Job ID: 1924778
Location: DENVER, CO, United States
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
As part of its Safety and Mission Assurance Engineering Contract (SMAEC)-II with NASA Johnson Space Center, SAIC is seeking talent to assist with Government Mandatory Inspection Point (GMIP) support to NASA’s Orion Program Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV). The Orion GMIP Coordinator position provides direct technical and analytical support to NASA to assist with the agency’s oversight and surveillance of contractors/sub-contractors involved with the design, development, fabrication, testing, and delivery of the Orion crew module. This position will be resident full-time in Denver, CO and will be in direct support of the NASA Quality and Flight Crew Equipment Division (NT) Orion Quality Lead. The Orion GMIP Coordinator will perform critical support tasks such as the following:
Record GMIPs in the appropriate NASA database system
Coordinate with applicable NASA, Orion supply chain, and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) stakeholders to ensure GMIPs are understood, communicated, implemented, and completed accordingly
Develop and implement improvement opportunities to reduce or eliminate GMIP inspections with low risk to quality, safety, and mission assurance for the Orion flight hardware
Communicate any issues, adverse trends, or risks to the Orion Quality Lead
Provide routine reports of Orion GMIP coordination efforts to the Orion Quality Lead
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical). Other degrees (Aerospace/Aeronautical, STEM, or Business) will be considered along with relevant experience.
Candidate must be a US Citizen
A minimum of 10-15 years of related experience in performing Quality Engineering and/or GMIP activities associated with manufacturing, assembly, processing, and inspection.
Working knowledge of NASA Quality standards and program requirements documents governing the design, development, manufacture, assembly, processing, testing, inspection, and certification of space flight hardware.
Competency in database utilization – data entry, data reporting, and data analysis
PC literacy with proficiency in the use of Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Strong presentation skills in technical forums as well as superior verbal and written communication skills.
Adaptability and flexibility regarding changes in task assignments and deadlines.
Ability to work both independently and as a member of technical teams.
Experience using electronic Quality data/documentation systems.
Ability to receive and execute specific assignments with minimal supervision.
Ability to maintain positive working relationships with NASA customer, DCMA stakeholders, peers, and manager/supervisor.
Must be willing to travel (< 5%). Travel includes visits to NASA Johnson Space Center for customer meetings/events and to Orion contractor/sub-contractor locations for surveillance-related activities.
The ability to use database systems via data entry and data reporting, and the ability to follow pre-defined key characteristics to identify GMIPs through Orion systems.
Manned spacecraft critical system knowledge (e.g., environmental control & life support systems, propulsion, pyrotechnics, structures & mechanisms, etc.),
Working understanding of the contractor/sub-contractor supply chain for major aerospace projects
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