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Supplier Quality Engineer

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Company :
Oshkosh Corporation

Location :
Dodge Center, Minnesota

Expiry Date :
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet. SUMMARY Supplier Quality Engineer works with employee teams and managers while exhibiting a professional and cooperative attitude. The primary mission of the Quality Engineer is to continuously improve safety, quality, business, and manufacturing processes with an emphasis on eliminating process waste. The use of structured quality improvement tools is required. The Quality Engineer will design new processes and re-engineer existing processes to produce outcomes that meet safety, quality, and business expectations. Process flow diagrams and cycle-time analysis will be required for process improvement projects to substantiate ROIC. Examples of process improvement projects include inventory accuracy, production throughput, and plant flow. The Quality Engineer reports to the Director of Quality. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Facilitate and train employee teams in process improvement techniques. – Assist in the identification and implementation of six-sigma projects. – Lead teams in applying the six sigma DMAIC methodology to eliminate waste. – Apply the following basic process improvement tools within the six sigma DMAIC improvement model: Project Charter, Process Map, Thought Process Map, Pareto Chart, Trend Chart, Fishbone Diagram, 5-Why Analysis, Histogram, SPC, FMEA, Benchmarking, Brainstorming, 5S, Correlation Analysis, Error-proofing, Cpk, Ppk, Corrective Action Matrix, and Continual Improvement Control Plan. – Design and improve process inputs to gain desired outcome. – Improve processes to reduce common cause variability and eliminate special cause. – Annual ROIC expectation is $100,000 achieved via process improvement. – Establish control plans to prevent process backsliding for consolidation of gains. – Perform process capability studies internally and externally. – Analyze process constraints and develop standards to overcome constraints. – Ability to effectively manage large process improvement projects using MS Project software. – Revise procedures for process improvement. – Investigate/analyze and benchmark industry practices for process validation assessments. – Implement effective corrective and preventative actions utilizing structured planning methods. – Coordinate and work cross-functionally with Employee Teams, Quality, Engineering, Contracts, Sales and Manufacturing to improve processes. – Must proactively plan and execute plans in accordance with established time constraints. – Minimal travel as required. (Once per month on average for a duration of 1-3 days.) – Must be willing to complete additional advanced training/educational courses as required. – Accurately maintain company records and documents in accordance with policies and procedures. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS – Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Internship experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – Hold a Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt or must acquire within eight months of filling this position – ASQ Certified Quality Engineer certification (or equivalent) required within eight (8) months of filling this position – Advanced training/experience in the use of statistical techniques and process improvement methods – Must interpret basic technical drawings including characteristics such as views, title blocks, dimensioning, tolerancing, GD & T symbols, etc. Interpret specification requirements in relation to product and process characteristics – Must have experience with and be able to exhibit the use of structured problem solving techniques utilizing computer applications – MS Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Lotus Notes e-mail, Visio, Statistical software, and JDE experience is recommended and will be mandatory within three (3) months in this position Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: or . Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation’s legal duty to furnish information. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be ‘U.S. Persons,’ as defined in these regulations. Generally, a ‘U.S. Person’ is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum. Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be ‘U.S. Persons,’ as defined in these regulations. Generally, a ‘U.S. Person’ is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.