Quality Engineer II

Job Expired

Hawthorne, CA, US


Full Time

15 days ago

Job description


Title: Quality Engineer II


Segment:   Voyager Space - Exploration (ZIN Technologies)


Location:  Hawthorne, CA


Job Type: Full Time  - 100% Onsite


Relocation Eligible: No


Company Description: Voyager Space is dedicated to building a better future for humanity in space and on Earth. With over 35 years of spaceflight heritage and over 2,000 successful missions, Voyager is powering the commercial space revolution. Voyager delivers exploration, technology, and defense solutions to a global customer base that includes civil and national security agencies, commercial companies, academic and research institutions, and more.


Position Description:

Voyager Space - Exploration (ZIN Technologies) is looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for aerospace to join our Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support (ELVIS 3) contract based at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) FL.  The candidate will provide Quality Engineering support for our NASA customer at our Hawthorne, CA resident office, as well as supporting the KSC ELVIS 3 Safety & Quality Office in their responsibilities. The candidate shall consistently provide exceptional products/services that always meet or exceed customer expectations.



The Candidate will be required to perform quality engineering services as required to support NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) Safety & Mission Assurance (S&MA) processes including but not limited to: 

  • Evaluation of commercial launch provider’s Quality Management System (QMS) and all associated sub-systems
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on launch provider's nonconformance and corrective/preventative actions systems 
  • Participate in, and provide quality engineering analysis for NASA certification processes for new or upgraded hardware
  • Present quality engineering information at various NASA Safety and Quality meetings
  • Provide coordination with other quality engineering and assurance support as required (e.g., DCMA, USSF SMC)
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on launch provider's Supply Chain Management and Procurement Quality Processes
  • Participate in various audits of commercial launch provider’s QMS (e.g., supplier, internal, AS9100 3rd party) as required
  • Perform analysis of contractor quality and supplier quality performance data to include trending and risk analysis input
  • Assist the NASA S&MA office with identifying safety concerns while monitoring commercial launch provider manufacturing



  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, or a related technical field 
    1. Minimum of 3 years of experience in quality engineering or manufacturing/production engineering
    2. Desire 5+ years of experience in quality engineering or manufacturing/production engineering
  • Understanding of quality engineering functions to include: 
    1. QMS/AS9100/ISO 9001
    2. Material Requirements Planning Systems
    3. Requirements Traceability
    4. Manufacturing Execution Systems
    5. Experience in causal analysis
    6. Test & evaluations systems/techniques
    7. Supplier Quality/Supplier Auditing
    8. Configuration Management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    1. Effective technical writing, problem solving, and engineering analysis abilities
    2. Excellent computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Able to establish sound working relationships with peers and management 
  • Able to establish solid working relationships with Launch Service Contractors (LSC) and work collaboratively with LSCs and industry partners (e.g. Aerospace and USSF)  
  • Have effective analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner
  • Be willing to travel - specifically to support local sub-tier supplier QMS audits
  • Have U.S. Citizenship



Salary Range: $95,000 - $120,000/year


Voyager Space - Exploration (ZIN Technologies) offers a comprehensive, total compensation package, which includes competitive salary, a discretionary annual bonus plan, paid time off (PTO), a comprehensive health benefit package, retirement savings, wellness program, and various other benefits. When you join our team, you’re not just an employee; you become part of a dynamic community dedicated to innovation and excellence.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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.

Voyager Space - Exploration (ZIN Technologies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. 



The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

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