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QSME Quality Engineer

Los Angeles, US · Full-time · Associate

About The Position

At Aitech, our team is driven to redefine the possibilities of embedded hardware systems for space applications. We pride ourselves on 30+ years of successful space hardware delivery to our customers! We are growing our team to support human space flight missions to the lunar surface and beyond!

SUMMARY: Responsible for the Quality planning and implementation of assigned programs to ensure compliance with company’s quality processes and procedures


  • Familiarity with product functional and design specifications
  • Familiar with reviewing and approval of program compliance matrix
  • Participates in artifact reviews for milestone completion (MRR and TRR)
  • Identifies and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating products and production equipment based on program needs
  • Performs defect and statistical analysis to assess the cost of, and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.
  • Proficient in the application and use of the Quality toolbox: NCR, MRB, RCCA, 5-Why, 8D, etc.
  • Investigates and thoroughly understands developments in quality assurance specifications and standards
  • Conducts audits and witnesses environmental tests and setups
  • Conduct internal audits throughout the organization
  • Conducts audits at subcontractors and key vendors
  • Communicates and resolves QA issues with operators/technicians on a day-to-day basis
  • Prioritizes and manages multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management


  • Analytical--Synthesizes complex and diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data collection and evaluation; Design work flows and procedures; Requires attention to detail
  • Written and Oral Communication--Writes and speaks clearly and informatively; Presents data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information
  • Teamwork--Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed
  • Planning/Organizing—Analyzes, Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans
  • Innovation--Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention; Flexible and willing to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law

* Aitech Defense Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes in the strength of a diverse work force and encourage qualified individuals to apply. It is the policy of Aitech to attract and retain the best qualified people available without regard to ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era Veteran.



·      Understanding of AS9100/ISO Requirements

·      Experience with AS9102 FAI format and requirements

·      Certification in IPC-A-610 – Acceptability of electronic assembly

·      Proficient Microsoft Products including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·      Working knowledge and understanding of basic electronic principles, PCB manufacturing and environmental testing


·      Certification and/or knowledge in IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-2220 family, IPC-6012/6013, and IPC-A-600



Min 5 years related experience



Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent in related field

CQE/CRE preferred



*Must be a U.S. citizen or be authorized to work in the United States


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