Quality Control Engineer

Work to build humanity’s future in space — enable people to go to the moon, Mars, and beyond.

Made In Space, Inc. is developing breakthrough manufacturing technologies for space and terrestrial spin-offs.

Our goal: radically change the way we do space missions today by building everything you need for space, in space.

Among many other projects, Made In Space has partnered with NASA to launch the first 3D printer to the International Space Station in 2014.

Job Overview:

+ Develops, implements, and manages quality control systems designed to ensure continuous production of technology components consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals
+ Manages incoming receiving inspection process, including certification, physical, dimensional, and select functional validation
+ Drive vision, direction, and efficiency gains to meet scale and quality objectives
+ Assist in root cause investigations, communicate findings and recommendations when quality issues do arise
+ Ensure a high level of internal and external customer service
+ Plans, schedules and performs quality system audits
+ Measures and analyzes audit and QMS data and leads continual improvement initiatives
+ Full-time


+ BS in relevant engineering discipline
+ Minimum 5 years’ experience with quality and/or inspection processes
+ Must possess technical problem solving skills and advanced verbal and written communication skills
+ Must be detail oriented, organized, and demonstrate a high sense of urgency
+ Ability to lift 30 lbs., lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
+ Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

Preferred Skills and Experience

+ Strong technical writing skills, the ability to communicate effectively with management, technical teams, and       customers
+ Metrology expertise, CMM techniques and language (PCDMIS), Romer Arm, etc.
+ Project management, lean six sigma, and leadership skills
+ Experience managing a team of engineers functioning in different capacities on a multi-segmented project
+ Knowledge of ISS Requirements a huge plus