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Quality Engineer (7 openings)

Huntsville, AL 35806

Posted: 05/24/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 1910769 Pay Rate: 50/hour - 58/hour

Job Description

Multiple openings on multiple shifts immediately available.


Compensation: Up to $58/hour plus overtime (10 hours weekly is available) 11 paid holidays, multiple weeks PTO, and full healthcare benefits.


Location: Huntsville, AL. These positions are 100% onsite at a space rocket facilities with no possibility of remote or work-from-home.


Positions are 6-24 month contract-to-hire opportunities with high possibility to convert to FTE.


Contact for more information and for access to over 100+ other openings in space and aerospace.


In this role, you will establish, implement, maintain, and enforce quality system processes that support Test and Flight ground systems. As needed, measure, analyze, and improve quality system performance consistent with organization quality goals, integrate quality system applications between engineering, project management, and operations to ensure the consistent and ongoing use of quality best practices and communication of quality issues, and facilitate troubleshooting of quality issues with diverse teams, lead causal analysis activities to drive to root cause and corrective action.

In addition, you will perform reviews and approve fabrication build documents including work orders and nonconformance records. You will perform periodic audits of the application of our quality system in accordance with AS9100, recommend initiatives and/or changes that will improve product and system quality, and provide quality assurance subject matter expertise to inspection, fabrication, and test. Periodically, you will interface with internal and external customers on quality related concerns and develop training materials to build quality awareness.

In this role you will report directly to the Quality Engineering Manager. As part of a diverse and hardworking team of Quality Engineers, you will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of developing, testing, and launching Space systems to support Blue Origin’s Vision. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

  • Minimum of a B.S. in engineering
  • Quality assurance experience in production environment. Aerospace, space launch, military/commercial aviation preferred
  • Familiarity with AS9100 or ISO9001 Quality Management System and/or related quality systems and programs
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum
  • Material Review Board experience preferred

  • Knowledge of subassembly and final assembly of aerospace hardware.
  • Knowledge of Weld and NDT practices
  • Precision Measurement Science fundamentals
  • Proficient in the fundamentals of GD&T.
  • Quality performance measurement analysis capabilities
  • RCA fundamentals
  • Quality assurance experience in rocket engine production environment
  • Quality Management System audit experience
  • Six Sigma Green, Black Belt, or comparable certification


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every

candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  

Meet Your Recruiter

Diana Jacobson
Senior Recruiter

Diana Jacobson has 7 years of recruiting experience, with a focus on Executive, Sales, and Skilled Trades searches. Diana is passionate about connecting great candidates with great employers, creating successful and long-term partnerships. To her, there's nothing like the thrill of a candidate's enthusiastic "Yes!" to an offer, and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer. Outside of work, Diana enjoys spending time outdoors exploring hikes around PNW with her husband, spending time with friends and family, and traveling and experiencing new cultures around the world.

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