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Sandia National Laboratories Product Quality Assurance - (Entry/Mid-Career) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


Org 7561, Inventory Management and Logistics Value Stream (IMLVS), is seeking technologists for a Product Quality Assurance position. You will act as a technical resource supporting all aspects of IML incoming material processing and acceptance activities. Your duties will include processing received material from suppliers, managing the execution of a multitude of quality inspections, reviewing inspection data, collaborating with inspection vendors, driving vendor performance, and working closely with engineering and logistic teams to solve issues, define new inspection criteria, and improve processes.


  • High School diploma

  • Able to acquire and maintain a Department of Energy Q-Level security clearance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Management, or related engineering field.

  • Experience working in a quality inspection, or other engineering role.

  • Familiarity and experience reading and interpreting quality criteria.

  • Possess well-developed social and communication skills; and able to work with a diverse team environment as well as an ability to build and manage effective working relationships.

  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced/schedule driven environment on multiple simultaneous activities, prioritizing work as appropriate.

  • Experience with testing/inspection methods, interpretation of results, data inputting, and reviewing drawings.

  • Detail oriented person excel at this position.

  • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills, with the ability to develop and present ideas and results in oral and written form.

  • Knowledge of Oracle, or other inventory planning system (e.g. SAP).

  • Active security clearance.

    Department Description:

The Inventory Management and Logistics Value Stream Department (IMLVS), Org. 7561, is responsible for production stores and materials operations that support the Neutron Generator (NG) Enterprise and other NW production partners. The organization is responsible for assuring the integrity and traceability of weapons material though the logistics supply chain which receiving, incoming acceptance, warehousing, inventory management, material movement and shipping.

About Sandia:

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  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance *

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    Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Selected applicants will be required to pass a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations.


This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.


Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

Job ID: 679768