The Supplier Quality Engineer will play a key role in ensuring world class performance of the Zoox prototype and production supply base, and drive continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, driven, energetic, detailed and team oriented.
Assess the capability of potential suppliers
Assess the manufacturability of new product designs and assist both Zoox engineering and its suppliers with improving manufacturability
Manage product and process development with suppliers
Assist suppliers with development of manufacturing processes
Review prototype and production part quality document submissions from suppliers, and provide feedback
Issue corrective action requests to suppliers and provide support with their resolution
Provide support to Manufacturing, Quality, and Vehicle Engineering regarding analysis and disposition of suspect supplier material
Drive continuous improvement throughout the supply base using quality and lean manufacturing tools
Improve Zoox supplier quality processes such as assessments, supplier management, part approval, and corrective actions
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field; MS Preferred
From 1 to 6 years of experience in Quality, Supplier Quality, or Manufacturing, in the automotive, aviation, computer, or medical device industries
Experience in New Product Introduction
Experience creating and improving quality systems
Experience using problem solving techniques such as Six-Sigma, 8-Discipline, Pareto Charts, Regression Analysis, ANOVA, DOE, Fish Bone Analysis, Red-X, Is / Is Not
Experience using quality analysis and control tools such as Process Flow Diagrams, Process FMEAs, Process Control Plans, SPC, MSA, Process Capability
Experience in manufacturing processes such as injection molding, machining, printed circuit board assembly, wire harnesses, and mechanical assembly
Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Working knowledge of Quality Systems such as ISO 9000 and IATF 16949
Certifications such as ASQ, Six Sigma Green Belt, or Six Sigma Black Belt desired
Fully literate in Microsoft computer applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.