Quality Manager

Boston (Charlestown)
Manufacturing and Supply Chain – Manufacturing Engineering /
Full-time /
On-site
About Revolution Space
 
At Revolution Space we're building advanced space systems for the 21st century.

This is a unique chance to join one of Boston’s few space companies working on technology that is launching into orbit. Every employee at Revolution Space works on critical projects that directly impact our overall success.
 

Position Summary: 

In this hands-on role, the Quality Engineer will lead all aspects of product quality, providing technical direction for incoming and in-process inspections, leading root cause investigations, preparing deviations, waivers, and corrective action reports, and driving non conformance and problem reports to closure. 

The Quality Engineer will be responsible for planning, directing, and reporting on all quality-related activities to ensure fulfillment of requirements while interfacing with management, customers, subcontractors, and suppliers. Daily tasks will include: 

Responsibilities: 

Summarize and analyze incoming, in-process, and final inspection data and use data to prioritize QA actions and efforts 

Coordinate exchange of QA information between suppliers, subcontractors, and Revolution Space 

Investigate internally generated, subcontractor, or vendor-caused deficiencies, report findings to the Material Review Board (MRB), close the loop on failures by performing root cause analyses, creating corrective action plans, and driving plans to closure 

Provide technical direction to the inspection team  

Maturing our quality processes as we move from development to production, finding the balance between best practices and practical application.  

Potential occasional travel to supplier sites for quality audits (Infrequent, <20% time) 

Nurturing a culture of quality. 

Qualifications: 

Required: 

Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline. 

5+ years of experience in Quality, Manufacturing, and/or Engineering with a minimum of 2 years in a regulated environment preferred (aerospace, medical, automotive, etc.) 

Thorough knowledge of drawing Interpretation and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD&T) 

Previous hands-on experience with troubleshooting and root cause investigation of nonconformances in electro-mechanical assemblies (5-Whys, fishbone diagrams, etc.) 

Familiarity with a variety of manufacturing processes, such as machining of metals and thermoplastics 

Confidence in leading technical conversations relating to quality issues 

Strong team player with excellent communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 

Experience with standard inspection equipment and techniques such as CMM, height gages, calipers/micrometers, go/no-go gauges, etc.  

Proficiency in relevant computer applications 

 

Preferred: 

8-12 years of experience in Quality, Manufacturing, and/or Engineering with a minimum of 2 years in a regulated environment preferred (aerospace, medical, automotive, etc.) 

Experience with a PLM system and QC management software (Arena would be ideal but any a PLM and/or quality management software is a plus)  

Familiarity with J-STD-001 and/or IPC-A-610 

Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 

Experience with engineered materials such as ceramics, thermoplastics, and semiconductor materials 

Experience with FOD prevention, contamination-sensitive hardware, or cleanroom protocols  

Experience performing inspections using microscopes or other non-contact visual inspection systems (Keyence, FARO, etc.) 

Familiarity with PCBA and cable harness fab, assembly, and test 

Familiarity with MEMS fabrication 
Perks
Paid Vacation and Sick time
Flexible work schedule, and an inclusive company culture
Excellent health and dental plans with 80% employer contribution
Fitness reimbursement
100% company matching 401k plan
Fully stocked kitchen with snacks, drinks, and weekly team lunches
Open office setup with plenty of breakout spaces to fly solo
Free on-site parking and 5 minute walk to the Orange Line
Onsite fitness center, cafeteria, coffee shop, lounge, rooftop garden, harbor walk, softball field, and corn-hole

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other protected factor.