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Quality Engineering Technician - Temporary

Shield AI

Shield AI

Quality Assurance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
The selected Quality Technician will be joining Shield AI (SAI), a cutting-edge creator of some of the world’s most innovative UAV solutions. SAI’s V-BAT UAV has taken the unmanned market by storm, attracting customers from all over the world. SAI is looking to expand our team with outgoing, energetic, quality-minded individuals. If you want to be an integral part of a rapidly growing company that is going to make a tangible difference in the world, then please apply!
The Quality Technician is responsible for monitoring and ensuring conformance with production processes, inspecting product to ensure that Quality Standards are met, and bringing solutions to life. The Quality Technician is a critical role in the manufacture of reliable, world-changing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform inspections and tests on incoming materials, in-process components, and finished products to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Conduct thorough evaluations of products, utilizing appropriate measuring tools and equipment.
  • Document and record inspection and test results accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Identify and report any deviations or non-conformities, and work with cross-functional teams to implement corrective actions and execute dispositions given by MRB (Materials Review Board)
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of quality control procedures and documentation.
  • Collaborate with production and engineering teams to address quality-related issues and provide recommendations for process improvements.
  • Participate in root cause analysis and contribute to the implementation of preventive measures.
  • Maintain and calibrate inspection and testing equipment as required.
  • Stay updated on industry standards, regulations, and best practices related to quality control.
  • Support quality audits and provide necessary documentation and information.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of related experience and training in quality control or related positions
  • Understanding of GD&T principles
  • Demonstrated ability to use hand tools and calibrated equipment like calipers, micrometers, scales, ring gages, pin gages and other standard measuring instruments.
  • Root cause analysis, corrective action, and preventive action methods

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in a relevant technical field.
  • Experience in quality control or related positions within a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, specifications, and quality documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of measurement tools and equipment, including calipers, micrometers, gauges, and optical comparators.
  • Familiarity with various inspection methods, techniques, and statistical process control (SPC) principles.
  • Experience with root cause analysis, corrective action, and preventive action processes.
  • Ability to perform configuration verification of all levels of assemblies/hardware.
  • Familiarity with quality management systems and standards, such as ISO 9001.
  • Mastery in computer applications, including spreadsheet software and quality management software.
  • Strong adaptability, resilience, and grit.
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Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.