Martinrea International Inc.
  • 29-Aug-2018 to 29-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • North Vernon
  • North Vernon, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier, engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products. We aim to be the best automotive parts supplier in the world in the products and services we provide.



Job Summary:

  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring controls for all parts and SPC program per the control plan and summarizes status of SPC program for management at specified intervals.  Also oversees preparation of production sample paperwork and supervises various performance testing and continuous testing for validation of product per established procedures. Responsible for direct customer contact regarding customer audits, part approvals, customer rejections and visits to customers when needed.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree in a technical field preferred.
  • Experience in all phases of Quality Assurance.
  • Experience with automotive part approval process.
  • Computer software applications experience.
  • Understanding of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 preferred.
  • Personal qualifications must include a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with people, good personal grooming and exceptional oral and written communication skills.


Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent attendance; "sense of urgency" oriented especially when customer deadlines potentially in jeopardize.
  • Task management ensuring timely completion of activities.
  • Work with all departments to ensure timely completion of activities.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across different organizational levels.



  • Understand and implement Customer Specific Requirements and customer product specifications.
  • Responsible for assisting production with quality issues and improvements.
  • Complete customer part approval submissions (PPAP) including all necessary AIAG reference manuals and requirements such as MSA, Control Plans, etc.
  • Oversee/implement and train on MRE Safe Launch and customer early launch requirements such as GP12, etc.
  • Responsible for creating, maintaining and implementing product Control Plans in coordination with engineering documents (FMEAs and Flow charts).
  • Assist in root cause analysis for internal/external concerns and review corrective actions for verification of implementation and determination of effectiveness.
  • Review SNCRs (supplier concerns) for closure.
  • Review and approve supplier PPAPs.
  • Review and analyze warranty data (via applicable customer systems) and all field returns and complaints.
  • Coordinate problem solving and institute procedures and corrective actions to prevent recurrence for customer concerns and warranty returns.
  • Implement, review and support SPC requirements as documented in control plans. Also to report on and implement reaction plans and if needed promote process and/or product change request.
  • Review, understand and implement all applicable customer or product test specifications as shown on prints, referenced in quote packages or otherwise documented as contractual obligations.
  • Comply and conform to all applicable QMS documentation to ensure compliance with ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 and Customer Specific Requirements.
  • Assist in continuous improvement projects.


Working Conditions

  • Plant Floor (PPE required)
  • Office environment


Effort/Physical Demands

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required


Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company


Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice



  • This job description does not constitute a contract of employment.
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