Quality Manager, Maritime

Quincy, MA /
Anduril - Maritime – Maritime - Manufacturing and Production /
/ On-site
Anduril is fielding the next generation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) to tackle the extremely challenging industry demands of seabed exploration. Founded in 2018 by a group of experts in the AUV industry, Anduril has brought to the market a unique, ultra-long-range, full-ocean-depth platform and a completely refreshed maritime vehicle and flexible manufacturing architecture that scales from “large” to “extra-large” vehicle sizes. Today, Anduril is executing on multi-million-dollar contracts for the US Navy and DARPA while simultaneously performing Robot-as-a-Service (RaaS) commercial surveys. Anduril is a well-funded, venture-backed team with over 100-years of combined AUV experience from organizations such as Liquid Robotics, Teledyne, Bluefin Robotics, Oceaneering, the US Navy, and more.

Anduril’s Quality organization is seeking a Quality Manager to join our team. The Quality team works with our customers, internal teams, and suppliers to ensure the deployment of reliable products that meet all mission requirements. We develop cutting-edge Quality processes and methods to secure scalable, long-term business success.

As a Quality Manager, you will work inside and outside the organization to define and execute processes that deliver reliable products. The right person for this role has knowledge of manufacturing, product development, and continuous improvement. If you are someone who loves to build world-class Quality processes, work hands-on, and be accountable for results, then this role is for you.


    • Own supplier and manufacturing quality to improve yields and reliability across the product lifecycle
    • Implement and own an incoming inspection program
    • Work to implement corrective and preventative actions in response to non-conformances
    • Contribute to the evaluation, selection, and qualification of key suppliers
    • Build out a Quality Management System with a path to AS9100 certification.
    • Author / maintain SOPs and ensure business compliance
    • Lead investigations, initiatives, and projects to find root cause and implement counter-measures
    • Responsible for creating and maintaining a data-driven approach to evaluating and tracking product reliability
    • Oversee the internal tracking tools for supplier incoming, manufacturing in-process, and field quality issues
    • Own and improve key performance indicators (KPIs) for Quality across the manufacturing org
    • Carry out containment, audit, and disposition actions of any quality “escapes” or defective material


    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar technical field
    • 5+ years of relevant experience working with OEM suppliers and manufacturing operations building complex hardware/software systems
    • Experience working in a ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 regulated environment
    • Working knowledge of product development methodologies such as Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Change Management, and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
    • Hands on experience using mechanical and electrical metrology tools/instruments
    • Working knowledge of electro-mechanical design and relevant manufacturing processes.
    • Experience in engineering, manufacturing, or quality within the aerospace/defense, automotive, or medical device fields
    • A strong ownership mindset with demonstrated capability to drive projects from start to finish
    • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data


    • Master’s degree in a technical field
    • Experience as an auditor for AS9100 or other ISO 9001-based QMS standard (e.g., ISO 13485, IATF 16949).
    • Experience with low volume manufacturing
$150,000 - $180,000 a year
This is a salaried management position.
Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!“