Hardware Quality Assurance Manager

Mission Success · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Mission Success
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Blue Canyon Technologies is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low-cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supporting LEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.


Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree + 5 years’ experience, or Cert Quality Engineer (ASQ) + 5 years’ experience, or 10 years in Quality Engineering.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in electronics and mechanical hardware assurance methods (inspection, test, analysis). 
  • Proven leadership in successful organizational certifications to ISO 9001 and AS 9100 Quality Standards.
  • Experience in managing employees in a diverse functional organization.
  • Experience in implementation of a multi-layered and highly effective Corrective Action Board process.
  • Proven experience increasing company efficiencies and profitability.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of all quality activities for specified customer including participating in the MRB process, acting as quality interface with the customer, facilitating customer audits, strategically reducing non-conformance through corrective/preventative action, support the inspection team to ensure that products and processes comply with customer requirements.
  • Drive Lean Manufacturing methodology throughout the Quality department
  • Coordinate the corrective action program
  • Assist in continuous improvement programs
  • Coordinate internal audit system
  • Develop quality metrics


Working conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


 *All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearance will be required to successfully pass a drug test.


Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.

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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
    Mission Success
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience