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Quality Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  85347-282513
Location:   Glen Burnie, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  March 18, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos Space & Missile Defense Systems, Inc. is a leading supplier of engineering, technical and manufacturing services related to suborbital rocket vehicles for a range of applications including ballistic missile defense system testing and advanced research and development. The Quality Engineer is responsible for the execution and maintenance of the enterprise Quality Management System (QMS), incorporating ISO 9001 and AS9100. The candidate must have experience with a rigorous quality program for product design and manufacturing, as well as technical services.  The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to effectively communicate quality concepts and performance requirements to co-workers on a regular basis.  



  • Manages aspects of enterprise QMS, including hardware and software related products
  • Implements, coordinates, and monitors ISO9001 / AS9100 activities as required
  • Schedules, initiates and executes internal QMS audits
  • Identifies and implements corrective actions as required to ensure adherence to policies, procedures and working instructions
  • Provides regular program status reporting and recommendations to Senior Management


  • Responsible for maintenance of QMS documentation
  • Interacts with personnel to ensure proper interpretation and implementation of processes and procedures
  • Develops and establishes appropriate training programs supporting the QMS
  • Performs supplier/vendor surveys as necessary to assess quality standards
  • Other duties may be assigned
Experience and Skills:
  • The Quality Engineer must show completion of a full four year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelors (BA/BS) or higher degree in business, operations management, engineering, or science, and 5 years of relevant experience.
  • An advanced MS/MA/MBA or higher degree may be substituted for 2 years of overall experience.
  • The candidate shall have direct experience executing to a standardized quality system such as ISO9001 or AS9100. Experience in interfacing directly with designated customer and vendor representatives is required. 
  • The candidate must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a DoD security clearance. 
  • BS with 5 years related experience or MS/MA/MBA/PhD with 3 years related experience.  

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP