Facebook Product Quality Lead, Building 8 in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

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Summary:

The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Building 8 seeks a Product Quality Engineering Lead who will be responsible for owning and managing the overall quality management systems for our Supply Chain Operations. The Product Quality Lead will play a critical role in defining and driving quality levels of our products from initial prototyping through to mass production and release to our customers. We are looking for an individual with analytical background that can help us focus on assess and quantify project quality risks during development phase and proactively drive a strategic mitigation. The ideal candidate will be highly detail orientated with excellent communication skills. We are looking for an individual with analytical background that can help us focus on assess and quantify project quality risks during development phase and proactively drive a strategic mitigation. International Travel will be required. This is a full time position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Building 8 seeks a Product Quality Engineering Lead who will be responsible for owning and managing the overall quality management systems for our Supply Chain Operations.

  2. The Product Quality Lead will play a critical role in defining and driving quality levels of our products from initial prototyping through to mass production and release to our customers.

  3. Assess project risks and proactively drive mitigation plans.

  4. Develop and continuously improve Building 8’s Quality Management system

  5. Partner with Engineering to define product acceptance plans based on PRD and releasing Product Quality Plans (PQP) to the factory.

  6. Defining and owning Quality KPIs and metrics.

  7. Overall Product Quality owner in system FATP factory and field.

  8. Drive communication and actions on quality by conducting periodic quality reviews and by aligning and engaging with cross-functional teams.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS degree in Mechanical, manufacturing engineering or equivalent

  2. 8+ years of experience in Quality management in the consumer electronics space.

  3. Communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills.

  4. Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% to global locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Masters in Mechanical, manufacturing engineering or equivalent

  2. 12+ years of experience

  3. Project management experience and proven track record of creative problem solving in a development environment

  4. Certified Quality Engineer, Lean/Six Sigma black belt black belt

  5. Knowledge of reliability methods, quality and statistics tools and methodology, design of experiments, statistical process control methods and theory.

  6. Finance/business background (understand cost drivers and ability to derive costs associated with managing quality)

  7. Experience managing functional engineering teams

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.