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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER, SOLAR ARRAY

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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, SOLAR ARRAY

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

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

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Develop and document processes used in the assembly of low-cost solar panels for space applications

Work intimately with solder and weld processes for conductor interconnection

Evaluate candidate processes using tools like PFMEA and Six Sigma

Conduct root cause investigations in the case of process issues

Characterize photovoltaic devices (LIV, DIV, EL, IR) and interpret results

Support the training of manufacturing technicians

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or materials engineering.

5+ years experience in high volume, low-cost manufacturing processes

5+ years experience with polymeric materials and related processes

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Familiarity with spacecraft solar arrays and the space environment

Familiarity with terrestrial solar arrays

Enthusiasm for hands-on prototyping

Strong written and verbal communication skills

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Position may require long hours and weekend work

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