Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Quality Assurance-Associate Hardware Quality Engineer (665670) in Boulder, Colorado

Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit, Facebook or Twitter.


Associate Engineer – Quality

Perform assurance activities for engineering design and developmental tasks, systems analysis and design, and software and/or hardware development, individual component level, sub-system level to system level manufacturing, test and integration, for all phases, systems, programs and or products.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work as part of a program team during all phases of the lifecycle assessing the planning for and implementation of the process for compliance with good engineering practices.
  • Participate in design reviews, testing, configuration control, problem reporting and resolution, and change control.
  • Audit, monitor, evaluate, and report on subcontractor activities.
  • Interface with design, manufacturing, and test engineering as well as configuration management.
  • Ensure the producibility of designs and products.
  • Compile and evaluate design and data to determine adequacy and completeness of the product or software and the engineering effectiveness of the results compared to requirements and specifications.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to work in, and contribute to a diverse and cross functional team environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand aerospace and defense industry and government specifications and standards and the requirements contained therein that guide the design, build, and test of hardware.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand Quality Engineering (QE) principles, tools, methods, and standards.
  • Must be willing to take initiative, be able to complete tasks in a timely manner, and have good time management skills.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, and a capacity for attending to details are a must.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. * US Citizenship is Required


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Quality Assurance-Associate Hardware Quality Engineer (665670)

Job ID: 665670

Location: CO - Boulder

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular