Please review the job details below.

Maxar is looking for a Senior Staff Quality Engineer to join our team in Palo Alto, CA.ย  We have amazing talent in other areas such as production quality and supplier quality, and we need someone on the Front-End quality group to help us mitigate design risks proactively.

Your Mission: You are charting a new approach to build quality in design early on.ย  The team already has members skilled in creating viable quality management system, but we need you to help us detect risks during design development and evaluate/implement appropriate solutions & processes.

Your Career: Weโ€™re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your supervisor, or a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.

What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.

What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues):

  • Develop, deliver, and manage plans (quality plan, risk management plan) and requirements (safety, functionality, regulatory, usability) that ensure provisions for quality are addressed and resolved prior to product release.

  • Perform risk identification, risk management and problem management activities as appropriate and necessary.ย  Employ process and system analysis to determine how to build safeguards and process changes to prevent nonconformities.

  • Contribute to supplier selection process, design reviews, product qualification process and design verification and validation.ย  Audit suppliers to ensure compliance to quality management system and advance product quality.ย 

  • As needed, Create and/or Modify quality documents like Boundary Diagram, P-Diagram, Design FMEA, Process FMEA, DVPR, Gage R&R and Control Plans.ย  Facilitation of DFMEAs and PFMEAs.

  • Review all Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), Significant Characteristics (SC), Key Product Characteristics (KPC) and Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) and Tolerance Stack-up studies to address all Quality issues.

Minimum requirements for this position:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Lean Six Sigma, SPC, APQP/AS9145, AS9100/ISO9001, PPAP and DFMEA/PFMEA knowledge.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem solving and analytical skills.

These skills would be amazing:

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or DFSS Blackbelt certification.

  • Advanced experience with data analysis and tools.ย 

  • Experience in space or aerospace.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

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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United States, Palo Alto, CA
Posted 10 months ago
Job offer closed
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