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Road Test/Water Test Quality Supervisor - Night Shift (16083)

Date: Aug 21, 2021

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.

Summary

Design and implementation of a road-test and water-test necessary to ensure a successful new manufacturing process. Continuously measuring, reporting, and improving the current product quality level and the quality level of manufacturing processes of the body shop, paint shop and assembly up to the finished vehicle. Determine an optimal process, to work out, suggest and implement concepts and methods to improve the existing quality level of products and processes and to reduce the quality costs. Ensure high quality products and processes that preventively work to reduce the failure rate to a minimum. Filter out sub-standard products, stop the assembly process in cases of quality defects and escalate faults to have a solution. Responsible for managing factory internal processes to improve and maintain the customer satisfaction for Chattanooga products

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate subordinates to achieve predefined quality aims, increase the product quality, and supervise the application and compliance of guidelines, regulations and work instructions, particularly accident prevention regulations and work rules.
  • Document the attendance of and lead and train employees
  • Improve the existing quality standard in process to lower quality costs.
  • Establish resource priorities – Identify critical resources consistent with organization goals
  • Determine needed resources – Generate options for accessing and using available resources; evaluate and select alternatives, considering priorities, resource availability and costs
  • Managing and coordinating all activities under your control as well as:
  • Cooperation at optimization of production flows
  • Solve manufacturing and field complaints via monitoring and analysis of the quality problems, ensuring that the contingency and definitive measures are implemented assuring process stability and preventing these issues in the future
  • Audit the product, making sure that it is specification compliant and the manufacturing process and quality can be granted
  • Make proposals and manage the technical product and technical or organized process
  • Coordination of main product-complaints, evaluation of the data, assessment and allocation of the responsible areas
  • Processing of quality and examining data about EDP systems
  • Draw up check-lists with quality data and suggest checking procedure and quality standards
  • Preparation, introduction and coordination of proposals for solution for product quality and process quality and initiating agreed measures
  • Coordination of proposals for solution between the related technical divisions in order to be implemented into series
  • Develop and optimize of process expiries and integrate check-methodologies into the production flow
  • Establish a clear direction, lead the countermeasures with management and other departments
  • Judgment and analysis of field faults
  • Block at quality defects and – in agree with General Manager – block at vehicles
  • Coordinating and tracking dates for the product and process quality
  • Judgment of quality data and drawing up technical and/or statistical documents
  • Preparation of technical documents and statistics for quality regulation and tracking
  • Drawing up documents, reports and quality standards
  • Updating and development for problem sheets in system

Qualifications

Required

  • 5 years job related experience, automotive background preferred
  • Degree in technical field (prefer: automotive- mechanic/ electrician/ technician) or equivalent experience in Quality Assurance
  • Understanding of automotive quality
  • Knowledge of inspection techniques and methods
  • Familiar with Manufacturing processes
  • IT-Systems, MS Office package
  • Valid Driver’s license

Preferred 

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • German Language
  • Capability to design and develop a process to ensure effectiveness
  • Previous automotive construction, manufacturing knowledge
  • Technical knowledge of VW specifications
  • Knowledge of VW Group and products
  • Preferred experience in factory or car repair shop or garage

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