Quality Specialist

Posted on 4/25/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning

Senior, Expert

Newport Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Associate degree or equivalent in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in metrology inspection or quality role
  • Proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD) software and inspection data management software.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Experience with Calibrated equipment (calipers, micrometers, CMM, Faro arm, OMM, etc.)
  • Knowledge & understanding of dimensioning and tolerancing as per Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings (wire diagrams, work instructions, CAD)
  • Analyze inspection results and provide feedback to production, manufacturing engineering, and quality engineering departments.
  • Experience using investigative equipment such as x-ray inspection, digital characterization, material certificate of compliance, etc.
  • Experience in a facility with AS9100, ISO9001, IATF 16949 or similar QMS standard
  • Experience with validation and testing assemblies and their components
  • Experience with communicating with suppliers and cross functional teams
  • U.S. Person Status is required as this position needs to access controlled data
  • Manages the site Materials Review Board (MRB) process
  • Inspect to verify non-conforming parts
  • Assist in the root cause analysis
  • Assist in the dispositioning of non-conforming material and ensure the tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Manage internal re-work to support dispositions.
  • Ensure data collection and entry is accurate and complete for the MRB process
  • Communicate the process performance and quality issues to key stakeholders to drive improvements
  • Execute vendor return material authorization (RMA) with partnership between Warehouse and Buyers to ensure material leaves the MRB area for suppliers.
  • Perform Verification First Article Inspection (FAI) on incoming material and coordinate acceptance of FAI data submitted by suppliers.
  • Manage quality containment process for material, tooling, and inspection equipment that are involved in non-conformances impacting production capacity and capability.
  • Create inspection plans for incoming material, in-process inspection steps, and end of line inspection, as per direction from product quality engineers
  • Train technicians and inspectors to execute inspection plans and data capture in the process.
  • Propose, develop and implement quality assurance policies and procedures and review with the product quality engineers
  • Review and propose continuous improvement projects for productivity gains, quality improvements, and benefits to Anduril's quality policy.
  • Support the calibration process by conducting recalls, managing the calibration database, and logistics with third party calibration services, as per the direction of the product quality engineers.
  • Perform internal audits on processes and procedures, as per direction from Quality Systems Engineer
  • Deep dive into data and traceability investigations to identify trends, oddities, inconsistencies, and variation that impacts the effectiveness of processes, procedures, and product quality.
  • Stay current with new inspection technologies and techniques and recommend improvements to the inspection process.

Anduril Industries specializes in the development of autonomous systems for defense, incorporating advanced AI via their Lattice OS. This robust platform facilitates sophisticated command and control abilities and integrates modular hardware components for scalable solutions. This focus on high-level autonomy in critical missions positions them as a leader in defense technology, offering employees a dynamic environment where cutting-edge technology meets significant, real-world applications. Working at Anduril Industries provides a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative and impactful defense solutions.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



null, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Full Family Health Coverage

16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers

Family Planning & Support

Incentivized Time Off

Mental Health Resources

Financial Planning

Unlimited Provisions

Professional Development