Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Aperia Technologies

San Leandro, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Jan 6

Aperia Technologies is unlocking a new era of efficiency & profitability for commercial vehicle fleets by developing innovative tire inflation hardware & analytics solutions. Inventors of the award-winning Halo™ Automatic Tire Inflator and cloud-deployed Halo™ Connect platform, Aperia saves fleets thousands of hours of downtime every week and reduces the environmental impact of the freight industry. Join us as we expand our product offering and take the next steps on our journey toward bringing the “backbone of our economy” into the automation age.

Manufacturing Quality Engineer

San Leandro, CA

Job Descriptions

The role of the Manufacturing Quality Engineer reports to the Quality Director. The role will be focused on manufacturing quality activities including; improving process control methods, performing failure analysis, creating measurement methods and working with the engineering and operations teams to improve the manufacturing process.


  • Develop and improve quality processes with a focus on incoming and in-process quality, failure analysis and issue resolution.
  • Develop and improved manufacturing processes audit programs to ensure best practices and adherence to process definition.
  • Statistically analyze production data using SQL data, Microsoft Excel, and Minitab to generate reports and proposals designed to resolve quality issues and improve production yield/throughput in collaboration with Production and Engineering and develop CARs/SCARs as required.
  • Support new product/process qualifications including trials, testing and reporting activities.
  • Create working documents for quality tasks and train quality technicians on the procedures and methods to be used.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and bring to closure any quality issues that are identified on the manufacturing line or from customer returns.
  • Work with suppliers to review any quality issues that require resolution due to internal manufacturing yield impact or customer issues in the field.
  • Assist in the improvement non-compliant product management systems.
  • Participate in various special projects that support the operations and engineering teams.


  • Education in Engineering, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering is preferred
  • 4+ years of experience as a quality or manufacturing engineer in a high-volume automotive manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Development and New Product Introduction preferred
  • Experience in High-volume Automotive manufacturing environment
  • Experience performing Component-level and some System-level Failure Analysis
  • 1-2 years of experience and working knowledge of key quality tools used in the manufacturing of automotive products (5-Why, Fishbone, Gage R&R, GD&T, 8D/CAPA for RCCA)
  • Experience working with database systems in order to extract, format, analyze and report out conclusions/recommendations
  • Hands on experience using metrology equipment from basic hand tools to CMM, vision systems and similar


  • Primary Location: San Leandro, CA (Operations/Manufacturing Location)
  • Travel may be required up to 5%

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