FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Detroit, Michigan
Quality Specialist #887351
  • The Quality Specialist will be a team member providing an independent review of the Quality System processes, within the supply base.
  • The Quality Specialist ensures completion of the process to an acceptable standard, and delivery of a quality product to the customer at the launch of a new product.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Responsible for providing; on-site support at suppliers' facilities to ensure launch readiness as required leading up to and including after program launch.
  • Work cross-functionally with Powertrain Engineering, Manufacturing, and Purchasing to ensure viable and technical proficient suppliers, and manufacturing processes are selected.
  • Driving change within both plant manufacturing and component suppliers to resolve component issues, as well as ensure component suppliers' processes are robust and capable.
  • Will lead problem solving activities with internal and external organizations, as well as manage key component quality milestones.
  • Travel may be required (approximately 20%) to supplier locations and other facility locations in U.S. and Canada and possibly Mexico.
  • This is an onsite role.
  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Manufacturing or Industrial
  • Reactive Black Belt and Green Belt training and completed projects
  • A minimum of 10 years of Powertrain Manufacturing or Engineering experience
  • A minimum of 5 years Powertrain Quality experience
  • Thorough understanding of Engines & Driveline components
  • Thorough understanding of our Quality and Supplier Operations
  • Thorough understanding of structured problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Ability to stand and be on your feet long periods of time in a manufacturing environment
Preferred Requirements:
  • Black Belt or Green Belt certification
  • Experience launching engine programs
  • Manufacturing, design release, and or supplier quality experience are strongly desired
  • Knowledge of engines, transmissions, and driveline components strongly desired
  • Experience working in a lean/flat organization with cross functional skills
  • Work with internal teams to develop and implement integrated content required to drive growth and maximize customer value
  • Provide creative thinking to the analysis of data and the identification of new opportunities
  • Ability to lead without direct authority
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to build partnerships both internally and externally
  • Capable of planning and prioritizing including the ability to manage multiple projects, determine project urgency and create action plans
  • Experience and ability to follow ISO/TS16949 and APQP processes to launch and monitor engine manufacturing.
  • The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of developing and executing standardization, especially within the area of Powertrain.
  • The successful candidate must possess outstanding teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • The candidate must be a high-energy, hands-on individual with strength of convictions and leadership presence.
  • This person is by nature a risk-taker and has a high level of ambition. Of equal importance, this person must have unquestioned integrity.
  • May have to travel to another site a quarter of a mile away.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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