Remote Job Description

The Google Hardware Quality and Reliability team is responsible for delivering this state-of-the-art physical infrastructure. As a Supplier Quality Engineer, you assess supplier designs, manufacturing, quality and reliability powering Google’s Technical Infrastructure technology. When suppliers build parts for our infrastructure, you are right there alongside assuring manufacturing processes are repeatable and controlled and there is alignment on the appropriate requirements. You will collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google’s infrastructure needs and product specifications and to make sure we maximize multi-sourcing for each component. Your work ensures the various pieces of Google’s infrastructure fit perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.

As a Power Supplier Quality Engineer, you will work directly with supplier partners managing all aspects of power supplier quality. You will collaborate with hardware designers, commodity managers, manufacturing engineers and drive supplier failure analysis. You will establish true root causes, and drive systemic corrective actions with demonstrated preventative solutions. You will extract and analyze data from supplier facilities, Google production lines, and our data centers to measure product performance and drive improvements.


Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $149,000-$236,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

Responsibilities



  • Improve the quality of power components throughout the product life cycle.
  • Interface with supplier engineering and contract manufacturers to monitor quality and reliability, drive continuous improvements, investigate and coordinate failure analysis, isolate true root causes, categorize failures, and drive corrective/preventative actions in collaboration with the design and commodity teams.

  • Complete quality improvement initiatives with suppliers and Google Engineering.

  • Manage quality section of supplier scorecards during business reviews and drive systemic quality/reliability improvements.

  • Conduct and manage supplier quality audits, driving high standards in manufacturing and quality.


Qualifications


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, a related discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in power supplier quality engineering, or power component engineering.
  • 5 years of experience with supplier management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Quality Engineering, Process Engineering, or Power Engineering.
  • American Society for Quality certification.
  • 10 years of experience in Supplier Quality and Power technology.
  • Experience with reliability prediction tools.
  • Experience with scripting languages and SQL.

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Sunnyvale, CA, USA.
Remote location(s): Washington, USA