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Supplier Quality Specialist - Quality Assurance

Supplier Quality Specialist - Quality Assurance

Supply Chain Management

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars

Supplier Quality Specialist – Quality Assurance


To manage non-conforming products and holds within the receiving operations department


  • Responsible for documenting dimensional non-conformance issues found during the precision inspection process
  • Responsible for resolving holds within the receiving inspection or precision inspection process and taking corrective actions to prevent them in the future
  • Work with engineers to determine what type of inspection is necessary for part quality
  • Establish a standard tracking system, procedure and process improvements to streamline coordination of all holds and issues
  • Work closely with engineering, procurement and production teams to assure high quality parts and services that meet all requirements
  • Administer incoming SRI (Supplier Request for Information) from suppliers
  • Support containment activities on suspect or non-conforming vendor product
  • Support quality management system policies and procedures, assess compliance to company and industry standards, initiate and lead continual improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Be an innovative, flexible thinker, capable of presenting sound, data-based arguments to implement and drive change in the supplier development organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a quality assurance at SpaceX
  • Experience with GD&T and blueprint reading

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with precision inspection methods/systems (CMM, optical methods, manual methods)
  • Experience with receiving inspection methods/systems
  • Detail oriented, organized, and demonstrate a high sense of urgency

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 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000

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