New Job Opportunity: Sr. SW Quality Engineer – 6828
New Job Opportunity: Sr. SW Quality Engineer – Detroit, MI
Contact: Pat Riley Ref: 6828
Member of the quality organization within NA (No. America) programs (Software focused with understanding of Hardware, Manufacturing) and ensure adherence to Company’s BMS PLM processes within the NA programs.
Define and execute the Quality plan in accordance with organizational BMS and ASPICE standards for large programs
Plan and schedule cross functional activities worldwide in different regions such as maturity level reviews, preparation for customer audits, etc.
Represent the interface to Quality Leader at customer side and work closely with customer interfaces in Quality and Engineering
Manage, execute and track quality activities in projects to achieve targets for time, cost and quality; in case of deviations drive escalations at different levels internal and external and track to closure.
Report program health status regularly to different internal and external management levels.
Coordinate quality impacting decisions and / or escalations on program side between all parties
Drive the organization at the Company and customer, together with the quality counterpart at customer, to achieve high quality software during development up to serial phase.
Coordinate and assure Company quality requirements to customer.
Conduct scheduled reviews with the appropriate process owners.
Implement quality gates for any/all deliverables that go to customer
Review all appropriate documentations, processes & results applicable, related to projects and if needed organize audits to get a visibility about the status.
Ensure that PLM processes lessons learned and best practices are understood and effective in practice.
Maintain and understand all internal and external requirements.
Address audit findings and assure proper action plans.
Set up, track and analyze metrics to come up with action items to fix gaps
Collaboration with other regional quality teams and global teams to ensure process adherence across organization
Contribute towards organizational process definition/updates
Bachelors Degree in Engineering related field.
5-7+ years of experience in Automotive Quality and Program Management in similar programs
High level of understanding of Software development lifecycle and methodologies
Experience in leading customer escalations
Thorough knowledge of management systems, at least one of CMMi or Automotive Spice. Other standards such as ISO/TS16949 are desirable
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
Strong negotiation skills
Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:
Drive for Results, Team Player, Change Orientation, Customer Focus, Self Awareness
Seasoned professional in previous roles as a PM, Developer or Tester.
Must be willing to travel 25% of the time.
Willingness to work in an office
Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test