Supplier Quality Engineer (Wire Harness)



Quality Assurance
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023
The Supplier Quality Engineer will play a key role in ensuring world-class performance of the Zoox prototype and production supply base and drive continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, driven, energetic, detailed, and team-oriented.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with Vehicle Systems Engineering to assess the manufacturability of new product designs.
  • Work with Engineering and Strategic Sourcing managers to select appropriate suppliers with the right manufacturing knowhow by conducting detailed Supplier process assessments/audits and further provides feedback to management on final selection.
  • Assess the manufacturability of new product designs and assist both Zoox Engineering and its suppliers with improving manufacturability.
  • Review prototype and production part quality document submissions from suppliers and provide feedback
  • Provide support to Manufacturing, Quality, and Vehicle Engineering regarding analysis and disposition of suspect supplier material.
  • Train and set up the supplier in the Zoox Supplier Quality Portal, further reviews prototype and production parts quality document submissions from suppliers, and provides feedback as and when required.
  • Drive continuous improvement throughout the supply base using quality and lean manufacturing tools


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 6 years in Electrical, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree
  • Working knowledge of vehicle harness manufacturing, Wire harness diagram, and EDI (IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620 standards, and GD&T)
  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally about 30%

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience in Quality, Supplier Quality, or Manufacturing in the automotive, aviation, or medical device industries
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $132,000 to $217,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process please reach out to accommodations@zoox.com or your assigned recruiter.
A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.