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Product Assurance / Quality Assurance - protected categories (L. 68/99)

Terran Orbital Corporation

Terran Orbital Corporation

Product, Quality Assurance
Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024


Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, a leader in innovation, manufacturing, and operations in the satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast-growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

Tyvak International, a Terran Orbital company, is seeking a motivated Product Assurance / Quality Assurance Officer - protected categories (L. 68/99). You will become part of a growing Product and Quality Assurance team, a collaborative team to develop innovative nano-satellite vehicle solutions for multiple projects, ensuring a high-quality level of the spacecrafts. The individual will be responsible for managing the PA tasks and activities during the full program lifecycle, starting from design to in-orbit operations. The PA/QA Officer will work in close contact with the programs’ technical team and Program Manager, Institutional and Commercial Customers, and External Providers, in a fast-paced environment for both active Programs and Proposals.

Specific tasks may include:

  • Support and oversight the Assembly, Integration and Test activities of spacecrafts
  • Participation in Customer Project reviews (PDR, CDR, QAR, etc.)
  • Preparation and management of Key and Mandatory Inspection Points (KIP/MIP) during AIT
  • Preparation, implementation, and maintenance of product and quality assurance policies and procedures
  • Tailoring of the ECSS-Q based on the mission-specific objectives and requirements
  • Oversight of PA processes implementation in Program’s activities, including internal auditing activities
  • Management of Non-conformances, deviations, critical items control and Quality records generation
  • Preparation of PA/QA documentation for program reviews (Declared Lists, Nonconformance reports, Mission-Specific PA Plans, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Safety Data Package etc.)
  • Continuous improvement of Design, Assembly and Quality Processes and procedures
  • Guide the selection, evaluation and control of External Providers, and generate a Mechanical Parts, Materials, Processes and Components control processes in accordance with the required standards for the specific project
  • Adaptability to work in a small team environment closely with hardware, software, mechanical, and systems engineers, to ensure effective and efficient processes
  • Additional duties on quality matters may be assigned as needed.

NOTE: Vacancy is expected to be filled in no more than 30 calendar days from the completion of the hiring process.


  • Belonging to protected categories (L. 68/99) is mandatory
  • 1-5 years of working experience as PA or Quality Engineer/Officer or equivalent role.
  • Bachelor’s/MSc degree in Aerospace Engineering, Management Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering is mandatory with no experience in the role.
  • In case of candidates without degree, a previous experience of maximum 5 years in PA/QA role is necessary, specifically in the activities detailed in this job.
  • Previous experience in aerospace, automotive, or engineering industries in process designing and managing Quality Management System.
  • Knowledge of the ECSS-Q standards and Quality Standards (ISO9001, AS/EN9100, etc.) is considered a plus.
  • Familiarity with spacecraft and/or launch vehicle control systems, Small satellite or CubeSat experience, is strongly preferable.
  • Familiarity with standard industrial quality control tools, or Atlassian suite is a plus.
  • Proficient use of written and oral English language.
  • Good communications skills and teamwork spirit.
  • Analytical abilities, aptitude for critical thinking and a rigorous attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving and stress management skills
  • Availability for short national and/or international travel
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.

Salary and benefits are EU market competitive and include Welfare, Benefits, Private Insurance, Flexible working Hours

About Tyvak International
Tyvak is one of the most experienced small satellite groups in the industry with unique experience and capabilities in the development of nanosatellite missions and advanced technologies. www.tyvak.eu.

The main company office is located in Torino, Italy.

Work Environment
The job operates in a professional office environment but in a manufacturing company. This job routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and scanners.
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