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The Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Senior Engineer is assigned to lead the APQP efforts for new development programs. This position will support the Aerospace Flawless Launch Process (on time launch of new products that meet quality, cost, and schedule objectives). The APQP engineer ensures that the program requirements are established, and that the APQP methodologies and tools are used throughout the product development phases to meet the customer’s quality requirements as well as meet expectations for product launch quality at Honeywell manufacturing sites. The scope of work includes leading, training, developing and monitoring product development teams that are engaged on New Product Introduction (NPI) programs.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Lead the development and maintenance of Advanced Product Quality Plans aligned with the assigned NPI program cross functional teams. Monitor APQP status throughout the new product development process.
Work collaboratively with AME to support creation of the Process Flow Map, PFMEA, and Control Plan for your assigned programs.
Develop effective working relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers to explain the APQP process and approach.
Coach development teams on and review product and process design related documents, such as DFMEAs, PMAPs, PFMEAs, MSAs and Control Plans throughout the IPDS process.
Monitor product build performance, assisting design and manufacturing engineers in DFM and manufacturing process capability studies.
Function as a liaison between engineering, manufacturing and supplier quality to support Flawless Launch activities
Audit IPDS Phase Exit packages for compliance to the APQP and manufacturability requirements (PPM) associated with new product launch.
Monitor, track and ensure completion of supplier APQP requirements related to Early Supplier Engagement (ESE) and PPAP.
Develop and complete approval of the program specific APQP Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) checklist document, including submittal
YOU MUST HAVE
BS degree in Engineering discipline
5+ years’ experience in Engineering, Quality or Manufacturing in Automotive or Aerospace industry,
New Product Introduction experience
6 Sigma Green Belt required and proven competence using advanced problem solving
Proven ability to be a ‘change agent’ and lead execution of multi-site and/or cross-functional continuous improvement projects/initiatives preferred
Experience participating in / mentoring teams and a track record of delivering on time to commitments
Knowledge or experience with regulatory requirements and ISO 9000:2000, AS9100 Quality Systems preferred
Prior experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) processes is preferred
Leadership skills to influence others
Ability to communicate at all levels of organizations
Proficient in using Root Cause Analysis and Six Sigma tools for problem resolution
Strong analytical skills to develop and execute continuous improvement plans
Able to manage multiple priorities
Ability to read engineering drawings, knowledge of GD&T, PBs for electrical programs