Quality Inspector

  • El Segundo, CA
  • Full Time
  • Quality & Safety
  • Mid Level

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. Here you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Job Summary
Millennium Space Systems is looking for a Quality Inspector to join our team.

The Quality Inspector will be responsible for identifying, resolving, and eliminating spacecraft and product manufacturing quality issues. This position will also be responsible for initiating corrective actions with our Manufacturing and Engineering Teams.

Responsibilities

  • Create, improve, implement and maintain systems that will assure the quality and traceability of the incoming materials and final products.
  • Develop, implement, and audit inspection and test plans, acceptance criteria, and process/work instructions.
  • Usage of inspection tooling (e.g. calipers, micrometers, DMM, depth gauges, etc).
  •  Interfaces and/or works closely with Design and Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing, Materials, Procurement and Shipping personnel on procedural issues involving design, methods, tooling, cost and other areas involved in the control of product quality.
  •  Analyzing organizational Customer/Internal quality metrics and performing periodic reviews to evaluate results recommending, planning & taking actions to close gaps at an operational level.
  • Monitor all manufacturing processes through audits and daily evaluations, to ensure that assembly & test operations being performed in accordance with approved specifications and standards.
  • Facilitate root cause analysis and problem resolution within manufacturing cells
  • Generate acceptance test procedures
  • Assist in conducting annual audits and systems surveys
  • Continually strive to improve: testing methods, tooling, and equipment through statistical sampling
  • Participate as required in product development gate review meetings with launch activities including the identification of customer expectations and ensuring compliance that Quality requirements are flowed down and met
  • Makes recommendations to company leadership on the implementation of process improvements on assigned program(s) or product areas
  • Travel as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing / test environment in aerospace and defense, automotive or  medical equipment
  • Knowledge of product manufacturing, assembly, test and inspection processes
  • Intermediate knowledge of AS9100 quality standards
  • Working knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field

  • 5 years of experience in quality assurance

  •  Working knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes and principles.

  • Experienced with quality systems experience (AS9100, inspection, FAI, PRB / MRB) highly preferred

  • Ability to read drawings and interpret specifications

Benefits
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is a Directorate of Defense Trade Controls registered, ITAR-compliant company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

Union
This is an hourly position governed by Labor Union Carpenters Local 721 Collective Bargaining agreement.

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