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Advanced Quality Engineer (f/m/d)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

AQE (Advance Quality Engineer) (f/m/d) ensures compliance with product specifications, customer requirements and manufacturing process needs during the product and process design/development phase per LeanPD2, (TE’s Advance Product Quality Planning process) and until the formal product and process release is safely achieved. 
The AQE`s mission is to challenge the project team to deliver the best product to the customer.  The AQE (f/m/d) is responsible for the quality of the project launch as well as the quality tasks of the project. This includes the entire project from the initial design through production release and customer PPAP approval (G5), at which point when the quality responsibilities are transferred from advanced quality to sustaining quality (Factory Quality). The AQE (f/m/d) monitors the performance of safe launch and approves the exit of the safe launch phase. The AQE (f/m/d) collaborates with Factory Quality for any quality performance needed as a result of poor safe launch performance.


Tasks and responsibilities: 
•    Crucial member of the project core team and acts as a voice of the customer for quality related topics
•    Support the evaluation, together with the core team members, of customer project requirements, customer specific requirements, compliance requirements and internal requirements and supports clarification of imprecise requirements to achieve clear product specifications.
•    Collects, register, support and evaluate any variations from customer requirements during product development (LEANPD) projects. 
•    8D problem solving team facilitator for issues during product development 
•    Acts as moderator supporting the FMEA owner to achieve the quality standard, structure and content
•    Responsible for driving the “Lessons Learned” process and “Read Across” of lessons during project start and project development and in case of customer complaints during project phase to avoid re-occurrence for new developments. 
•    Help monitor development process performance indicators and implementation of process improvements.
•    Collect and check the quality and content of the customer PPAP documentation and is responsible for PSW signature and PPAP submission to customer, as well as gaining customer PSW signature.
•    Audit APQP documents, such as DFMEA, PFMEA, process flowchart and production control plan and ensures responsible parties effectively close his/her findings.

What your background should look like:

•    B.S. degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related field
•     +3 years of professional experience in quality in the automotive environment
•    Experience with quality related activities, particularly APQP 
•    Experience with product design and validation
•    Experience with process design and validation
•    Experience in design and manufacturing of electro-mechanical components or sensors preferred
•    Experience with Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Failure Tree Analysis (FTA)
•    Experience with Product Part Approval Process (PPAP)
•    Experience conducting statistical analysis studies such as process capability (ie Cpk,Ppk) and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
•    Experience conducting Measurement System Analyses (MSAs)
•    Knowledge of relevant industry quality management system (ie IATF16949 for automotive/ICT) 
•    Advanced Product Quality Planning according with relevant industry standard (ie AIAG or VDA Volume 4.3 for automotive/ICT)
•    Fluent English communication skills
•    Travel readiness
•    Strong work ethic
•    Managerial Courage (willing and able to speak to higher level management when issues arise)
•    Ability to work in international environment with different locations and cultures
•    Strong communication skills
•    Excellent computer skills including Microsoft applications
•    Ability to moderate, facilitate
•    Strong personal integrity to challenge the project teams.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups


Oostkamp, VWV, BE, 8020

City:  Oostkamp
State:  VWV
Country/Region:  BE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  65568
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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