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Quality Inspector - Agency
Ref No.: 17-27158
Location: Hawthorne, California
Overview:
• As a quality inspector you will be responsible for being the last line of defense in assuring mission success. You will perform in-process inspections and verify that all key performance and design characteristics are met or exceeded during test preparation and Acceptance Testing. You will be working hands on with the most cutting edge rocket technology currently available and will be part of history.

Responsibilities:
• Perform receiving, in process, and final inspection on Structures and Composites major subassemblies, including mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic parts, components, and sub-assemblies
• Inspect, verify, and proactively support Structures and Composites development and acceptance testing; assuring adherence to design, specification, and testing requirements
• Document production and test anomalies in accordance with prescribed procedures and process as required
• Assist with the specification, purchase, and maintenance of calibrated measuring and test equipment
• Communicate and help resolve quality related issues as they relate to the site and other SpaceX locations i.e. Launch Site, Production, and Manufacturing.
• Process non-conforming product
• Routinely observe technical operations and offer guidance and/or serve as an additional technical resource
• Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

Basic Qualifications:
• High School Diploma required.
• Associate’s degree in relevant field required or minimum of 2 years of experience in an aerospace environment required
• Experience with AS 9100, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485, or similar Quality Management System.
• Must be self-motivated, proactive, and capable of managing priorities and tasks as delegated.
• Must be able to read and interpret design drawings and be familiar with basic quality inspection methods.


Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Airframe and Powerplant License
• Knowledge of Quality Assurance principles, methods, and processes
• Knowledge of Avionics and electrical systems is preferred
• Knowledge of Aerospace Composites and Principles is preferred
• Knowledge of Aerospace Structures is a plus
• Knowledge of GSE Systems and general associated equipment is a plus
• Preference will be given to qualified local candidates
• Strong knowledge and experience in Aerospace Standards and its general practices
• Intermediate skill level with Windows operating systems
• Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
• Strong understanding of safety programs and OSHA regulations and requirements.

Additional Requirements:
• Ability to work at elevated heights
• Physical effort including standing, lifting and carrying moderately heavy materials or equipment (15 to 50 lbs.)
• Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain
• Work occasionally performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
• Typically 50 hour work weeks, schedule varies depending on site operational needs, flexibility required
ITAR Requirements:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
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