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Quality Manager

at Local Motors, Inc.

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description


To accelerate innovation by democratizing and decentralizing the way ideas are shared and products are manufactured.  We invite the world to help us create vehicles that inspire, empower and nurture humanity.



Drive community engagement above all else. Ensure open dialogue and transparency with community members in order to facilitate innovation and empower the individual maker.


Engage and empower global communities of designers, engineers, fabricators and automotive enthusiasts to solve local problems, locally, through distributed making.


Foster open collaboration in order to drive faster, more cost-effective, more thorough product development to drive improved safety and quality.


Make transportation more sustainable globally by empowering maker profitability, defending and advancing the environment, and improving safety and well-being.


Strive to succeed in the face of failure; meet deadlines regardless of obstacles; exceed expectations in the design, development and distribution of critical tools, services and finished products.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service. Investigate (and correct) customer issues and complaints relating to quality.
  2. Supervise workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure high productivity and high technical integrity.
  3. Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products.
  4. Provide technical and statistical expertise to teams.
  5. Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives.
  6. Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  7. Create, document and implement inspection criteria and procedures.
  8. Interpret quality control philosophy to key personnel within company.
  9. Provide, and oversee, inspection activity for product throughout production cycle.
  10. Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes.
  11. Interact with vendors to ensure quality of all purchased parts.
  12. Create and direct environmental test functions and applications.
  13. Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement teams.
  14. Design, develop and implement quality control training programs.