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  • Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality Assurance - Lafayette, IN

    Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc.
    Job Description
    The Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality Assurance utilizes part drawings, technical specifications and other standards to determine part requirements and conformance to those requirements using PFMEA, Control Plans, Work Instructions, etc. as follows: 
    • Lead and support in-depth process audits at Suppliers
    • Track and analyze trend data for key metrics in order to identify and prioritize improvement projects for continuous improvement at Suppliers
    • Review, track and disposition weekly and monthly reports
    • Effectively interact and communicate with entities inside and outside of SIA
    • Extensive travel to Suppliers for audits and follow-up required within the US, Mexico, Canada and overseas
    • Project Management of all activities included within the scope of Supplier Audits, Follow Up, Scheduling and Completion
     Minimum Qualifications:
    • 5+ years in Supplier Quality, Manufacturing Quality or Quality Engineering position
    • Bachelor's degree in Technology or equivalent experience
    • Experience with various commodities such as metals/welding, plastics/molding/extrusion, chassis components, machining and torque
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
    • Understanding of PPAP or ISR Process
    • Knowledge of PFMEA and Control Plans
    • Problem-Solving experience 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
     Desired Qualifications:
    • Automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier experience
    • ASQ/SME/Six Sigma or other applicable professional certificates
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • Experience with measurement equipment
    • Experience with interpretation of metrology reports generated by CMM, Vision System, Laser Scanning, etc.

    Join a team where our associates are the most important part of our company.   We take an active interest in our associates’ wellbeing and great pride in offering one of the best benefits packages in the community.  We offer premium free medical, dental, and vision insurance. Yes, you read that correctly – premium free! Our 401(k) retirement plan includes a generous employer match, in addition to an annual discretionary contribution paid by SIA.

    We’ll make life easier with our on-site health and wellness center, an on-site recreation center (with free personal trainers), and our on-site daycare for the little ones.

    We know how important time away from work is as well, which is why our time off program includes a two week summer shut down in addition to the week between Christmas and New Years off, allowing you to get the R&R you deserve when you need it most.

    Last, but not least, we are proud to offer tuition reimbursement and professional development programs to our associates, including access to on-site programs through Purdue Polytechnic College, Ivy Tech, and Vincennes University.