Senior QMS Internal Auditor at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Mountain View, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Safety and Quality

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all- electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

We are looking for a professional Senior Quality Internal Auditor who will lead and partner with organizations on developing Quality Management Systems (QMS) internal audit programs. This candidate will have practical experience in aviation, defense or space regulated industries working in a lead auditor role.

You will be responsible for leading the Wisk QMS internal audit program including defining scope, schedules and resources needed to execute the audit program. You will also be responsible for partnering with design, certification, manufacturing and supply chain teams to integrate audit best practices. This position will require a high level of technical expertise and leadership skills which promote continuous improvement culture. Ideal candidates will have the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment working in a leadership advisory role.


  • Perform internal audits as Lead Auditor using established audit scope & objectives.
  • Plan and execute internal audits to assess the FAA / AS9100 requirements
  • Reviewing audit finding responses for implementation and effectiveness.
  • Reporting monthly internal audit finding and completion progress.
  • Participating in Quality & Regulatory reviews;
  • Supporting external third party audits.


  • 6+ years AS9100 or ISO9001 experience in aviation, defense or space industries.
  • Successful completion of an AS9100 Auditor Course from a reputable organization.
  • Managing audit programs in a design and manufacturing environments.
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis and lead cross functional teams.
  • Strong CAPA knowledge and experience.
  • Able to interact with varying levels of the organization.
  • Solid oral and written communication skills.


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
  • Professional certification (ASQ Certified Quality Auditor, Certified Quality Engineer).
  • FAA Certification Experience (Type Certificate).
  • Working knowledge of FAA PART 21.
  • Play a key role in supporting external audits from regulatory agencies and third party registrar including preparing all sites for external audits.

We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.

In order to protect the health and safety of all Wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 prior to physically returning to Wisk’s U.S. offices. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior QMS Internal Auditor
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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