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APQP Program Analyst

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: February 5th, 2019

Multimatic Structures & Suspension has expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for a dynamic individual who desires to join an energetic and dedicated team.

CURRENTLY, WE ARE SEARCHING FOR AN APQP PROGRAM ANALYST.  We are open to consider candidates as an 'entry - level' position.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant expansion
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

FACILITY ADDRESS:

Multimatic New Haven

2808 Adams Center Road

Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

 

SUMMARY

Prepare customer quotes including break down details. Analyze quotes before submittal for completeness. Analyze rejected quotes and track reasons for rejection. Act as a liaison between the Customer (OEM), the division (Multimatic New Haven) and the Multimatic Product Services (MPS). As well, to respond to the vast array of customer requests, concerns, requirements, and complaints.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

  • APQP Department cost management, including part cost and manufacturing costs
  • Maintain accurate part cost records using Multimatic Cost Model and Customer cost records
  • Assist with customer quote preparation, and translate quotes into Customer cost records
  • Develop and implement part cost reduction opportunities
  • Develop and implement manufacturing cost reduction opportunities
  • Review contracts for accuracy
  • Coordinate APQP and Stage - Gate Product Development and Industrialization activities
    • Schedule and facilitate APQP Gate Review Meetings
    • Review and champion completion of APQP and Stage - Gate deliverables.
    • Assist in special early production parts builds readiness
    • Material Availability
    • Workstation Readiness
    • Special Process Instructions and Training
    • Quality Inspection Activities
    • ECN system maintenance
    • BOM accuracy
    • Customer portal data management
    • Assist Program Managers, Production Buyer, and APQP Manager as necessary on various activities
  • Data entry
  • Data management
  • Data analysis

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • APQP Department: Provides support as outlined above
  • Finance/Accounting: exchange costing information with regards to all purchase orders and outstanding issues
  • Customer Contacts: communicates customer requests as outlined above
  • Materials/Production/Shipping: provides information and follow-up for sample/prototype and other shipments
  • All System Manual & Documentation Owners: provide guidance and help of manuals, documents, and systems. Ensure that manuals and documents are current and maintained. Ensure proper procedures are followed for all system and documentation updates.
  • Technical Services Manager/Quality Manager: obtain cost and timing information with respect to R.F.Q’s engineering changes or new build

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have proficient PC skills, including the ability to create and interpret spreadsheets and word processing documents.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business/Finance/Accounting/Engineering Technology) or equivalent work experience
  • Strong MS Office computer knowledge, specifically in MS Excel
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees and customers
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Preferred; familiarity or able to learn Customer Systems (i.e., electronic customer portals, (Ford, FCA, GM, etc.))

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.