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Jacobs Quality Assurance Manager in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

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Your Impact:

Jacobs provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.

Provides leadership to the Quality Team supporting NASA's Space Launch System, International Space Station, Launch Service Provider and Thermal Protection manufacturing programs.

Responsibilities include ensuring:

  • Internal Audit maintains compliance with AS9100D;

  • Quality Engineering develops and executes processes that maintain and monitor the use of calibration equipment, enable quality planning for work execution, monitor nonconformances, establish corrective and preventive action, review acceptance data packages, support still imagery, and monitor foreign object debris prevention.

  • Software Assurance develops and executes processes detailing safety software assessments of critical systems, monitor verification and validation of the Launch Control System and ensuring compliance with a CMMI ML3 software development process.

  • Supplier Quality develops and executes processes to flow down supplier requirements, perform supplier quality audits and carry out supplier source inspections.

  • Inspection performing receiving, flight hardware manufacturing, thermal protection system manufacturing inspection and work execution acceptance on flight hardware and ground support equipment.

  • Develops and implements Quality goals, policies, priorities, and procedures

  • Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules develops solutions to program problems, and directs work of incumbents assigned to program from various departments;

  • Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Acts as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations;

  • Manages resources effectively within budgetary and time constraints, and contributes to the overall success of the company by providing a motivated and productive staff;

  • Establishes and assesses quality performance criteria in the execution of Program requirements;

  • Develops/establishes/maintains processes and metrics that support contract and AS9100 requirements;

  • Establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies;

  • Contributes to team effort by mentoring team members and documenting quality processes;

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university field plus ten (10) years of progressive and relevant experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience.

  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer interface skills required,

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects,

  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office products, Internet browsers, and Outlook,

  • Excellent Excel skills to manipulate and analyze data to generate reports in a variety of formats,

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.

  • If offered a position, proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident/Green Card holder of the United States is required.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.