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In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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Redmond, WA, US


SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018


SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars




Analyze supplier quality & delivery metrics to identify trends and pinpoint systemic performance gaps and root causes

Collaborate with procurement team to strategically source parts matched with supplier competencies

Implement and monitor production part approval process with selected suppliers

Assure supplier understanding of product and submission requirements

Develop and approve process controls to control critical characteristics

Recommend technical product improvements to reduce risk and potential defect opportunities

Provide support for Receiving Inspection by preparing and maintaining inspection plans

Review and assess supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems. Provide feedback as appropriate on manufacturing methods and technologies.  Manage supplier improvement plans

Improve quality performance of suppliers by conducting workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or other technical support as required

Function as liaison between purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve supplier quality issues and to provide technical support

Demonstrate innovation, technical excellence, attention to detail, self-direction, & courage

Drive for results and customer satisfaction

Collaborate with teams, lead projects, and continuously drive improvement in the supply base



Completed bachelor’s degree in an engineering field from an ABET accredited university

Minimum of 3 years of experience with manufacturing processes related to machined components/structures, or machining processes



Experience with manufacturing and inspection of raw materials, machined parts, fabricated components, or electrical assemblies

Experience with quality management systems standards (AS9100 and ISO 9001)

Demonstrated knowledge of SQA processes i.e. PPAP, APQP, FAIR, etc.

Technical capabilities including knowledge of 2D blueprints and model drawings

Skills in GD&T for reading and interpreting blueprints

Disciplined approach to problem solving - 8D

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and report writing

Knowledge of lean concepts

Experience with sharing information and influencing others (strong written and verbal communication skills, able to liaise cross functionally, internally and externally, make presentations to team members and management)

Knowledge of statistical techniques and methods (like design of experiments, Six Sigma, etc.)

Experience with MRP or ERP systems



Position requires long hours and some nights and weekends when required

Ability to travel - up to 60-75% work week travel is required

Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.