Chief Engineer- APQP

Employer
JLG Industries
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 21, 2017
Function
Engineer, Executive, Chief
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
COMPANY PROFILE The Access segment consists of the JLG and Jerr Dan business units At JLG we are committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access equipment The Company s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG aerial work platforms and JLG SkyTrak and telescopic forklifts For years Jerr Dan has redefined the towing industry Jerr Dan tow trucks whether it be wreckers or carriers have a proven track record in vehicle recovery Oshkosh Access is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation which is a Fortune multi billion dollar company At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world s toughest specialty trucks truck bodies and access equipment by working shoulder to shoulder with the people who use them Summary The Chief Engineer APQP will lead the integration of reliability and robustness in New Product Development as well as drive warranty reduction task force using a structured approach to problem solving This individual will also be the point person for all Quality integration in Product Development Essential Duties and Responsibilities Understand the quality needs in all new product development projects by assessing need and gaps Develop plans to address gaps Work with the leadership team to lead thier new product development quality objectives Lead warranty reduction task force to reduce warranty spent by applying a structured approach to problem solving This is done by applying tools such as D Six Sigma etc Lead design for reliability and robust design projects as part of new product development projects Establish and execute training and improvement events utilizing reliability and robust design tools and techniques Help build capability within leadership and work teams through training mentoring and challenging current practices Identify and track progress against organizational goals provide visibility and a scoreboard to monitor performance levels Enable a structured approach to problem solvingand data driven decision making culture to create and execute countermeasures to barriers and issues preventing their achievement of business objectives Identify opportunities and help develop solid plans for improvement of business processes Compare performance against both internal and external standards Basic Qualifications Bachelor of Engineering years related work experience Preferred Qualifications Masters degree in reliability engineering Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Excellent project management and prioritization skills Demonstrated experience in deploying quality breakthrough in new product development process Results oriented strong analytical skills demonstrated process improvement success in managing large teams in a continuous improvement culture Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation gender identity national origin disability or veteran status Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is a in response to a formal complaint or charge b in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or c consistent with Oshkosh Corporation s legal duty to furnish information Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations Applicants for these positions may need to be US Persons as defined in these regulations Generally aUS Person is aUS citizen lawful permanent resident or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum