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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Hardware Quality Engineer Senior - Quality Assurance in Broomfield, Colorado

Clearance Requirement: A current, active Top Secret security clearance is required.

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.

We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter or Instagram .

The Security and Mission Assurance Strategic Support Unit provides discriminating support to the business to ensure success. We focus on threat identification, risk assessment, and mitigation while improving the efficiency of the business through effective governance and analysis of process, data and overall business knowledge.

Hardware Quality Engineer Senior – Quality Assurance (Clearance Required)

Lead and perform assurance activities for engineering design and developmental tasks, systems analysis and design, and software and/or hardware development, individual component level, sub-system level to system level test and integration, etc. for all phases, systems, programs and or products. May work in any of the multiple engineering or technical fields of specialty.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work a rotating shift.

  • Work as part of a program team during all phases of the lifecycle assessing the planning for and implementation of the process for compliance with good engineering practices.

  • Participate in design reviews, peer reviews, testing/test oversight, configuration control, problem reporting & resolution, and change control.

  • Audit, monitor, evaluate, and report on subcontractor activities.

  • Interface with design, manufacturing, & test engineering as well as configuration management.

  • Work as part of a program team during all phases of the lifecycle assessing the planning for and implementation of the process for compliance with good engineering practices.

  • Chair the Material Review Board (MRB) for programs with knowledge of dispositions, MRB authority, and compliance with customer flowed requirements; track MRB items.

  • Review program documentation to ensure requirements compliance, adherence to Ball Aerospace standards, risk mitigation, and completeness.

  • Ensure the producibility of designs and products.

  • Compile and evaluate design and data to determine adequacy and completeness of the product or software and the engineering effectiveness of the results compared to requirements and specifications.

  • Coordinate and direct tasking of other Quality Assurance (QA) staff on a program.

  • Mentor junior colleagues within the organization.

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

  • Subject matter expertise in aerospace & defense industry and government specifications & standards and the requirements contained therein that guide the design, build, & test of hardware.

  • Expertise in Quality Engineering (QE) principles, tools, methods, and standards.

  • Initiative, ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, possess good interpersonal skills, have good time management skills, and be able to represent QA in cross-functional meetings and to customers.

  • Capability of leading a team of other QEs and QC personnel on a program to execute to customer quality requirements

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in, and contribute to, a diverse and cross functional team environment.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills and attention to detail.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.

  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.

  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Verification that your current security clearance or government customer access meets the requirement for this position will be required.

Relocation for this position is available.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $115,000 - $145,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.

US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED

Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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