Design Quality Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 23, 2023

Design Quality Engineers engage with almost all areas of Zoox, from vehicle design teams, the design studio, the suppler quality team, the manufacturing team; all the way to the experience team supporting the deployment of our autonomous mobility service. The Design Quality Engineer will work to integrate a unified, customer-focused quality strategy into our product and service.


  • Defining and documenting design-related quality requirements for: customer-facing appearance, special characteristics and FMVSS compliance, and part design release documentation
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of part, sub-system and system DFMEAs
  • Managing quality issue tracking and driving root cause analysis and corrective actions for issues identified as design-caused in manufacturing, and in the active L5 fleet
  • Collaborating with other members of the quality team to develop key quality specifications, procedures and processes that will allow Zoox to align with the international standards for Quality Systems (ISO 9000, IATF 16949, or similar)

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in quality engineering at the end-product level
  • Understanding and experience applying automotive AIAG requirements such as FMEA process / Control Plan / APQP/PPAP
  • Quality Experience through the automotive product life cycle – design to field
  • Engineering or technical bachelor’s degree in applicable field (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Materials Science)
  • Preferably experience establishing requirements, color matching, grain measurement, and matching.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Startup environment with experience developing and implementing quality processes and business systems
  • Automotive appearance quality experience (e.g., graining, color matching)
  • Automotive OEM or Tier 1 design experience
  • Automotive OEM or Tier 1 manufacturing engineering experience
  • CATIA V5/V6 experience

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