CMM/Dimensional Inspector III- Multiple Position (A/B/C/D Shift)

Seattle, WA, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!  

This role is part of the Safety, Quality, and Mission Assurance team. This team is focused on monitoring and assessing processes that guide Blue Origin’s design, manufacturing, and operations, ensuring system safety engineering, environmental health, and safety, product integrity, and continuous improvement processes. 

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of specialists, you will inspect development and flight vehicle components for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of providing accurate data on tight tolerance high value components to determine configuration per engineering designs.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will inspect development and flight vehicle components for various spaceflight systems.

  • You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of providing accurate data on tight tolerance high-value components to determine configuration per engineering designs.

  • This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable spaceflight.

  • Perform daily part inspection utilizing micrometers, gauge blocks, dial indicators, height gauges, optical comparators, profilometers, and coordinate measuring machines (CMMs).

  • Use Verisurf and Modus software suite for inspection equipment (Absolute Arm, Revo CMM and Leica Tracker).

  • Oversees final product quality inspection in compliance with corporate/ customers' standards and requirements; identifies on-going quality issues, prevents potential production issues, and makes suggestions for improvement. 

  • Performs inspection of purchased parts, materials, components, and equipment as materials are received from vendors or subcontractors. Determines or assists in determining methods, sequences, and procedures necessary for inspection. 

  •  Coordinates communication between key stakeholders on an irregular basis, calls meetings to address inspection issues.

  • Knowledge and utilization of nonconformance processes.


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in dimensional inspection.

  • Outstanding blueprint reading skills including GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 or 2009 or 2018 standard.

  • Experience inspecting tight tolerance, high value components.

  • Strong computer software skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Suite Programs.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize projects to meet completion dates.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Special Mentions:

  • Relocation provided

  • Shifts available:

  • A Shift: Monday-Thursday, 6am-4:30pm

  • B Shift: Monday-Thursday, 4pm-2:30am

  • C Shift: Friday-Sunday 5am-5pm

  • D Shift Friday-Sunday 4pm-4am (Flexible)


  • Experience using Revo CMM, Absolute Arm, Faro Arm, V-Stars, Laser Tracker, Roundest or similar very helpful

  • Basic machining knowledge.

  • Experience with ATOS Professional/GOM Inspect/Verisurf software.

  • Experience with 3D scanning/Bluelight/ATOS/AS1 Scanner or similar.

  • Experience in dimensional inspection of aerospace components preferred.

  • Aerospace quality inspection experience.

  • CAD software knowledge.

  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware.

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $33.11-$46.00

Other site ranges may differ

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include:  Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off:  Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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