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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER - IN-TANK PRESSURE SYSTEMS

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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 - IN-TANK PRESSURE SYSTEMS

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

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

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as a technical resource to research, specify, and procure equipment to meet product build requirements
  • Act as a technical resource to research, specify, and implement validated manufacturing processes and process controls to produce precision gas storage and distribution assemblies
  • Lead engineering of facility and production equipment systems, fixtures, and tooling
  • Maintain ownership of floor layouts, capacity studies, and product flow analysis to ensure on-time vehicle delivery to manifest
  • Set priority and drive agenda for improvement projects to meet critical production schedules
  • Assist production/engineering leadership team to identify trends and opportunities for optimizing product output, quality enhancements, and cost of manufacturability
  • Drive design for manufacturing and assembly during new product development and improvement cycles
  • Resolve complex manufacturing defects and eliminate root cause

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in aeronautical, mechanical, or manufacturing engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of mechanical design and hands-on manufacturing experience via internships, labs, outside the classroom extracurricular activities or professional industry experience

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with metallic manufacturing techniques and equipment for processes such as machining, welding, forming, inspection, etc.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills including proficiency in solid modeling software, AutoCAD/SketchUp/Revit, and Microsoft Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Experience with Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA)
  • Experience in a team oriented environment
  • Must be able to work well in an integrated collaborative team environment including daily interactions with technicians, engineers, and managers
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Creative and passionate approach to addressing challenges, and an enthusiastic, self-motivated attitude that relishes in delivering best-in-class performance

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work while being on your feet for up to 4+ hours a day
  • Ability to work directly with the hardware on the floor and being comfortable stooping, bending, and standing
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as necessary

Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.