Manager of Process Quality and Compliance

 

Tusimple was founded in 2015 with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and AI, Tusimple is working to create the first commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform with L4 (SAE) levels of safety.

 

Job Description

The Manager of process Quality and Compliance  will work closely with Operations, Engineering, Test Ops, and other TuSimple Teams to ensure all safety and best practices are followed. This position will  oversee all product development procedures to identify deviations from quality standards as well as other quality concerns such as root cause analysis, inspections, configuration, and other tasks as needed.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Perform Configuration validation reviews
  • Develop assembly inspection instructions
  • Interface with purchasing to establish Quality Criteria for suppliers
  • Lead the receiving and in-process inspections
  • Participate in Root Cause and Corrective Action Analysis, Tracking, Validation and Closure
  • Support the development and applications of Function Acceptance Test Plans (ATP) for System Installations and Modifications
  • Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes
  • Manage Internal Audit program
  • Devise and review specifications for products or processes
  • Set requirements for suppliers and their products and monitor their compliance
  • Inspect final output and compare properties to requirements
  • Submit detailed reports to appropriate members of top management as required
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and develop new efficient procedures
  • Ensure all products consistently meet and pass set quality standards
  • Analyze current quality assessment techniques for inconsistencies and redundancy
  • Create and implement changes to improve current processes and reduce costs
  • Train production line staff in proper production practices and basic quality assessment
  • Follow products through entirety of process to ensure each step is completed correctly
  • Perform detailed inspections of final products and confirm they are up to standard
  • Eliminate products not up to standard and seek the root cause of the problem
  • Perform frequent inspections and audits of work processes (including safety)
  • Monitor production and quality processes and troubleshoot any errors
  • perform statistical analysis as required
  • Manage nonconforming product to ensure zero escapes
  • Research and gather client and customer feedback for ways to improve products
  • Communicate with suppliers and vendors to obtain all required documentation
  • Examine raw materials to confirm correct specifications and established standards
  • Collaborate with management and product realization to achieve most efficient and accurate quality assessments
  • Track, record, and maintain quality assurance data
  • Present progress reports to upper management as required
  • Follow and adhere to all state, federal and company enforced safety rules and regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times for you and your production staff

Qualifications

 

  • 10+ years experience in Functional Safety Quality Engineering
  • Specific experience leading the development of processes and practices conforming to ISO 26262 / QMS IATF 16949, including achieving certification
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering field
  • Understanding and experience with Supplier Quality
  • Ability to manage Process Development program
  • Prior experience with QMS Implementation



Bonus Points

 

  • Prior experience as an auditor
  • Experience in related functional safety practices including ISO 26262
  • Experience in the Autonomous Automotive Industry
  • Prior experience in a fast paced startup environment

 

 

Perks

  • Work with world class AI Engineers
  • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Bonus/options/paid vacations/insurance
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Full Kitchen with unlimited snacks and fruits
  • Weekly team happy hour
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plan
  • Company 401(K) program
  • Company paid life insurance

 

Tusimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

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