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Lead Quality Engineer – eMobility


This is a Full-time position in Tualatin, OR posted March 30, 2021.

Eaton’s eMobility business is currently seeking a Lead Quality Engineer to join our team.

This position is based at our Tualatin, OR facility.

Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

n n Position Overviewn n The Lead Quality Engineer is responsible for formulating, implementing and administering Eaton’s Quality Management System (EQMS) and strategic initiatives to achieve short and long range quality improvement goals.

In this role, you will support and manage the quality effort for the eMobility business unit, including new product development projects and strategic growth initiatives.n nThe Lead Quality Engineer will drive the quality function at the plant in the effort to develop, implement, and maintain quality systems which meet/exceed customer requirements.

Divisional Quality responsibilities include support of EQS deployment and measurements, support of all plants in the division, EBS and Continuous Improvement initiatives and divisional QMS requirements.n nMaking what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world.

We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day.

It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.n n In This Job Function You Willn Plan and manage the effective operation of the quality assurance function within the plant, and to ensure that quality initiatives and goals are clearly established and deployed in order to continuously improve and exceed the customer service levels required.

Prioritize quality functions in regard to quality issues elimination/reduction and production requirements.

Contribute to overall profitability and growth initiatives through the management of Eaton’s quality processes, continuous improvement efforts, and quality culture advancement.

Be responsible for the reduction of internal & external customer PPM.

Participate in material review boards with approval authority on concessions to control non-conforming products.

Review daily in-process metrics to help determine priorities.

Establish and modify metrics as necessary to facilitate continuous improvement towards quality management system objectives.

Guide problem solving efforts using 8-D methodology.

Manage team to complete failure analysis investigations and resolve customer complaints using best practice problem solving methodologies (E.g.

5-Why, Cause & Effect Diagrams, 8D, Drill Deep Drill Wide, etc.).

Drive team to initiate modifications and re-design of manufacturing processes and product designs as part of failure mode elimination.

Represent Eaton in presenting performance and improvement plans with customers.

Manage the supplier quality organization in ensuring effective resolution of supplier quality issues and in the supplier’s development as an improved suppliers to Eaton.

Maintain and actively participate in the development of supplier quality management processes that comply or exceed Eaton’s supplier quality program requirements.

Work with the Division supplier quality organization to support the developing systems.

Drive and maintain an atmosphere for Continuous Improvement and Error Proofing through the implementation of six sigma/lean production methodology in order to accomplish department and plant goals Promote and verify preventive and corrective action.

Coordinate the completion of PPAP submission requirements as required by customers.

Ensure effective implementation and qualification of design and manufacturing processes using PPAP submissions.

Direct cross-functional teams to eliminate roadblocks and communication barriers that may affect quality and customer requirements.

Work closely with all functional areas and delegates responsibilities and accountabilities to the functional areas that aid in achieving quality goals.

Implement a quality system in conjunction with divisional procedures to ensure compliance with IATF 16949, customer specific requirements, and all regulatory requirements.

Drive the Tualatin plant team to plan, organize and execute an Internal Quality Audits process to maintain compliance to documented quality systems including ISO 9001 and AS9102, AS9100 or IATF 16949 standards.

Drive the plant to collate, assess and report on quality management system efficiency and effectiveness metrics as part of the management review process.

Interact with divisional resources on the problem solving projects for product quality improvements.

Be responsible for SPC, MSA, Instrument Calibration, Gauge and Master Design & Calibration.

Support new product development from a Quality initiative.

Provide leadership and training to the team to execute the Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) elements of the ProLaunch process.

n When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we
– as individuals and as a company
– are stronger.n n Required (Basic) Qualificationsn Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a Quality role within a manufacturing environment Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future n n Preferred Qualificationsn Minimum 2 years’ leadership experience; supervisory and team coordination experience Experience using SAP Expert skills in using and training quality tools (i.e.

Fishbone Diagrams, 5-Whys, 8D, Gage R&R, FMEA , SPC, etc.

Certified Quality Auditor preferred Six Sigma certified; Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt preferred Quality Systems Management, detailed knowledge of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949, working knowledge of AIAG standards including APQP and PPAP or AS 9102 FAI n We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.

Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.n n Jobn n Qualityn n Regionn n North America
– US/Puerto Ricon n Primary Locationn n United States-Oregon-Tualatinn n Work Locationsn n Tualatin OR Loc 2n n Organizationn n VEH EMB eMobilityn n Job Leveln n Individual Contributorn n Schedulen n Full-timen n Is remote work (i.e.

working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?n n Non n Does this position offer relocation?n n Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Ricon n Traveln n Yes, 10 % of the Timen nRequisition ID :093321

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