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QA QC Inspector

Tempo Automation San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We believe unimaginable breakthroughs for human progress are possible when we can explore ideas by cycling rapidly between conception and realization.

Whether we’re settling the frontiers of outer space, mapping genes for longer lives, shifting the world to clean energy, or prototyping the electronics that make it all possible, the drive toward innovation is an inherent part of our human nature.

That’s why Tempo is here - to take that drive to entirely new levels. By building a more intelligent and intuitive manufacturing system designed to meet the demands of innovation, we’re bringing speed, precision, and transparency where they’ve never been before.

What does Tempo Automation do?

At Tempo Automation, we're modernizing the way electronics are manufactured and we are looking for the most talented, creative and passionate people to join our team! We are building sophisticated software and a robotic factory for rapid electronics prototyping. We enable engineers to manufacture their designs at the click of a button in as fast as 3 days (instead of weeks to months), allowing them to rapidly test and iterate on their designs.

What you’ll do...

We’re looking for a Quality Assurance/Quality Control Inspector to join our manufacturing team and help us bring the creations of our amazing customers to life!

Some of the things you’ll work on include:

  • Perform in-process and final inspection of in-house manufactured products per IPC standards and customer requests
  • Document and record inspection results and findings in applicable data sheets, forms, and records.
  • Assist in preparing and developing inspection instructions and procedures.
  • Generate deviation reports as necessary.
  • Perform other testing and inspection activities per approved protocol instructions.
  • Ensure timely completion of inspections per department goals and objectives.
  • Ensure inspection records are complete and accurate, compliant with good documentation practices, filed in a timely manner, and maintained in a manner to facilitate efficient retrieval.
  • Perform department clerical tasks as assigned to support department activities.
  • Perform job duties in a manner that ensures compliance with the quality system procedures as related to work activities and responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Quality management.

We’re looking for someone that has…

  • 5+ years of PCBA inspection experience
  • Knowledgeable of IPC Standards
  • Experience with through-hole inspection
  • Experience with quality tools: Microscope, Caliper, Digital Multi Meter (DMM)
  • Familiar with SMT, PTH component packages
  • Able to read and follow Manufacturing Process Instructions
  • Familiar with Final Quality Assurance (FQA) and Quality Control processes
  • Ability to read assembly drawings, and CAD data
  • IPC-610 Certified
  • Experience with Automated Optical Inspection (programming or operation)

We provide...

  • Exceptional benefits package – We value healthy and happy employees. We offer a 401(k) and cover 100% of the premium for our competitive base health, dental, and vision package.
  • Flexible stock options – We view options as real compensation, not a ball and chain. We allow employees who leave after two years of service to exercise their options for up to 7 years.
  • Weekly lunches and office snacks – We know nothing says thank you like free food. We offer a stacked snack drawer and free company-wide lunches to fuel the journey.
  • San Francisco office location – We offer a convenient San Francisco location. Don’t live in the city? We offer commuter benefits to help.
  • Commuter Benefits package- However you get to work, we want to help! We offer all salaried and hourly employees a range of commuter benefits to compensate for their time on the road.
  • Transparent and social culture – We work better when we’re all on the same page. We have company-wide weekly meetings to review milestones and metrics, semi-annual off sites to discuss the broader vision, and biweekly socials.

Come help us accelerate the progress of companies developing rockets, drones, medical devices, and much more. We look forward to hearing from you!

Tempo Automation

Why Work Here?

Come Help Us Build the Factory of the Future!

Tempo is the world's fastest low-volume electronics manufacturer. Our advanced platform and software-driven automation takes the most complex ideas from design to desk in as fast as 3 days. From rockets to robots, autonomous cars to drones, many of the fastest-moving companies are already working with us to optimize for a new level of business advantage. And set a new tempo for progress. Our team is dedicated to pushing the bounds of what's possible. We believe slow, error-prone, opaque and unpredictable manufacturing should be a relic of the past. So we’re building the manufacturing system that puts speed, precision, transparency and reliability front and center.


2460 Alameda St. San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco, CA