The QA Lead works for the Contract Program Manager but reports directly to the Technical Services Safety Quality Reliability Manager (SQRM). The QA Lead is responsible for verifying that tasks adhere to the Quality Assurance Plan (QAP). The QA Lead reviews and signs most program documents to ensure that we applied all appropriate quality requirements. Additionally, The QA Lead works closely with the SQRM to apply appropriate QA resources to program tasks, particularly those tasks involving product development. The QA Lead also works closely with the PM to monitor and track quality metrics for monthly reporting and reviews, identify and report quality issues across the program and participate in correct and close all quality related issues and actions. The QA Lead works with Teammates and other subcontractors to ensure perform work per the QAP and to help resolve any quality-related issues. The QA Lead is the POC to GSFC Systems Assurance Manager and project Chief Safety and Mission Assurance Officer.
Minimum 10 years of experience providing quality support on projects at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) flight hardware systems, implementation and maintenance in compliance to quality policies and procedures.
Ability to collaborate in a team environment to support planned and unplanned Integration and Test activities by Project and GSFC customers that are not during standard working hours with little or no notice.
Knowledge and technical skills in the discipline of performing assessment of calibration data in accordance with AS9100 & 9001 requirements.
Strong knowledge of the policies and procedures associated to Accredited Calibration in accordance to:
-17025 ISO/IEC 17025 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories & ANSI/NCSL Z540, Calibration Laboratories and Measuring and Test Equipment.
Holds Workmanship Certifications or has extensive working knowledge to: J-STD-001, NASA-STD8739.1, NASA-ST-8739.3, NASA-STD8739.4, ESD 300-PG8730.6.1A/ANSI S20.20.
Has extensive working knowledge of:
-GPR 1280.1 GSFC Quality Manual
-GSFC Environmental Test and Integration Facilities Handbook
-549-PG-1410.2.1D Code 549 Configuration Management Plan
Holds and/or able to maintain an active DOD Secret Clearance
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