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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (DRAGON FLUID 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 (DRAGON FLUID SYSTEMS)

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

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

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own detail and assembly level high-pressure fluid transport systems through the manufacturing process
  • Responsible for developing and qualifying new processes to take products from design to production
  • Resolve manufacturing discrepancies for all owned processes by interfacing with the design engineering, production and quality teams
  • Support day-to-day production of welded tube assemblies, high-pressure testing, and integration of hardware
  • Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume production demand
  • Find and eliminate process waste, streamline production processes and enable continuous improvement

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, manufacturing or aerospace engineering (Applicants who will complete their degree in one of the previously mentioned fields within 3 months of applying to this position also meet this requirement)
  • 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment (internship/co-op experience will be considered)

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Master's degree in aerospace, mechanical, systems or manufacturing engineering
  • Design for manufacturability and assembly
  • Experience with welding, especially TIG
  • Knowledge of principles of chemistry, engineering, fluid dynamics and mechanics of materials
  • Knowledge in automated test systems for pressure and leak testing using instrumentation such as helium mass spectrometers, flow meters, pressure transducers and thermocouples
  • Experience with capacity modeling, process mapping and fault analysis
  • Pareto analysis, root cause and corrective action experience
  • Experience performing PFMEAs
  • Experience with CAD and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) experience

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Position may require extended work hours and weekend work
  • Position requires working directly with hardware on the floor for extended periods of time

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