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Receiving Inspection Quality Control

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Quality Assurance
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it.

Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Quality Control Technician who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?

SUMMARY: Our team is looking for an energetic and dynamic Quality Control Technician who will primarily be responsible for aiding Axiom’s Safety and Mission Assurance team with performing standardized quality control receiving inspections on purchased products to ensure they meet the required legal and company standards for safety and quality. You may also be required to maintain tool control records, calibrated test & inspection equipment, and identify areas for quality control improvement. Operate company vehicles to store and transport materials and products. Perform all task as directed by supervisor.

Note: Proof of COVID – 19 vaccination status (vaccination card) will be required for employment otherwise a request for medical or religious accommodation is necessary

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contract and agreement negotiation, arriving at an executed agreement that meets the customer’s objectives and Axiom’s strategic business goals.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships and facilitate communication with internal/external stakeholders to ensure that all sponsorship objectives and deliverables are met.
  • Project management and performance reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5+ years of inspection experience
  • Understanding of advanced mathematical concepts including fractions, ratios, and proportions
  • Advance Experience with Quality Inspection Tools
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system experience
  • Experience drafting reports and collating data
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret technical information

Essential Functions

  • Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.

Requirements

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

Physical Requirements

  • High-level of visual awareness include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Skills

  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Excellent communication skill, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.