Full-Time

Sr Director of Quality and Reliability

Updated on 6/11/2024

Natron Energy

Natron Energy

51-200 employees

Manufactures sodium-ion batteries with Prussian blue technology

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Santa Clara, CA, USA

Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven track record of at least 15 years of experience in quality and reliability leadership roles, preferably in the technology or manufacturing industry.
  • Demonstrated expertise in implementing and managing quality management systems (QMS) and driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Strong understanding of quality and reliability principles, methodologies, and tools, including statistical analysis and reliability engineering techniques.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams and driving collaborative efforts to achieve quality and reliability goals.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer) are a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Establish and champion a culture of quality excellence throughout the organization, fostering a mindset of continuous improvement and accountability.
  • Develop and implement quality and reliability strategies, policies, and procedures to ensure adherence to industry standards and best practices.
  • Lead the design and development of robust quality management systems (QMS) to drive product quality and reliability improvements.
  • Collaborate with engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain teams to integrate quality and reliability considerations into product design and development processes.
  • Drive the development and execution of comprehensive reliability test plans and protocols to evaluate product performance under various conditions and stress factors.
  • Oversee the implementation of advanced quality tools and methodologies, such as Six Sigma, FMEA, and statistical process control, to identify and mitigate quality and reliability risks.
  • Lead root cause analysis efforts to investigate and resolve quality and reliability issues, implementing corrective and preventive actions as necessary.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to monitor and measure quality and reliability performance, providing regular reports and insights to senior management.
  • Drive cross-functional collaboration and communication to ensure alignment on quality and reliability objectives and initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to quality and reliability, driving continuous improvement and innovation.

Natron Energy designs and manufactures sodium-ion batteries with unique Prussian blue electrode chemistry, which offers superior performance, safety, and sustainability. Their commitment to exceeding industry standards like UL 1973, combined with pioneering a safe and efficient alternative to traditional battery technologies, creates a dynamic work environment. The focus on enhancing power density, recharging speed, and longevity positions this company as a leader within the energy storage sector.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$301.8M

Headquarters

Santa Clara, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

28%

2 year growth

93%