Quality Assurance 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.

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

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk; or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

ITAR Requirements & Equal Opportunity Employer

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. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Made In Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Made In Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.