Millennium Space Systems is looking for team members who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
Company Overview Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. Join our world-class team and help create the future of affordable, high-reliability space systems. We work in a fast-paced open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence.
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.
This position's internal job code is Quality Engineer. Our team is currently hiring for levels 3 - 5.
Job Summary The Senior Quality Engineer will be responsible for identifying, resolving, and eliminating spacecraft and product manufacturing quality issues. You will be a key partner with both design and manufacturing, driving the teams and the hardware to higher levels of reliability. This position will also be responsible for initiating corrective actions with our manufacturing and engineering teams.
Develop, implement, and audit inspection and test plans, acceptance criteria, and process/work instructions and procedures
Collaborate with internal teams to drive improvements and address high-impact and repeating non-conformances
Proactively develop quality initiative strategies and driving their implementation
Support continuous improvement activities on the production floor, implementing lean principles, including removal of unnecessary processes
Monitor the success of products and processes through production ramp-up using a suite of quality and analysis methods
Facilitate root cause analysis and problem resolution
Participate as required in product development reviews, 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 to customers and suppliers to control problem areas
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field and 4+ years of experience in a manufacturing or quality engineering role, or 8+ years of direct work experience
Knowledge of mechanical and avionics product manufacturing, assembly, test and inspection processes
Ability to read drawings, interpret specifications, and provide technical input to assembly and test procedures
Understanding of root cause analysis and corrective action methodologies
Intermediate knowledge of AS9100 quality standards
Working knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements
Experience performing and applying statistical analysis methodologies
Master’s degree in an engineering discipline
Working knowledge of quality and manufacturing processes and principles in a high volume environment
Familiarity with J-STD-001/IPC-A-610
Demonstrated ability to collaboratively provide technical solutions to problems without sacrificing quality or safety
Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Level 3: $94,350 - $138,750
Level 4: $116,450 - $171,250
Level 5: $144,500 - $212,500
Benefits and Perks 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 DDTC-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.