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APQP Engineer

REQ: REQ-134828 Engineering

Hussmann Corporation
  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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You will lead advanced product quality planning (APQP) activities within Hussmann's product development process to ensure effective planning is taking place throughout the product development lifecycle. This position would work cross-functionally with the Engineering, Sales, Product Management, Manufacturing, and Service representatives.

You will support the entire Hussmann business…all 4 Hussmann assembly plants, CIG and CRD, PAPRSA, and corporate quality Project Management activities. You will report to the APQP Manager.


  • Lead APQP activities in new product development. Represent the Operations Department in project review meetings. You will confirm the completion of Operations related deliverables and escalating issues that would improve quality or manufacturing performance.
  • Engage with project teams to ensure delivery of product quality plans to mitigate risks resulting from product changes and launches.
  • Be a Hussmann's SME on APQP methodologies including training teams at all sites to establish quality planning standards that align with new product development methodologies and standards.
  • Facilitate design reviews to identify possible risks at the early stages of the development process. Collaborate with Engineering to develop corrective actions that mitigate these risks. Review Engineering specifications and test criteria to assure the manufacturing and testing process can meet the specification requirements.
  • Champion the Manufacturing Assessment Build (MAB) milestone to identify issues and assure the readiness of the manufacturing team. Work with the Field Quality to implement Early Launch Containment plans.
  • Provide Hussmann Quality Management System administration to maintain several metric tracking. Strong background required using Microsoft SharePoint and Power BI. SQL (structured query language) programming experience a plus.
  • Use the Hussmann Behaviors for Success to support the Hussmann Promise to provide the most customer-focused solutions in the food retailing industry.


  • Bachelor's degree required (bachelor's degree in an engineering field preferred)
  • 5 + years of total work experience with 5 years background in APQP Project Management
  • Control Plans and D/PFMEA development using AIAG product launch guidelines within an OEM or tier 1 supplier setting preferred.
  • APQP Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Quality Engineering experience required.
  • Computer technical fluency with experience writing SQL programming and electronic business management systems configuration desired.
  • Communicate with all levels of Hussmann management and external associates, in both written and verbal forms.
  • Mobility within work facilities including manufacturing sites. Ability to travel independently. Travel requirements will vary with work assignments but could be 25-30% domestic and international

You will be eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule

Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

Comprehensive Insurance Plans: Health, Dental and Vision, 401k with Company Matching Contribution, Discretionary 401k Company Contribution, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Life/Disability Insurance, Family Leave, Panasonic Employee Discounts, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Wellness Program, Identity Protection, Community Stewardship, Employee Assistance Program and more

Hussmann is a subsidiary of Panasonic USA. Finding a better way has always been the Hussmann way. Since 1906, our focus on innovation has helped food retailers succeed. We hold over a 122 U.S. patents as well as 320 international patents from more than a dozen countries. We collaborate with customers across a variety of food retail segments as we work towards fulfilling a promise for better businesses, better partners, and a better world.

Hussmann is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to veteran status, disability, age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, or any other non-merit based factor.

REQ: REQ-134828 Engineering

  • Bridgeton, MO, United States
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