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Blue Origin LLC Quality Specialist III - Additive Manufacturing & Machine Shop in Seattle, Washington

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight! As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will develop and execute commercial quality processes for the design, test and manufacture of launch vehicles, spacecraft, and related technologies. You will be responsible to drive quality products throughout the organization by maintaining a corporate culture that emphasizes accountability, discipline, and attention to detail at all levels. You must have a passion for solving complex problems and providing operable solutions; act with minimal direction and on your own initiative; and be adaptable as you will work on a variety of applications and systems. We are looking for an individual that can support the quality initiatives around flight hardware and engine production. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight. Responsibilities: Process monitoring & support defect reduction initiatives Provide assistance to other team members in the use of quality procedures and/or tools Conduct process health assessments and internal audits for compliance with industry standards and provide ongoing objective evaluations of processes and documentation Conduct follow-up and compliance audits to ensure process improvement and corrective / preventive action implementation and effectiveness Document First Article Inspection Reports for internally produced hardware Assist with standardization & continuous improvement Perform Visual & Dimensional Inspections Qualifications: 5+ years' industry experience in an aviation/aerospace manufacturing environment Aerospace, space launch, military or commercial aviation preferred Strong GD&T skills Internal auditing experience Familiarity with AS9100 or ISO9000 Quality Management System and/or related quality systems and programs Experience performing visual & dimensional inspections Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum. Desired: Relevant experience in a start-up environment, transitioning a product from development, through production to operations Relevant experience in AS9145, Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process Quality Management System audit experience Familiarity with Additive Manufacturing Quality performance measurement analysis capabilities (SPC) Six Sigma Green Belt certification Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $103,320-$144,522 Other site ranges may differ Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed. Inclusivity Statement Don't meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. Export Control Regulations Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into