Quality Engineer

Terrafugia is a fast-paced, energetic company that is developing the world’s first practical flying car. We are currently looking for a world-class Quality Engineer to join our vehicle development team. Candidates should be self-starters who bring positive attitude, integrity, and enthusiasm to our team as we transform personal transportation.


As a Key Contributor You will be focused on engineering and prototype design quality and will support the QA manager in their focus on overall manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Manage all quality-related issues within the design team
  • Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for design and prototype quality issues
  • Work to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards
  • Provides quality direction and support on the non-conformance process, product impact assessment, root cause analysis and product quarantine as non-conformances arise
  • Support incoming inspection by developing new/improved inspection methods and provide appropriate training
  • Carry out product and process auditing
  • Ensure control plans and associated documentation are implemented effectively and maintained
  • Monitor and report on quality-related key performance indicators
  • Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management system
  • Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends that concern product quality
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks
  • Special projects as required

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an engineering discipline
  • 3+ years working in a quality function supporting manufacturing or in a manufacturing function working with quality
  • Prior experience in either aerospace or automotive industry
  • Understanding of engineering drawings and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of quality systems and measurement
  • Exercise substantial initiative/judgement in work methods and interpreting goals
  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts
  • Understanding of ISO14001 and Health and Safety practices
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Outstanding organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills

Terrafugia provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, ancestry, religion or veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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