SQA Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer


  • Full Time

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At Arrival, our team is creating best-in-class electric vehicles using a radical new method of design and production. We work with some of the world’s leading businesses and governments to achieve our goal of redefining mobility and transport ecosystems, transforming how people and goods travel and enhancing urban environments for all communities.

Innovation, rapid development and testing help us to push the boundaries. Our New Method takes our portfolio of patented technologies created in-house, and combines it with assembly in Arrival Microfactories. It’s a groundbreaking approach, leading to products with maximum functionality, peak efficiency, and an elevated experience – at a much more competitive price than other electric vehicles, and even fossil fuel vehicles.
We’re recognised by LinkedIn as the top UK startup of 2020, and recently announced plans to list on the Nasdaq with an expected valuation of $5.4bn.
Supplier Quality Assurance has the responsibility to assess suppliers, manage the New Product Introduction quality requirements , parts approval and monitors the supply chain to meet ARRIVAL requirements.
This role challenges the automotive industry quality tools and methodologies, as well as relationships with suppliers to secure a effective supplied quality management at the different stages of the product development. Although it focuses mainly on the ready-to commercialise products.
As a successful SQA Engineer, you should have prior experience in the field of supply quality management, preferably in the automotive sector and proficiency in project management


    • • Acts jointly with the procurement team as the main interface of ARRIVAL with suppliers.
    • • Manages and reviews Root Cause Analysis using the quality industry tools.
    • • Monitor and address deficiencies on the quality of the supply chain to implement development activities when applicable.
    • • Liaison with design, engineering and industrialization of the product to assess on the design readiness and risks.
    • • Supports the implementation of SQ processes and systems at ARRIVAL.
    • • Manages and reports the quality risk assessment for the portfolio of products managed.
    • • Develops (when applicable) the supply chain to meet ARRIVAL quality standards.
    • • Assists the main quality interfaces in the company on Quality Standards, tools and methodologies to grant advanced quality planning of the products.


    • • Degree in an engineering discipline preferably in the field of electronics/electrical engineering.
    • • Proven experience in Supplier Quality Management relating to manufacturing and processes of electronics manufacturing, IC , electric components and/or hybrid systems (HV components).
    • • Proven capabilities in Quality Management System audit techniques – typically experienced and/or qualified as a lead auditor in ISO 9001 and IATF preferable. .
    • • Skilful and experience in project management , stakeholder management, change management  and professional communication in a global environment.
    • • Cultural sensitivity.
    • • Availability to travel within the region where allocated.
At Arrival we want all of our employees to feel comfortable bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Join our mission to bring better, more sustainable transportation to communities around the world.
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