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Quality Engineer

Company: KBR
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Quality Engineer
KBR is seeking Quality Engineers to support NASA programs. We are looking for both full time & part time in the following locations Denver or Boulder, CO. These Quality Engineers will support the development and implementation of mission assurance requirements over the entire project life cycle. These Quality Engineers will also focus on supplier surveillance and inspections. This position will monitor processes for compliance to the developer's procedures and contractual requirements.
Processes to be reviewed prior to use and monitored when used may include:
Printed Circuit Board quality assessment
Workmanship including coatings
ESD controls
Clean room activities and controls
Cable and harness fabrication
Contamination control
Parts and materials control
Control of drawings and procedures
Equipment moves (e.g. slings, cranes, and hydro sets)
Hazardous operations
Contractor responses to corrective action requests
Build records
Delivery, storage and transport of flight and non-flight hardware, and critical ground support equipment (GSE)
Ensure that flight hardware anomalies, corrective actions, and re-verifications are documented in accordance with the contractors' non-conformance and corrective action system
Participate in production planning, review manufacturing flow plans and participate in Manufacturing and Test Readiness Reviews (MRRs and TRRs)
Examine process design and/or process qualification records, procedure review, work order review, and verifying that labs carry required certifications
Review flight hardware records and ensure all open items are identified and addressed prior to the performance of tests
Monitor contractor quality and safety controls, and participate in quality assurance activities during fabrication, integration, and tests
QAR monitoring
Support activities related to root cause corrective actions
Support processes for collecting and analyzing data that measures supplier success
Review the supplier's CDRL documents related to quality assurance and provide recommendations
Review flight hardware records for completeness prior to integration & final acceptance testing
Perform a final instrument "buy-off" review
Complete thorough i nspections
Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.

  • 10 + years Quality Engineering experience

  • Previous NASA or aerospace industry experience

  • GMIPS for Electronic Boards

  • Pre-cap inspection of hybrid microcircuits

  • 100% of solder joints prior to conformal coating of each flight printed wiring assembly prior to conformal coating.

  • 100% of conformal coatings on flight printed wiring assemblies.

  • Final workmanship inspection prior to box level final closure prior to integration into the next level of assembly.

  • Connector mates to mission hardware integrated into the spacecraft.

  • General workmanship quality prior to final acceptance testing

  • General workmanship prior to shipment

  • Confirm shipping packaging conforms to requirements and is adequate

    Preferred Training:
    IPC J-STD-001xS (Soldering, Space Addendum)
    NASA-STD-8739.1 (Staking and Conformal Coating)
    NASA-STD-8739.4 or IPC/WHMA-A-620xS (Crimping, Cables & Wiring)
    Developer-specific ESD Control training or training traceable to ANSI/ESD S20.20 (Electrostatic Discharge)
    NASA-STD-8739.6 (Workmanship Implementation Standard)1
    Pre-cap inspection methods derived from MIL-STD-883
    Experience with harness work on NASA projects and be able to pass NASA Workmanship classes and prove expertise executing NASA Workmanship requirements
    Basic Compensation:
    $107,300 - $147,500
    The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity.
    Additional Compensation:
    KBR may offer bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance.
    KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.
    KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: KBR, Boulder , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Boulder, Colorado

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