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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (LAUNCHVEHICLE INTEGRATION)

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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 (LAUNCHVEHICLE INTEGRATION)

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

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

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for overseeing the build and inspection process for the structural assembly and integration of the Falcon Launch Vehicle
  • Develop, qualify, and refine manufacturing processes to bring products from prototype to high-volume production
  • Work with design engineers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and implementation in a rapidly-evolving production environment
  • Interface with other engineers, subject matter experts, and technicians to solve large-scale production challenges
  • Quickly resolve non-conformances and work with the Quality team to implement root cause corrective actions
  • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume production demand

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Chemical/Aerospace Engineering
  • 2+ years of collegiate extracurricular engineering project experience, such as Formula SAE, Baja SAE, Design Build Fly team, OR 2+ years of industry product design/development experience

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with the build and integration of large mechanical assemblies
  • Master's degree in mechanical/chemical/aerospace engineering
  • Knowledge of metallic manufacturing techniques, processes, and equipment related to machining, welding, drilling, and automation
  • Mechanical component and/or tooling design and analysis (3D computer-aided design)
  • Experience with process development from RND to high-volume manufacturing
  • Experience writing work instructions and procedures for critical aerospace parts
  • Experience in a production environment within the aerospace industry

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position may require long hours and weekends

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