Director of Quality


Dublin, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Apr 19

AEye’s software-defined LiDAR enables advanced driver-assistance, vehicle autonomy, and industrial applications that save lives and propel the future of transportation and mobility. The company's 4Sight™ Intelligent Sensing Platform uses adaptive LiDAR to focus on what matters most: enabling faster, more accurate and reliable perception for dynamic applications ranging from autonomous driving to intelligent infrastructure, which require precise measurement imaging to ensure safety and performance. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

AEye, Inc,. is looking for a Director of Quality to maintain and refine a TQMS to assure that all AEye products are designed, qualified, and manufactured to the highest reliability and quality standards. A systemic approach to quality assurance strategies and processes development. You will lead a small team of highly qualified reliability and quality engineers to drive product quality, functional safety, customer quality, and continuous improvement. 

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, refine and implement AEye’s Total Quality Management. 
  • Review and obtain ISO-9001 compliance. 
  • Define and sustain global compliance Requirements for AEye's product. 
  • Establish KPIs and continuous improvement methodology. 
  • Collaborate with other leaders within AEye to drive process compliance excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Understand and drive APQP phase-gate product development.
  • Drive EVT -DVT - PVT qualification methodology and execution. 
  • Establish DFR, DFM, and conduct DFMEA, and MTTF or AEye's products.
  • Drive supplier quality. 
  • Build a world-class workforce that creates competitive advantage by developing and retaining top talent.

Essential Skills & Experience Requirements (required):

  • Master's Degree in computer science or electrical engineering. 
  • 10+ years’ experience in quality management system/supply chain (ISO 9001).
  • 10+ years’ experience in a Product quality leadership/managerial role

Preferred Skills & Experience (useful):

  • Experience with Lidar system. 
  • Experience with laser product and class one certification.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.
  • Experience with IATF 16949.
  • Experience with FUSA ISO 26262.

AEye, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status.

AEye, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

To all recruitment agencies: AEye will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, AEye employees or any other organization location. AEye is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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