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Spaceflight Hardware Quality Engineer Job

Spaceflight Hardware Quality Engineer (Job Number:439354)


Job Description:

Performs required Spaceflight Hardware Quality Engineering functions throughout the spaceflight hardware development lifecycle. Examples of responsibilities include:

- Perform in-process and final hardware inspections for compliance with applicable aerospace workmanship standards (NASA Workmanship, IPC J-standard, etc.)

- Witness engineering activities related to hardware development including integration and test, vibration, and thermal vacuum procedures ensuring all steps are properly completed and documented accurately and in a timely manner.

- Review and approve engineering documentation including drawings, specifications, procedures, work order travelers, and technical plans to ensure compliance with agency, center, and mission requirements. Specifically, ensures safety, quality, and mission assurance requirements are properly represented or included.

- Perform supplier surveillance activities at subcontractor facilities including, but not limited to: initial process capability assessments and quality management system evaluations and audits, in-process and final product inspections at mandatory inspection points (MIPs), critical activity and test witnessing, document review and approval, material review board participation, and supplier corrective action request (SCAR) issuance and resolution.

- Assist engineers by providing expertise and guidance in ensuring all statutory, regulatory, and technical requirements are complied with during development.

- Perform ad-hoc data and process reviews and analyses as required to assist in determining root causes and effective corrective actions for problems, failures, and anomalies.

- Participate in technical reviews, material review boards (MRBs), and failure review boards (FRBs) as required.

Requirements Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an engineering-related discipline.

- At least five years of aerospace hardware quality-related experience

- Must have hands-on hardware workmanship inspection experience.

- Experience operating in controlled workspaces due to electrostatic discharge (ESD) sensitive device or cleanroom protocols.

- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels of a variety of organizations.

- Ability to travel up to 25% of the time during some phases of development.

- Demonstrated ability to accurately assess situations and ensure issues are escalated to the level of technical and management personnel appropriate to the level of risk posed.

Desired Qualifications:

- Workmanship inspection certification to the NASA Workmanship Standards and/or IPC J-STD-001.

- ISO 9001 or AS9100 auditor training/certification.

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Job Posting: Oct 11, 2018, 12:47:49 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
Greenbelt, MD 20768, US