Design Quality Representative
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 11/3/2019

Job Description

Position Title: Design Quality Representative #243124
Rate: $33.75/hr
Location: Dearborn, MI 48124
Duration: 6 month contract + strong possibility of extension and / or hire

Position Description:

  • This is an entry level position.
  • Support Interior and Exterior Feasibility Teams on multiple programs
  • Provide feasibility input on: - Materials (Manufacturing and Specifications) - Processing Finishes - Manufacturing Capability - Min. Draft Angles (especially relative to texture) - Part Design - Tool Design - Parting Line Placement -
  • Knowledge of Part Submission Warrant (PSW) requirements; Advanced Product Quality Planning and Control Plan (APQP) requirements; and Phased Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) - Help determine Texture Source for each program - Support Design / C&T Design, STA, and Engineering on appearance issues to feasibility of Design Intent
  • Evaluate Studio Properties (Digital / Physical C&T bucks for materials) for grain feasibility; Pre and Post Grained shots off production tools; Component Tooling Electrodes; Production Parts System Fit and Finish; Grain Layout at texture source; Seat Builds - Provide Part grain mark up; Grain Sign off and Harmony Appearance Approval (AAR) Sign off; Seat sign off; Capacity Tool signoffs; Color Harmony Sign off (Launch Vehicle Review);
  • Establish minimum acceptance standards for interior / exterior parts - vehicle harmony with VO and suppliers - Attend Color Harmony Team / AST / Digital Surface Reviews / CVC (Part 2/1 if required)
  • Support Launch Management issues, action and reviews
  • Support FCPA and AIMS issues resolution - Work with various groups including CMA, Program Management, Body Interior / Exterior D&R, STA, NMP, VO and Suppliers (including Tier 1, 2 and raw material suppliers)
  • Able to manage multiple programs ; excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Update program metrics with supervisor weekly
  • Deliver released surface to specified Color/Texture/Gloss and achieve vehicle system appearance harmony


Skills Required:

  • Must be experienced in managing multiple projects
  • Must have the ability and authority to provide feasibility guidance to suppliers, D&R Engineers, and Program Management.
  • Works with minimal supervision and able to function effectively in a matrix organization


Experience Required:

  • Entry level with some experience in molding / tooling manufacturing and D&R Engineering


Experience Preferred:

  • Previous experience as a Design and Release Engineer (Interior / Exterior Appearance Parts) is preferred
  • Catia / Digital buck experience is preferred


Education Required:

  • 4-year degree in either Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (however with the right experience I have relaxed this) . Unfortunately, Industrial Engineering does not help us. Do not submit IE degreed candidates.

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