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Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 100 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise. 

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

The opportunity

As a member of our Quality team, you will report to the Director of Product Assurance and will help define the inspection process for our first certified aircraft. You will help us achieve airline-like levels of safety while offering urban air transportation at a price accessible to all, setting the bar for the entire nascent advanced air mobility industry.

What you’ll do

  • Execute daily inspections for both receiving and in-process inspections
  • Review completed manufacturing operations to ensure compliance with both Archer and industry specification
  • Help develop the establishment of an aircraft inspection plan which can include CMMs, laser trackers, and other inspection tools
  • Assist in the planning and process for company inspection in support of FAA conformity inspection and certification process. 
  • Support the development and rollout of Advanced Product Quality Planning techniques such as PFMEAs, control plans, and SPC

What you need-

  • 7+ years’ of hands-on experience using metrology equipment such as CMMs, Laser Trackers, scanners, arms, and digital inspection equipment
  • Experience completing first-article inspections with working knowledge of the tools required for inspection
  • Experience with MES systems such as SAP and performing inspection plans electronically  
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment in aerospace or other highly regulated environments
  • Experience with tolerance and drawing reviews including assessing the ability to verify dimensional requirements


Bonus qualifications

  • Experience with conformity and working with the FAA as a DMR/DAR capacity or direct support to the flight line 
  • Experience with FAI software such as DISCUS or NetInspect
  • Experience reading GDT with model-based definition or fully dimensional 3D models 
  • Experience operating mobile CMM equipment such as laser trackers or faro arms including softwares (examples are PC-DMIS, Metrolog, Calypso)


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