Electric Hydrogen ’s mission is to create an abundant and decarbonized material future. Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels. We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Manufacturing Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The Quality Engineer in Electrolyzer Manufacturing will lead the development of Quality Systems, methodologies, quality processes, and best practices to guarantee high-quality products following standards, drawings, and specifications set in place by internal Engineering Teams. The focus will be on the incoming material inspection, manufacturing process quality control traceability, end-of-line quality check, final inspection, and root cause analysis.
You will be based at our facility in San Carlos, CA, and will report to our Operations Engineering leader. Up to 20% travel may be required for this position.
Will own the development and execution of quality control plans and test cases for multiple features of parts and sub-assemblies
Work closely with Corporate Quality, Supplier Quality, and other Quality Organizations to align on common procedures and systems that need to be coherent across the Company
Support the PFMEA analysis and develop the Quality plan for every new product introduction in collaboration with the Manufacturing Engineering Team
Quality documentation, records, and checklists will need to be defined and a proper document management system will be developed and optimized
Work closely with the Test Engineering team to document the testing activity and develop the end-of-line test process
Collaborate with engineering, metrology, and Manufacturing/NPI to understand ideal performance requirements and metrics
Play a fundamental role in supporting the setting up of procedures and instructions and processes that will allow Electric Hydrogen to align with the international standards for Quality Systems ( ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and similar)
Develop Quality Planning activities from Design / Specification review, PFMEA and Control Plan development, along with inspection plans
Develop IQC, IPQC, & FQC requirements and set metrics on analyzing performance
Lead root cause analysis activities from prototype, production, and services using 8D, 5 Why, and problem-solving methodologies
Hold MRB (Material Review Board) meetings with key stakeholders to determine the disposition of on-hand units in quarantine
Support OEE improvement activities
Develop NCMR (Non-Conforming Material Reports) and quarantine instructions
Create and report metrics to demonstrate quality status in NPI, manufacturing, and services
BS in mechanical, electrical or electronics required (Master Eng. preferred)
Min 5 years' experience in manufacturing environment (automotive, semiconductor, or aerospace fields are preferred).
Thorough knowledge of QMS and quality control fundamentals
Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings using GD&T methodologies
Background in MRB and NCMR handling along with driving SCARs & CAPAs to resolution
Strong background and demonstrated success applying statistical methods.
Experience in standard quality tools required (FMEA, Control Plan, 8D, PPAP, SPC etc.)
Automotive/Semiconductor background and understanding preferred
Able to lead independent activities such as Root Cause analysis, process improvement, Kaizen activities, etc.
Electric Hydrogen offers the best benefits possible. We pay 100% of all employees' health/dental/vision/disability insurance premiums and 100% of the premium for their immediate family. This is for all of our full-time employees. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. We also offer a generous 401k match and unlimited time-off.
COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.
About Electric Hydrogen
Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.
Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply!