Launch Quality Engineering Supervisor

KAEC - Jeddah /
Manufacturing – Quality /
Full-Time
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We’re hiring a talented Launch Quality Engineering Supervisor. This role is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on data quality and product quality.
Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection.

The role:

    • Objective for Quality Engineer is to become familiar with the new Product / Parts and Assembly Processes that will be used to build vehicles.
    • Working on resolving the quality problems for production validation builds and product audit issues identified by the Product Quality Evaluation Manager.
    • Support plant core teams during their production Builds in problem solving, identifying error proofing opportunities and developing Product Quality Standards
    • Review design for manufacturing robustness and work on the issues to drive improvement.
    • Participate in machinery and equipment buyoff to support product quality.
    • Implement the PFMEAs, error proofing, control plans and process capability. 
    • Supervise a team of Quality Launch Engineer(s) (QLE) and Quality Engineers (QEs)
    • Collaborate closely with engineering, manufacturing and supply chain teams to clearly define quality acceptance standards and specifications based on the Voice of Customer.
    • Validate and characterize new processes, equipment, measurements gages and fixtures for production implementation focused on damage-free.
    • Create detailed manufacturing instructions to document quality critical characteristics.
    • Support on designing production and inspection workstations for quality.
    • Constant work with the Quality Control Management to work on reducing and eliminating defects contained on the single agenda for quality.
    • Assist in developing and maintaining our quality strategy through a continuous improvement mindset and flawless action execution.
    • Manage and own all quality metrics reporting and publishing, as well as presenting data and improvement planning to the plant leadership including associated action plans and convergence programs.
    • Create and manage Control Plans and auditing strategies based on risk assessments and data from the factory and field.
    • Perform completed vehicle audits and partner with issue owners on improvement activity.
    • Drive product design improvements back to Design Engineering and retrofit into PFMEA.
    • Conduct supplier reviews to check and confirm key process control plans and gaging strategies to prevent issues potentially missed through launch process.

Qualifications & Skills:

    • Master’s degree in Engineering and 8+ years of equivalent experience required in the automotive Industry.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to build outstanding teams and interface well with senior management.
    • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, complex problem solving and Six Sigma process.
    • Capability to implement and drive a quality operating system within the Quality Control department.
    • Experience methodizing production workstations for ergonomics and efficiency.
    • Ability to create improvement plans for quality with productive areas to achieve desired results.
    • Strong written and verbal skills as well as organizational and program management capabilities.
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office tools (MS-Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
    • Creative, energetic, self-motivated and highly organized.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced office and plant floor environment with an eye for accuracy and attention to details.
    • Critical management skills with a high level of initiative and sound judgement.
    • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written.
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

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