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Process Quality Engineer

Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables machines to perceive, learn, and navigate complex environments, while avoiding people and obstacles. We partner with commercial equipment manufacturers, and global consumer electronics brands, to transform their products into self-driving robots.

We are seeking a Process Quality Engineer that will support the Product Assembly Teams by driving the development of process control and quality system improvements and measures. This includes developing, planning and driving the implementation of prevention-based quality controls to facilitate continuous reductions in assembly/machining process variations and defects. The ideal candidate will assist in the creation, implementation and management of a Corrective Action System in order to create a quality culture and improve customer satisfaction. 

Tasks & Responsibilities


  • Drive the development and implementation of the process to define assembly, machining & packaging process control elements, ensure conformance to them and capture non-conformances. Instruct assembly, Manufacturing Engineering and Assembly/Machining Lead personnel in their use
  • Ensure measures have been established and are being utilized to verify assembly, machining and packaging process conformance and drive continuous improvements. Regularly generate and post reports on assembly, machining & packaging process quality measures
  • Regularly communicate with Assembly Team Leads & Product Engineers to review assembly, machining or packaging related quality issues to ensure follow-up through the development of a containment and permanent solution
  • Support Corrective Action Process by participating in Quality Roundtable and present assembly related quality issues, investigating reported external quality issues that are believed to be assembly driven and presenting findings
  • Perform or lead root cause analysis on assembly and machining related quality issues and work issue through containment phase of corrective action process
  • Identify assembly and machining related quality issues that result from supplier non-conformance. 
  • Participate in new Product Programs to ensure process controls are defined and developed prior to pilot production build

What you need

  • Bachelor's degree (BSME, BSMET, BSEET)
  • 3+ year experience in Quality Engineering, Reliability Engineering or Test Engineering with Industrial Equipment
  • Experience in developing assembly and packaging process quality systems & measures
  • Hands-on experience managing testing of electronics/wireless devices in manufacturing lines is a strong plus
  • Strong knowledge of assembly-based quality control methods, tools and techniques
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems & components
  • Proficient in quality analysis tools such as 8D, SPC, PFMEA
  • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to teach basic problem-solving techniques and facilitate problem solving team events
  • A good general knowledge of PC systems using Windows and Linux
  • Proficient in use of MS Office software, Excel. Word, PowerPoint, MS Access
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems, such as SAP, LN, JDE or similar

Things that make a difference

  • Experience working on board-level, subassembly and finished goods test stations is a strong plus

This position will be located in our San Diego Assembly facility off Miramar and Carroll.

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