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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER - MACHINE SHOP AUTOMATION

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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 - MACHINE SHOP AUTOMATION

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

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

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, develop, and deploy a high-tech, highly efficient automated machining environment utilizing Flexible Manufacturing Systems
  • Develop new machining processes as necessary for existing and new products, including equipment specification, tool selection, fixture solutions, and ongoing process control
  • Create Return of Investment analyses to support capital investment initiatives
  • Drive production efficiency improvements, specifically robotics and automation, to reduce labor, component cost and maximize quality
  • Integrate machinery with MES/ERP system to automate data transfer and streamline manufacturing processes
  • Perform structured root cause analysis of in-process failures
  • Maintain production documentation and procedures
  • Perform training of production personnel, support staff, and leadership
  • Sustain, review, and update established processes to sustain high performance and relevance to company goal

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of science in electrical, mechanical, aerospace, or manufacturing engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in process engineering, manufacturing engineering, automation or robotics
  • Experience in process qualification using industry standard methodologies such as IQ/OQ/PQ
  • Experience with industrial automation design and implementation
  • Programming experience in PLC
  • Professional experience with CAD/CAM

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 years of software development experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with vision recognition software and camera systems
  • Working proficiency with DFMEA and PFMEA methodology and implementation
  • Six Sigma Belt certification
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations for IQ/OQ/PQ, PDR/CDR, and government customers
  • Ability to identify and analyze production process improvements for rate and quality
  • Hands-on engineer with a passion for continuous improvement and building the best machine shop
  • Demonstrated capability solving complex problems with little to no supervision on schedule as an individual or as a member of an integrated team
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience in a fast-paced, iterative design environments within the consumer electronics, mobile handset, medical devices, aerospace, marine or automotive industries
  • Working experience in an ISO9001, AS9100 or equivalent quality system

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed

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