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2024-05-16 Waymo

Supplier Development Engineer

Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with the mission to be the most trusted driver. Since its start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has focused on building the Waymo Driver—The World's Most Experienced Driver™—to improve access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. The Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, a fully autonomous ride-hailing service, and can also be applied to a range of vehicle platforms and product use cases. The Waymo Driver has provided over one million rider-only trips, enabled by its experience autonomously driving tens of millions of miles on public roads and tens of billions in simulation across 13+ U.S. states.

This role reports to the SDS Quality and Metrology Manager and is a hybrid opportunity based out of Mountain View, CA.

In this role you'll:

  • Manage mechanical, electrical, optical component quality (non lidar) at Waymo
  • Develop and implement Supplier quality programs including continuous quality improvement initiatives to improve supplier Quality and Reliability performance over time
  • Manage and resolve quality issues, guide failure analyses, establish root causes, and guide corrective & preventative actions
  • Perform regular audits of Supplier manufacturing facilities and assess production control and quality programs, identify shortfalls to expectation, and directly secure resolution
  • Collaborate with design, manufacturing and process engineering teams to improve component design that is suitable for mass production
  • Provide on-site support during manufacturing bring-up, equipment qualification and measurement correlation between manufacturing sites (contract manufacturer sites)

At a minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent 
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in mechanical design, manufacturing and/or quality assurance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of high/low volume manufacturing processes for mechanical and/or optical components including forging, stamping, CNC, die-casting, injection molding, anodizing, painting, plating, polishing and welding processes etc.
  • Detailed knowledge of GD&T, SPC, PFMEA, 8D, DOE and quality management system
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%~40% of the time

It's preferred if you have:

  • Advanced knowledge of quality standards ISO9001, IATF16949 and ISO26262
  • ASQ Certification
  • Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma knowledge
  • Hands-on experience developing and validating automated inspection equipment and mechanical gauges. Experience with CMM & OMM hardware/software

While at Waymo, you will enjoy benefits that cover…

Health and wellness: Our people are at the heart of everything we do. At Waymo, you can enjoy top-notch medical, dental and vision insurance, mental wellness support, a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), a Health Saving Account (HSA), and special wellness programs.

Financial wellness: Your financial peace of mind is important to us. At Waymo, we offer a great compensation package, bonus opportunities, equity, a generous 401(k) plan, 1-on-1 financial coaching, a 529 College Savings Plan and lots of other perks and employee discounts.

Flexibility and time off: Take the time you need to relax and recharge. Enjoy the flexibility to work from another location for four weeks per year. We support an on-site or hybrid work model and offer remote working opportunities, paid time off, bereavement, sick, and parental leave.

Supporting families: When it comes to growing your family or caring for your loved ones, you have our support. Enhanced leave options include paid parental leave (birthing parent gets 24 weeks of paid leave with up to 4 weeks of additional leave before their due date, and non-birthing parent gets 18 weeks of paid leave), and 20 days of subsidized backup childcare or adult/elder care.. Access to fertility care or adoption support as you grow your family.

Community and personal development: At Waymo, you'll find a range of opportunities to grow. We offer education reimbursement, personal and professional development, mentorship, and other ways to connect through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), other internal groups, and even time off to volunteer.

Cool perks: Access to Google offices, cafes, wellness centers, massages, and so much more. To support your wellbeing at home, you can enjoy at-home fitness and cooking classes, and more.

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The expected base salary range for this full-time position across US locations is listed below. Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, relevant training and education, and skill level. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the role location or, if the role can be performed remote, the specific salary range for your preferred location, during the hiring process. 

Waymo employees are also eligible to participate in Waymo’s discretionary annual bonus program, equity incentive plan, and generous Company benefits program, subject to eligibility requirements. 

Salary Range
$155,000$194,000 USD
We appreciate your interest in Waymo. Waymo is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees. Waymo does not discriminate against, and prohibits harassment of, any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Waymo will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. Waymo is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process, please let the recruiting team know or email waymo-candidatesupport@google.com. (This email address is intended to be used only for requesting accommodations as part of the application process. Other inquiries will not receive a response.)

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