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The Boeing Company Senior NDT Quality Test Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS)

is seeking a

Senior NDT Quality Test


for the

Boeing Exploration Launch Systems program supporting production of the NASA SLS Core Stage.  This position is located at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in

New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with non-destructive inspection or test techniques and certification training.

Position Responsibilities:

Supports, oversees and/or leading the Nondestructive Test (NDT) processes on the Space Launch System (SLS) program.

Leads multi-function, multi-site groups to develop company directives, policies, processes, procedures and metrics to assure program, contract, customer, regulatory requirements, international standards and working agreements are deployed.

Leads stakeholders in analysis of process data, metrics, models and flows to identify root cause of complex problems and development and implementation of preventive or corrective actions.

Conducts research, compiles and analyzes performance reports and process control statistics to continuously improve process capability.

Conducts quality source selection and process capability assessments of suppliers' ability to meet program quality requirements and support business decisions.

Develops Quality criteria for supplier source selection and a coordinated response for review and approval by senior management.

Develops scope, schedule, plans and leads hardware, software and system level audits to determine compliance with quality management system standards, configuration assurance, related business, regulatory and customer requirements, and reports results to management.

Analyzes data to provide material review dispositions for complex nonconforming materials, parts and equipment.

Assists in the development of new standard repairs for nonconforming materials, parts and equipment.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22. C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

Current Ultrasonic NDT Certification (Level 2 or Level 3) or Current Radiographic NDT Certification (Level 2 or Level 3)

5+ years of experience in NDT (non-destructive test)

3+ years of experience

interpreting engineering drawings and specifications

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

More than 3 years of experience using Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)

More than 3 years of experience using Digital x-ray imagery systems

More than 3 years of experience using Eddy Current Testing

Experience training NDT technicians

Experience working with AS9100 and/or similar QMS standard

Current American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Associate) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Bachelor+4 years' related work experience, 8 years' related work experience, etc.).


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, based on candidate eligibility.)

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies. 

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.