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Quality Engineering CMM Technician

Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation

Quality Assurance
San Carlos, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Quality Engineering CMM Technician

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 seeking a highly organized, passionate individual to join our quality engineering team. As part of this team, you will be responsible for performing inspections on complex parts and assemblies to ensure that they meet engineering specifications and tolerances. Essential duties include: development, qualification and maintenance of programs for inspection routines.

Experience with Polyworks prefered. This role will involve close collaboration with quality engineering, metrology engineering, quality control, internal stakeholders to identify and resolve dimensional issues. The Joby Aviation team is made up of extremely talented, hardworking, proactive, and hands-on individuals, operating in a very fast-paced and rewarding environment.


  • Drive improvements in part and assembly dimensional accuracy through geometrical tooling maintenance, calibration, and improvements.
  • Develop and maintain CMM programs.
  • Perform dimensional tooling or part-fit inspections using precision and advanced measurement methods.
  • Troubleshoot dimensional non-conformances and support quality engineering in the root cause investigation.
  • Execute trials in support of investigations and measurement system analysis
  • Analyze and interpret engineering drawings and specifications to determine dimensional requirements.
  • Collaborate with engineers and quality control personnel to identify and resolve dimensional issues.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of inspection results and corrective actions taken.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to improve dimensional inspection processes.
  • Perform design review activities including inspectability, consistency, adequacy, accuracy, and conformance to requirements and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Responsible for participating in continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc
  • Responsible for performing job duties in a manner consistent with established Joby Policies and Procedures.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in a dimensional inspection role supporting a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of mechanical systems and inspection processes including in-process inspection and dimensional inspection
  • CMM programming capability
  • Fundamental understanding of GD&T and inspection systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing skills


Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $31-$45/hr. 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.


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