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Maxar is currently seeking a highly-motivated Quality Engineer to join our team located remotely in Colorado supporting the Palo Alto and San Jose, CA Maxar offices. This role requires travel to vendor sites in Colorado as well as other states and may, require occasional international travel. As an ideal candidate, you will have experience with production implementation for aerospace products. You will collaborate, innovate, and not be afraid of a challenge. You will be responsible for review of documentation and inspection of spacecraft, subsystems, parts, and individual component levels.


  • Perform quality assurance functions including audits, inspections, material review. 

  • Participate as a member of the Maxar review team for Manufacturing Readiness Review (MRR) and Test Readiness Review (TRR).

  • Review  manufacturing flow, assembly and process procedures, test procedures, drawings and associated product documentation for manufacturing and test.

  • Review test data as needed or as part of the inspection points.

  • Lead and facilitate Material Review Board (MRB) activities as required. Provide coordination of MRB activities with Maxar's engineers.

  • Perform surveillance and audit to rapidly recognize performance problems, identify their causes and assist in their resolution. Areas of interest include quality and schedule performance.

  • Provide effective written and verbal communication to Maxar organizations including, Product Assurance,, Program Management Office (PMO), and Product Engineer.

  • Provide communication to Maxar customers as necessary.

  • Perform risk identification, risk management and problem management activities as appropriate and necessary. 

  • Plan/Manage/execute small projects.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), industrial technologies, or a statistics related field. 4 years of additional experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • 5 years Quality Engineering or engineering-related experience. A Master's degree may count for 2 years of experience.

  • Experience should encompass inspection of piece part, mechanical, electronic and communication hardware including associated software. 

  • Ability to work onsite at venders in Longmont, Boulder and Louisville.

  • Ability to travel to other states and occasional international.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) 

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt certification

  • Knowledge of Advanced Microsoft Office 

  • Experience in space or aerospace hardware which may include quality engineering, material review, inspection, corrective action and audits

The compensation range for this position is  $79,500.00 - $132,500.00 USD annually, dependent on skills and experience.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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