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Head of Manufacturing Quality

Head of Manufacturing Quality

Job ID 
491862
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/24/2017
Company 
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Hardware Development
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Job Description

The Manufacturing Quality Team, is part of AWS Hardware Engineering that designs cutting edge compute and storage platforms that enable one of the worlds largest cloud services platforms.

As Head of Manufacturing Quality you will lead a team of highly-skilled, hardware quality engineers to implement fully automated manufacturing tests that monitor build status, flag quality issues, kick off remediation workflows, and integrate with backend PLM systems to ensure that all hardware enters the AWS fleet as ordered and without quality defects. You will work closely with our manufacturing partners, hardware development team, procurement team and AWS-service customers to optimize time to market, design for quality, cost-out, and product quality. A qualified candidate will have an obsession for delivering the highest quality products while appreciating the need to move quickly to meet market demand. If you are a highly motivated, self-driven leader who enjoys solving tough problems at scale by utilizing your innovation and proven quality processes, this role is perfect for you.

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years managing a manufacturing quality team
  • Experience creating manufacturing tests for server hardware that includes hard drives, memory, system controllers and other peripherals
  • Experience driving partners to improve manufacturing processing that improve product quality
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Lean and/or Six Sigma projects
  • Green or black belt certified
  • Enjoy a fast paced and dynamic working environment
  • Possess project and program management skills
  • Proven track record of delivering multiple priorities with limited resources in a cross-functional organization