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Quality Assurance | Beijing, Beijing, China | Full Time

Job Description

Square Panda develops and sells photonic educational tools that enhance and foster children’s reading ability during early development.

As a Manufacturing Quality Engineer, you will join the team responsible for setting and managing the Quality standards for Square Panda’s educational product lines. You are a Quality expert with a track record of establishing Quality programs from the ground up. You are hands-on and have extensive involvement in the tools and techniques used to introduce dynamic photonic educational tools.


  • Establish product Quality and Reliability standards for Square Panda products
  • Manage cost of Quality throughout the life of the product
  • Build Quality models for new products. Use models to predict Quality and Reliability performance and drive design and/or manufacturing improvements
  • Work with various teams to ensure new and supporting products and are being designed and built per Square Panda’s Quality and Reliability requirements
  • Establish dashboards and metrics and use a data-driven approach to identify problems driving resolution.
  • Investigate failures and coordinate failure analysis, determining causes, categorizing failures and driving corrective action through Square Panda’s supply chain and design team
  • Provide consultation and guidance to Engineering, Manufacturing and Commodity teams in the selection, sourcing, qualification, and application of components and suppliers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/ BS in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Quality Engineering experience in Quality Assurance, Product Development activities, Manufacturing and Supplier auditing.
  • Demonstrated experience using quality tools, methodologies in a manufacturing and/or engineering environment
  • Experience in performing Design of Experiment (DOE), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and troubleshooting of hardware and manufacturing related issues
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to improve and promote quality, provide effective and constructive feedback to improve performance; and monitor work to ensure quality
  • Vendor management, project management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills to develop and manage excellent working relationships with internal departments (manufacturing, engineering, product development and regulatory), contract manufacturers and suppliers
  • Must be able to accomplish objectives with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with strong organization skills when prioritizing multiple projects and/or assignments
  • Must have a solid understanding of statistical processes and techniques
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong written and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in understanding consumer product safety requirements for global access markets; US CPSC (ASTM F963), EU (ISO 8124-1), CCC, BSMI, VCCI, PSE, C-Tick
  • Knowledge of material analysis to ensure acceptance; ROHS PAH, REACH, US CA Prop65
  • General understanding export rules and regulations (from China)
  • Packaging and palletization requirements and constraints
  • Understanding of EMI/ EMC and Bluetooth SIG testing requirements.


  • May require travel up to 20% within China to support contract manufacturers and suppliers


Language Skills:

  • As the organization is headquartered in the US, with partnered manufacturers and suppliers in China; effective communication in English is required.
  • An emphasis in Mandarin is required if positioned in China, a plus if positioned in the US


Preferred Qualifications:

  • ISO9001 certification
  • ASQ CQE Certification


  • The preferred position will be based in China; Beijing or Shenzhen