dedicated employees have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction. We are committed to building buses that connect communities, eliminate congestion, and contribute to a greener environment. Our Company pride is exemplified by the thoughtful design and quality craftsmanship present in every GILLIG bus. GILLIG's steadfast focus on quality and unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service sets us apart from our competition.In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, GILLIG has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards in which the company operates. Drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of GILLIG employees and to the security of the company's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, GILLIG is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work.GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Keywords: GILLIG, Livermore , Senior Manufacturing & Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Livermore, California

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