Quality Control Engineer at Fetch Robotics
San Jose, CA, US

Quality Control Engineer (QCE) implements, audits, and maintains product, component, supplier & process quality management systems (QMS) for Fetch Robotics Operations department. QCE drives product, accessory, component, & process quality control via collaboration with Manufacturing Engineering, Procurement, Operations, Hardware/Software Engineering, Production Control & other cross-functional teams. 


Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Act as operations quality control lead for product, component, & process quality management systems for both internal and external operations. 
  • Interfaces with all departments within the site surrounding all quality-related activities, deliverables, change management, & imperatives. 
  •  Responsible for establishing and improving Quality Assurance practices and procedures. 
  • Responsible for the design and evaluation of Quality Systems sampling plans and inspection methods. 
  • Responsible for reviewing and recommending solutions to quality problems. 
  • Establish (author) & lead MRB (material review board) with pareto data to illustrate quality trend (s). 
  • Work with cross-functional teams driving root-cause corrective action (RCCA) for any 
  • product, component, or process non-conformance. 
  • Establish RIP (receiving inspection plan) based on current & historical quality data with the goal of 100% dock to stock RIP. (driving quality ownership back to supplier) 
  • Establish (author) & manage all SCAR (supplier corrective action response) service levels. 
  • Establish (author) & manage all ICAR (internal corrective action response) service levels. 
  •  Establish (author) & manage all quality alerts with production techs & management. 
  • Ensure ongoing site (internal/external) evaluation is performed. This would be achieved by using site information collected from receiving inspection, material review board, customer returns (RMA), SCAR database and by liaison efforts with cross-functional teams. 
  • Provide guidance/training surrounding quality best practices & mentorship to Operations personnel. 
  • Drive inline quality control to achieve optimum line efficiency & product quality. 
  • Conduct physical audit pre-pack out, OBA (out of box audit), & administer quality certificates (including photos & capturing pertinent product information). 
  • Assist & lead in lean manufacturing continuous improvement activities. 
  • Ensure the operations area is kept tidy (5S). 
  • Other duties as prescribed by manager. 




  • Bachelor's degree required OR equivalent combination of certification (six-sigma black/green belt/ lean manufacturing) and 3-5 years experience. 
  • Excellent communication and organization skills. 
  • Ability to track, monitor, and present data in pareto fashion. 
  • Operate with a RCCA (root cause corrective action) mindset. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or spec form. 
  • Ability to concisely state an issue at varying levels of detail depending on the audience. 
  • Fluency in tools such as; Google Sheets, Google Mail, & Google Docs. 
  • Strong foundation process improvement with a focus on data accuracy. 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individual may be required to sit, stand or walk regularly and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs., to be accessible to the production floor, attendance at meetings with indirect and direct team members, supervisors, and management. 


What we offer 


  • Competitive salary 
  • Equity based on experience 
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D 
  • Flexible time off - work hard & play hard 
  • Awesome company culture.