Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Natick, Massachusetts, United States
7 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

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 Natick, MA and will report to our Operations Engineering leader. Up to 20% travel may be required for this position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 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.

Compensation & Benefits

[Natick Zone] Manufacturing Quality Engineer (P3): $101,000 - $134,000 per year

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

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

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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