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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (CREW DRAGON COMPOSITES)

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1 Rocket Rd
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Overview :

In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (CREW DRAGON COMPOSITES)

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018

Description

As a Manufacturing Development Engineer at SpaceX, you will have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge, experience, and creativity to develop novel solutions at the cutting edge of space technology. You will work on spacecraft that delivers cargo to the International Space Station, and ultimately extend humanity’s reach beyond the earth and moon. You will have the opportunity to use your creative engineering problem solving and interpersonal skills to accelerate hardware production and increase the quality of high performance spaceflight hardware.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Draft and design repairs for composite structures to meet ultimate, fatigue, and corrosion requirements.

Daily coordination and on-the-spot problem solving, work instruction clarification, and direction for shop floor production supervisors and technicians.

Effective task prioritization and communication with multiple customers and stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.

Define, coordinate, and evaluate Non Destructive Testing (NDE) processes and results such as tap testing, ultrasonic scanning, laser shearography, infrared thermography, and mechanical impedance.

Define and execute design-for-manufacture and process improvements on existing designs to accelerate builds and optimize part quality and yield.

Write, update and optimize manufacturing planning documentation, create standard repair documents to allow efficient rework of non-conforming hardware.

Coordinate with stress and design engineers to clarify, understand design intent, and reverse engineer hardware.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor's degree in material science, mechanical engineering, materials engineering or aerospace engineering.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Two years or more of experience problem solving a composites production environment.

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to quickly and effectively assess issues and hold ups, prioritize and schedule work when demands are very high.

Hands on experience performing composite repairs such as scarf and step repairs on sandwich panels, hands on experience performing NDE testing.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Must be able to work long hours and weekends when necessary.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.