• Quality Assurance Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-Mojave
    Req No.
    Quality Assurance
    Regular Full-Time
  • Who we are

    The Spaceship Company (TSC) is an affiliate of Virgin Galactic as a space-system manufacturing organization. Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of over 350 talented and dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers’ needs. TSC’s extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.


    Our Values
    TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation.  You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic.  Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility.  You will work well under pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility.  You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.


    Who You Are

    TSC is seeking a Quality Supervisor with experience in a composite aircraft production environment. The primary task of this role will be to perform product acceptance inspections within an AS9100 compliant Quality Management System (QMS). The primary task of this role is to plan and direct activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for industrial processes, materials and products while ensuring all acceptance inspections are performed within an AS9100 compliant Quality management System (QMS).

    The successful candidate will work directly with quality engineering and production to identify and understand design requirements.



    Your Mission

    • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
    • Assists the quality engineer in developing and maintaining the AS9100 procedures and work instructions.
    • Establishes program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
    • Develops and implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility. Maintain the Material Review Area to ensure that all products are distributed in a timely manner.
    • Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
    • Suggests and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
    • Analyses and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
    • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
    • Maintains time and production records.
    • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
    • Interfaces with other Departments and the internal Trainer to develop and implement training programs as required.
    • Confers with workers' representatives and Human Resources to resolve grievances.
    • Comply with safety regulations and promote a safe working environment.

    What you bring

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • A&P License desirable
    • Knowledge of AS9100 and other relevant aerospace industry standards.
    • Ability to work with Microsoft tools, CATIA, 2D and 3D drawings or computer generated models or other similar types of engineering data.
    • Basic math and technical writing skills.
    • Proven hands-on inspection experience in the aerospace industry using a variety of precision measurement tools.
    • GD&T comprehension through experience and/or formal training.
    • In depth understanding of the inspection techniques and quality issues associated with composites.
    • Attention to detail and follow through.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of company personnel.




    ITAR Requirements

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


    The Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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