Quality Inspector
Posted on 3/15/2023

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
Company Overview
SpaceX's mission is to make humanity multiplanetary. The company is working on a next generation of fully reusable launch vehicles that will be the most powerful ever built, capable of carrying humans to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of inspection experience in an aerospace, military or manufacturing environment
  • Associate's degree in a technical or engineering field
  • 5+ years of experience in a quality, inspection, or manufacturing role
  • A&P license
  • Strong understanding of composite layup laser alignment and composite ply cutting systems
  • Ability to read and interpret cure reports vendor supplied conformance certifications
  • Practical experience with GD&T and skillful use of metrology tools and gauges
  • Experience with integration
  • Experience working with, manufacturing enterprise resource systems, electronic databases, and paperless work instructions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills; able to effectively communicate with engineering and production groups
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and capable of managing priorities and tasks as delegated
  • Strong understanding of safety programs and OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Able to work all shifts, overtime and weekend hours, as needed. Nominal hours - 1st shift (5:00am - 3:30am), 2nd shift (3:30pm - 2:00am)
  • Able to lift up to 25lbs. unassisted
  • Able to stand for extended periods - 8 hours minimum
  • Able to stoop, bend, crawl, and able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • 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
  • Provide detailed in-process inspections on launch vehicle composite components, using detailed drawings, CAD models, and established processes to verify conformance to manufacturing and design requirements
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are complied with for the receiving and storage of composite raw materials
  • Document production non-conformances in accordance with prescribed procedures and processes as required
  • Support quality management system (QMS) policies and procedure documentation, assess compliance to company and industry standards, initiate and lead continual improvement and Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • Support the Material Review Board (MRB) process by documenting and managing non-conformances