3M is seeking an Automotive Quality Engineer for Advanced Materials Division (AdMD) to support the Automotive Electrification (AE) initiative located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of AutomotiveQuality Engineer will be responsible for quality programs of major importance to the corporation’s initiative in the Automotive Industry. They will lead and coordinate gap assessments to the Automotive Industry expectations in addition to supporting product quality for the applicable materials.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Supports International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949 internal audits across the divisions supporting Automotive and manufacturing sites as part of an audit pool
Documents results, observations and conclusions in technical notebooks (or approved electronic files) and prepares reports to communicate results to appropriate personnel
May train, counsel, and guide engineers, managers and directors in IATF and customer specific requirements across multiple divisions supporting the Automotive Industry
Ensures appropriate level of conformance to IATF16949 and applicable customer specific requirements
Identifies, plans, recommends, and completes quality programs for the division, shares best practices amongst AE divisions including the following: Translating customer requirements such as Class-A finishes, skivability, vehicle light-weighting, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) cycle-time reduction efforts into test methods and product specifications in support of existing and new products.
Creates and maintains extensive network of resources (quality, laboratory, manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing) to facilitate completion of assignments
Independently performs project planning. Establishes project objectives and priorities
Maintains a flow of major quality contributions such as material/product/process and system innovations and understandings, and documents and communicates these learning via internal reports, technical presentations and/or publications
Identifies, plans, recommends, and completes quality programs involving innovative applications and extensions of existing and new technologies of major importance to division business
Maintains an awareness of product quality improvement opportunities and is productive in evaluating ideas and making proposals
Functions as an effective team leader and promotes harmonious and efficient working relationships
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
Minimum of two (2) years of combined Quality Engineering experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or related discipline from an accredited university
Experience in the Automotive Industry, including Supplier Management in a private, public, government or military environment
Experience with Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Core Tools such as Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
Experience with IATF16949, with understanding of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 (Laboratory Accreditation)
Experience as an auditor
Certifications in quality engineering, quality auditing and/or quality management e.g American Society for Quality-ASQ certification(s): Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and/or Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP)
Black Belt or Green Belt experience
Experience working on a cross functional team
Skills include communication, writing, handling conflict
Microsoft Office proficient, Minitab or another statistical tool a plus
Location: Oakdale, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
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