Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer

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Posting title
Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
18 month contract position
W2 with full benefits

Job Description:
As a Quality Assurance Engineer for Hardware Quality Assurance Groups (5122, 5123, 5124), you will be part of a team that implements and ensures the consistent execution of a defined set of QA functions and processes which may include overseeing inspections, monitoring and witnessing fabrication, test, integration, assembly operations, reviewing JPL and supplier documentation, documenting work activities through various reporting mechanisms including Inspection Reports, Inspection Plans, logs, Work Instructions, routers, and using various institutional applications to perform work; applying advanced knowledge in field to review suppliers plans (Workmanship Standards, ESD, Quality Assurance Implementation approaches, etc.), identify alignment issues and provide feedback and recommendations on plan; assesses adequacy of supplier's corrective actions. You will also perform Root Cause and Corrective Action on nonconformances across the QA organization.

Required Skills:
•Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
•Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, or Aerospace Engineering, or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 3 years of related experience; Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 1 years of related experience; 7 years’ experience in similar disciplines.
•Advanced knowledge and prior experience in one or more of the following areas: Quality Engineering, Configuration Management, Supplier Management, Audits, Inspection techniques (non-destructive, electronics, mechanical), or Manufacturing processes.
•Extensive understanding and wide application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in the above areas in support of a large aerospace company.
•Advanced knowledge of applicable industry and standards in design, engineering, fabrication, integration, test and launch of space-flight hardware.
•Demonstrate proficiency in both mechanical and electronic hardware assurance methods (inspection, test, analysis).
•Experience in developing and maintaining Quality Assurance processes, plans and procedures. Understanding of risks and risk management approaches.
•Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to write reports. Demonstrate effective interpersonal and leadership skills.

Desired Skills:
•Understanding of electronic/electrical/electromechanical, optical and mechanical
manufacturing processes and associated inspection methods, understanding of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001, AS9100, etc.), Process Variation, and Deming’s approach to Systems and experience in fabrication and inspection of ASICs hybrid microcircuits, MCMs, crystal oscillators and relays.

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