Quality Engineer - Inspection Lab Measurement/CMM

Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation

Quality Assurance
San Carlos, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

Quality Engineer - Inspection Lab Measurement/CMM

Job Locations US-CA-San Carlos
Quality Assurance
Regular Full-Time

Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team is steadily working toward our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the traffic congestion below, giving you back the time that otherwise would have spent sitting in traffic. Since 2009, our team has been making this dream a reality, designing and flight testing a prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration and preparing for commercialization with launch targeted in select markets for 2024.


Joby Aviation is looking for a Quality Engineer, responsible for developing and executing proper measurement strategies for a variety of simple and complex parts.

Creating CMM programs in accordance with ASME Y14.5, Best Practice Metrology Standards, and specific Quality / Control Plan requirements. Responsible for developing, documenting automated metrology related practices, maintaining availability, accuracy, and revision control of all programs generated. This individual shall develop/determine proper fixtures, jigs, tools required to accurately perform measurement routines for in-process and final inspections. With a thorough understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to interpret blueprints and provide feedback to designers as needed.


  • Develop and execute effective measurement strategies across complex parts and assemblies
  • Generate advanced level CMM measurement programs to carry out dimensional analysis
  • Verify Programs meet the requirements of the drawing and design data
  • Develop and/or design part fixturing to accurately evaluate parts and/or assemblies
  • Provide troubleshooting leadership to resolve metrology / manufacturing related issues.
  • Finding resolution of inspection, data collection, documentation issues impacting Quality and Operations efforts
  • Efficiently perform First Article through Final Inspection
  • Ability to determine optimal measuring device for the required task
  • Communicate issues and exceptions in meeting requirements.
  • Prepare and distribute inspection reports to engineering teams
  • Develop, document, and training regarding Best Practice Metrology Standards


  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 8+ years of experience in programming a CMM (Hexagon/PCDMIS preferred), working in a manufacturing or quality related field OR Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2+ years of experience.
  • Advanced understanding of GD&T and automated metrology practices. Completion of an advanced level GD&T training course.
  • Proficient with Polyworks and Control X Software
  • Retrieve Catia V5 model, drawings & other blueprint specifications
  • Ability to collect & analyze data utilizing statistical process tools
  • Ability to read and interpret quality control specifications, blueprint drawings and engineering specifications including mechanical and electrical symbols and conventions, key, critical, major and minor characteristics
  • Understanding of probe / sensor calibration theory
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Measurement Systems Analysis practices and principals
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of SPC & basic statistical methods
  • Basic trigonometry & algebra skills
  • Proficient use of inspection tools or machinery (i.e. surface plate, thread gauges, pin gauges, micrometers, calipers, height master and height gauge, Jo-Blocks, impression molds)
  • Must be able to identify/recognize inspection errors and nonconformances and initiate corrective action
  • Understand traceability (product, material and calibration)
  • Ability to work within a team environment, onsite


  • Proficient use of Keyance, OMM, Faro Arm and Romer Arm
  • Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 (quality management system for Aerospace industry)
  • Knowledge of AS9102 First Article Inspection Requirement
  • Ability to use inspection planning tools and perform a product audit; determine sample size for lots; pull random samples

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $77,600 - $133,400/yr. The compensation package offered will be determined by location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.


Joby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed