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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Quality Engineer II (Contract)

  •  Posted 14 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Louisville, CO
  •  R0011744
  •  Security Clearance Required

We are seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in a related Engineering field and at least 3 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to design and create the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be using your skills and expertise to ensure all quality standards are met for our products and production equipment. You'll be responsible for designing and testing our processes, mechanisms and equipment and developing standardized quality acceptance criteria. Your technical responsibilities during planning, organizing, and conducting our projects involves the design and development of new evaluation and control processes utilizing statistical analysis and other control/risk mitigation techniques.

At SNC’s Space Systems Group (SSG) we are not only the creator of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, but also the designer and manufacturer of rocket engines and components, systems that sustain life in deep space, as well as systems and satellites that improve life here on Earth. The work of our Space Systems team not only supports the U.S. government (including NASA), but also commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about SSG

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related Engineering discipline and at least 3 years of relevant experience required
  • Knowledge of Quality System requirements and contract quality requirements
  • Experience processing product non-conformances in a Material Review Board (MRB) setting required
  • Understanding of GD&T principals required
  • Experience with Lean or Six Sigma is required for this position for the purposes of optimizing material flow through multiple functions, processes, and programs
  • Experience with dimensional inspection of hardware is very valuable in the role of serving as the technical interface with program assigned design, manufacturing and quality engineers
  • As this is a highly interactive position across multiple levels of personnel, good personal and negotiation skills are required
  • Experience in manufacturing and inspection
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics, parts lists, specifications, instructions and test procedures
  • Knowledge of SO9001, AS9001 standards



To conform to U.S. Government 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.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC