Manager, Production Quality Support

Fremont, CA /
Corporate Quality – Corporate Quality /
Full-time
Zoox is building the quality team that will take our first-in-class autonomous robot from development to commercialization. The Production Quality Support is responsible for leading the Receiving Inspection and Production Quality Audit & Factory Gate team members and ensuring that we have the right metrics, the right processes, and the right team to ensure that Zoox L3 & L5 vehicles are built to meet quality expectations.

Responsibilities

    • Managing the daily activities of the receiving inspection and production quality audit & factory gate teams – including goal setting, performance management and professional development of team members
    • Defining, collecting, and reporting the key performance indicators to drive improvements build quality for the Zoox L3 & L5 fleet vehicles
    • Managing quality issue tracking and driving root cause analysis and corrective actions for the production support quality team
    • Leading continuous improvement efforts to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of production quality support team processes
    • Partner with manufacturing and supplier quality teams to identify opportunities for performance improvement and escalate to senior management as necessary to achieve success
    • Collaborate with other members of the quality team to develop key quality specifications and procedures

Qualifications

    • Experience managing a team of quality engineers and technicians in development and production environments
    • Experience with quality issues and inventory management systems (such as Jira and SAP)
    • Demonstrated proficiency performing quality root cause analysis and corrective and preventive actions
    • Demonstrated experience driving quality initiatives and successfully delivering desired quality outcomes
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or related technical field

Bonus Qualifications

    • At least 10 years of experience in quality engineering
    • Automotive experience at the OEM or Tier I level
    • Experience in start-up/product launch activities
    • Manufacturing engineering or logistics experience
About Zoox

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.

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A Final Note:
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.