Supplier Quality Engineer



Quality Assurance
El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Our mission at Skyryse is nothing less than a new era in flight, where fatalities are nearly zero, piloting any aircraft is simple and safe, and the sky is accessible to all. SkyOS, our industry-first universal operating system for flight, provides any airplane or helicopter with a fly-by-wire flight management solution that significantly reduces the complexity of flying. Skyryse One, our first production aircraft powered by SkyOS, was unveiled in 2024 and features the simplest, safest, and most intuitive flight controls in general aviation.


As a Supplier Quality Engineer, you will play a crucial role in identifying and mitigating risks in product development by employing tools such as PFMEA, MSA, Process Flow, PPAP, and Control Plans at suppliers. Your responsibilities will include reviewing and auditing supplier manufacturing processes to ensure adherence to quality systems and standards. You will also be heavily involved in the AS9102 First Article Inspection activities supporting Certification.


  • Drives processes to identify and manage risk in product development, (PFMEA, MSA, Process Flow, PPAP and Control Plans, etc.) with suppliers.
  • Drive process improvements to improve supplier development.
  • Review and audit supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems.
  • Implement and monitor the part qualification and certification process with selected suppliers
  • Provide technical guidance and assistance to suppliers to solve process and product quality issues and improve internal and outgoing quality performance.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to address supply base non-conformances and develop recovery plans.
  • Manage the Supplier audit schedules to assure compliance with requirements.


  • Degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain Management, or STEM related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in Quality Systems Administration with focus on supplier management or Supplier Quality
  • Expert knowledge of AS9100 and ISO 9001.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.
  • Must be able to travel 20-30% both national and international.


  • 6+ years of experience in Quality Systems Administration; experienced in Quality system auditing and customer/supplier audits.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with stakeholders to evaluate best practices for quality solutions
  • Certifications in quality management and aerospace industry standards, such as AS9100 Lead Auditor or Six Sigma Green/Black Belt.
  • Experience conducting root cause investigations using Root Cause Analysis tools (Fault tree, Cause and effect diagram/ fishbone / etc.)


  • The opportunity to change the world through improving aviation safety and accessibility
  • Salary: $90,000 - $130,000
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Heavily subsidized medical, dental and vision plans
  • Full-time employees are eligible for 20 days of paid time off (PTO) and 5 sick days annually. PTO and sick days must be used in accordance with Company policy.
  • A company with an ambitious vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, motivated, and fun to work-with colleagues!

Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.