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Quality Engineer

On-site
  • Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
R&D Quality

Job description

Our Company

Our mission at DRONAMICS is to democratize airfreight and lower the cost of shipping in emerging markets. To achieve this, we developed a new type of cargo airplane, one that is small, remotely-piloted and extremely fuel efficient.


At first, it didn't sound possible, but we keep proving it is, which is why we've called it “The Black Swan”. It can land on short and unpaved runways, enabling on-demand point-to-point flights and speedy same-day delivery even to the most remote locations that would otherwise take days to reach over ground or sea.


With the successful first flight of our full-scale Black Swan cargo drone, we have achieved a significant milestone. This innovative aircraft can transport up to 350 KG over distances of 2,500 KM, all at a cost that is at least 50% lower than traditional airplanes. It operates autonomously, enabling remote monitoring and management through satellite connectivity.


Our initial focus is on establishing domestic air networks in Europe, Australia, and Canada, leveraging underutilized small airfields. We train local personnel as drone and logistics operators while fostering partnerships with local industries. This collaboration allows us to provide vital support by facilitating the swift movement of goods to and from small, remote, mountainous, and island communities within mere hours, often at a cost lower than that of road transportation. At the core of our vision is the belief that same-day shipping should be a universal right.


Our ultimate goal is to empower every individual on the planet with affordable same-day deliveries. Join us in shaping a future where logistics know no boundaries, and cost-effective shipping is accessible to everyone, everywhere.


The Role


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Quality Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and implementing quality assurance processes, driving continuous improvement initiatives, and ensuring compliance with industry standards. Your expertise will contribute to the enhancement of product quality and the optimization of manufacturing processes.


Key Responsibilities:


1. Develop and implement quality control procedures, standards, and specifications to meet product requirements and customer expectations.
2. Conduct thorough risk assessments and collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for quality improvement throughout the product life cycle.
3. Design and implement statistical process control (SPC) systems to monitor and control production processes, ensuring consistency and reliability.
4. Perform root cause analysis for quality issues, implementing corrective and preventive actions to address deviations and prevent recurrence.
5. Lead and facilitate quality improvement projects, utilizing Six Sigma, Lean, or other methodologies to enhance process efficiency and reduce defects.
6. Collaborate with suppliers to establish and maintain quality standards for incoming materials and components.
7. Conduct audits of internal processes to ensure compliance with quality management systems and industry regulations.
8. Provide technical expertise and support to production teams, addressing quality-related concerns and promoting a culture of quality consciousness.
9. Analyze data and generate reports to track key performance indicators (KPIs) related to product quality and process efficiency.
10. Participate in new product development activities, ensuring that quality requirements are integrated into the design and manufacturing processes.


What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation package for a Series A company

  • Lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth on a global level

  • Tons of work, zero office politics - we are here to impact the lives of millions of people around the world

  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to frame the future of how the world moves goods

Job requirements

Requirements:

1. Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field; advanced degree or certification in quality engineering is a plus.

2. Proven experience as a Quality Engineer in a manufacturing or engineering environment.

3. In-depth knowledge of quality management systems, statistical analysis, and process improvement methodologies (Six Sigma, Lean, etc.).

4. Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards relevant to the organization's products.

5. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to apply data-driven decision-making.

6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

7. Proficiency in using quality tools and software for data analysis and reporting.

8. Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on continuous improvement.

9. Ability to lead and mentor teams in quality improvement initiatives.

10. Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality and driving a culture of excellence.



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