Quality Manager at Baraja

Advanced Manufacturing, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Posted 23 days ago
  • Start-up backed by Tier 1 Venture Capital firms in the US and ANZ
  • From Level 1& 2 Support upskill toward Level 3 and Project Delivery
  • Fun and inclusive culture, Finalist of People's Choice Award 2021

About Baraja

Baraja is changing the world of self-driving cars through the invention of a new type of LiDAR called SpectrumScan™ that delivers ultra-high performance at high resolution, even at incredibly far distances. Today, Baraja LiDAR is already deployed in multiple verticals, working with global automotive and industrial partners.

Originally founded in Sydney, Australia, we also have offices in San Francisco, China and Europe. We are funded by Sequoia, Blackbird and Main Sequence Ventures and we are excited to continue growing the team!

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Quality Manager to join our growing Advanced Manufacturing department, delivering a consistent production experience with high quality and automation, all while enabling enough flexibility to bring product improvements to customers.  Reporting to the Head of Advanced Manufacturing, you will be responsible for the quality function at Baraja.

Inside the Job

  • Lead the development and champion the Quality Management system within Baraja in partnership with stakeholders to ensure the QMS meets the business need.
  • Provide support and expertise in the area of supplier quality and development.
    Work together with Diagnostic team and customer success team to provide support to address customer quality issue
  • Champion Baraja’s problem solving methodology and ensure compliance to problem solving process. Drive the resolution of Quality Problems in manufacturing.

About You

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and maintaining an end-to-end quality management system leading to international certifications with ISO9001
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement activities at a broad level in an organisation.
  • Experience with supplier and internal PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
  • Engineering, science or similar degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skill


  • Experience working with automotive Quality management standards (ISO/IATF16949).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with automotive or high-tech experience.
  • Lead Auditor experience in both internal and external (supplier) audits

Be part of a high-performance team

We work toward our goals by being in constant communication in person and through a range of technologies. We also have big ears for feedback from customers to help us continually improve the Baraja experience. We are pretty good at what we do (but definitely not perfect), so you’ll be learning from and working with a top-flight team on a mission to be better every day.

What matters to us

We believe that our culture is one of our most important assets and we’ve wrapped it up with three key values that we do our best to live up to every day:

  • Hustle to deliver on hard and meaningful problems - Passion to achieve. Resilience & learning. What's the next challenge?
  • Build the machine that builds the machine - It’s not enough to design amazing products, we need to design the means to manufacture these products, at scale.
  • Develop sustained high performance - Great teams make great things. They also respectfully challenge each other to reach the next milestone.

What we can offer you.

  • Healthy lunch provided onsite.
  • Wellness Budget.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Learning & Development budget.
  • Internal progression opportunities.
  • ESOP offering & remuneration package.
  • Monthly social events.
  • Volunteer day.
  • Team lunches.
  • Social sporting teams i.e. hiking, soccer, frisbee and table tennis.

What are you waiting for? If this role excites you, we’re keen to have a chat!