Parts and Material Processing Engineer at The Aerospace Corporation
In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.
Acts as senior technical authority or team leader for SBIRS/NGG Space Parts, Material and Process discipline. Lead or organize interfaces between Space Force, Aerospace program office, ETG and prime and subcontractors to solve PMP process, qualification and test issues. Mentors junior MTS and serves as role model.
Work with SBIRS/NGG prime and subcontractors to review and provide concurrence for all PMPCB (Parts, Materials and Processes Control Board) , as appropriate, for non-standard PMPs submitted on NSPARs (Non-Standard Part Approval Requests), NSMARs/MARs (Non-Standard Material Approval Requests/Material Approval Requests) and PARs (Process Approval Requests).
Work with Aerospace Space Program Office and Chief Engineer Office to assess potential SBIRS/NGG program impact for all PMP issues listed in the AWARE (Alerts, Warnings, Advice, Resolutions, and Experience) system. Review and provide assessment and mitigation plan for potential program impacts from GIDEPs (Government Industry Data Exchange Program) or SQICs (Space Quality Improvement Council) as listed in the AWARE database. Create notices and input to Aerospace EPAPs (Early Problem Alert Process) as needed base on SBIRS/NGG findings.
Support problem investigation and resolution activities for PMP issues occurring on the SBIR/NGG program. As appropriate, attend FRBs, MRBs, TIMs, etc. In order to support the failure investigation, work with contractor and ETG personnel to define required analysis/testing and support the performance of defined analysis/testing.
Support AF during contract negotiations by reviewing Parts and Materials cost proposals to assess reasonableness of proposed costs for the Parts and Materials.
Attend monthly EPAP and PMPEF (Parts, Materials and Processes Engineering Forum) meetings where current PMP issues are reviewed, discussed and updated. Discuss/present SBIRS/NGG issues as appropriate.
Maintain records of PMPCB actions including files/folders supporting PMPCB concurrences and copies PMPCB minutes where NSPAR/NSMARs/PARs were dispositioned.
This is a part time position.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution
Exhibits exceptionally high level of innovation, creativeness, and initiative
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers
Widely recognized internally and externally by peers, management, program office, Air Force, and contractors
Knowledgeable of military Space Parts, Materials, and Processes (PMP) program requirements
12 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience, including multi-disciplinary systems engineering and/or program management environment
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
Ways We Reward Our Employees
During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
- A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
- Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
- Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
- Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
- Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
- 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute
- Paid holidays and paid time off
- Flexible spending accounts
- Relocation assistance (if applicable)
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