Quality Engineering Specialist

Tiara Yachts

Holland, MI

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    001 - Holland - Holland, MI
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Shift:    1st
Job Category:    Manufacturing


Position Summary:  

Primary responsibility is focused on process validation and continuous improvement to allow manufacturing to efficiently create parts that consistently meet internal quality and customer specifications and expectations. The team’s core responsibilities include developing model specific manufacturing plan, work instructions and the applicable general standards and procedures.  This role provides the daily support and ongoing ownership of the process from the earliest stages of first build, through launch, and provides ongoing support of all current production including efficiency improvements, problem solving and cost reductions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide immediate response and resolution to issues occurring on the line.  Engage additional assistance from engineering, manufacturing engineering, launch, and suppliers etc., as required to solve problems and keep the line moving.
  • Work in conjunction with Product Development, Purchasing, Manufacturing and others to maximize success of NPL and continuous improvement projects pertinent to cost, quality, manufacturing readiness, and schedule attainment.
  • Such as analyzing the impact, planning, and communicating the details and timing and preparing the updates to documentation and tools required, facilitating any necessary training, and finally coordinating the execution in a way that minimizes disruption and ensures that product requirements are met.  Responsible for all product and process changes in your area including defining splashes, tools required, etc.
  • Use the Engineering Change Action Request process in Syteline to document and gain proper approvals and communication of changes.  Use the deviation process for trials or short-term changes.
  • Work with manufacturing teams on continuous improvement projects focused on process optimization to reduce cycle time, waste, labor and improve quality. 
  • Perform regular process audits, and review of quality data and take appropriate action based on findings.
  • Support manufacturing teams in training, conducting, and hosting their A3 Problem Solving/Kaizen events to help drive a better culture of Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
  • Support validation activities for both product and process.
  • Create/Maintain PFEMA documentation and control plans.
  • Validate effectiveness of Quality Systems in designated area.
  • Provide manufacturing the tools they need to build the product correctly the first time.


General Job Requirements:

  • Pass a background check, drug test and physical
  • Ability to work overtime as requested
  • Promote a safe and clean work environment
  • Willingness to work on a team or individually
  • Able to follow manufacturing instruction and understand processes
  • Must practice PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) policies as mandated per area. (Use safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection, etc.)
  • Must follow company safety guidelines
  • Must be fluent in the English language