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DANA LIGHT AXLE PRODUCTS, LLC Quality Engineer 1 - 23145 in COLUMBIA, Missouri

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.Job Title: Quality EngineerReports To: Quality ManagerJob Type: Exempt, SalariedJob ResponsibilitiesImplement quality systems with special emphasis on maintaining TS16949 and ISO 14001 certifications. Monitor and maintain QS/TS/Quality Operating System requirementsCoordinate supplier quality management metrics including but not limited to preventative and corrective actions and PPAPs for current and new customer programs.Support Advanced Product Quality Process (APQP/PPAP)Track and maintain quality related metrics for reporting both to external and internal customers.Serve as liaison between local Plant and external Quality system auditing body.Manage and coordinate tasks of Quality Technicians and Quality Engineers.Responsible for coordinating investigations and responses to customer complaints.Manage Customer Quality Rejects and Returned Material and 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions.Maintain internal documents system for corrective actionsReport quality systems results and metrics.Maintain Ford, DCX and other Customer Assessments.Oversee process capability studies and quality audits.IATF auditor trainingSupport Scrap / rework reduction investigationsSupport problem solving via phone as necessary during off shifts and weekendsQualifications and Skills:Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing Technology preferred and 5 or more years related experience.ASQ or equivalent Quality Certifications is a plusQuality System tools experience preferred, i.e. DOE, FMEA, PPAP, GRandR, QFD, SPC, CPK, QS/ISO/TS. CMM and related Metrology skills.Working knowledge of plant processes and systems.Technical knowledge of product and quality techniques.Solution oriented with the ability to investigate and analyze data for problem solving.Project Management skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.Basic mechanical aptitude with strong attention to detail focus.Understanding of Lean PrinciplesThorough understanding of process engineering principles.Statistical training.Computer proficiency in a Windows environment utilizing Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.Must be able to handle stressful/pressure situations in a professional manner.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity