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Full-Time

Manager – Supplier Quality

Posted on 6/18/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Private space station development for human missions

Hardware

Compensation Overview

$117.4k - $168.9kAnnually

+ Equity

Mid, Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Category
Quality Assurance
Engineering Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • Experience developing and leading a team of Supplier Quality Engineers
  • Work Experience with the manufacturing inspection and acceptance of hardware from multiple different manufacturing processes
  • Ability to interpret drawing specifications and measurement data for components
  • Strong understanding of MIL STD, ANSI and ISO drawing standards
  • Understanding of special processes per requirements
  • Strong familiarity with mechanical and optical metrology
  • Experience with product test, equipment and instrumentation
  • Working knowledge of Quality Management System
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs unassisted
Responsibilities
  • Develop a Vast Supplier Quality system
  • Development of data-driven initiatives
  • Implement tools and processes to ensure suppliers improve on current products
  • Investigate, evaluate, and resolve supplier quality problems
  • Develop and manage Vast supplier quality activities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Develop and implement supplier scorecards/metrics
  • Evaluate and assess the impact of nonconforming product
  • Perform Production Process Verifications at supplier locations

Vast is developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station, designed for extended human spaceflight missions and scientific research opportunities, including lunar artificial gravity. The space station is compatible with SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and offers privacy, internet access, and panoramic views of space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

505%