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Manufacturing Engineer (Raptor Turbomachinery)

Company: SpaceX
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (RAPTOR TURBOMACHINERY)As the manufacturing engineer for Raptor production at SpaceX, you will have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge, experience, and creativity to develop, implement and optimize the production process for key sub-assemblies and components for the Raptor engine.RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop the manufacturing and integration processes for turbomachinery components and assemblies in the Raptor engineLead the development of requirements for the rotor group dynamic balance processImplement new manufacturing capabilities and think creatively to resolve and challenge conflicting requirementsOptimize existing requirements, approaches and processes based on measurement or test dataWork with early stage designs to incorporate balance planes optimized for manufacturing repeatability and speedDevelop and design tooling and processes for rapid and repeatable balance correction methods unique to part geometriesDevelop, demonstrate and drive to completion innovative production processes to support high rate production targetsWork with an extremely fast paced environment and adapt to evolving design and production challengesMaintain a sense of ownership for all aspects of the engine including, design, fabrication, and delivery scheduleDrive design and process changes that support program goals, through demonstration of feasibilityWork closely with design/development engineers and fabrications shops (internal and external) to get parts built and assembledAssist with design, analysis, and integration of Raptor sub-assemblies to resolve off-nominal non-conformance and develop sustainable repair proceduresResolve recurring manufacturing discrepancies and interface with quality team to implement corrective actionsInterface with production technician, engineering team and leadership on a daily basisBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline2+ years of industry experience in turbomachinery product design, development, fabrication, assembly, or testPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:5+ years of experience with turbomachinery or rotating machinery, with expertise in dynamic balance processesAbility to work in dynamic team environmentExpertise in design for manufacturability and design for assembly, successfully taking products through development, testing, and productionExperience in a medium/high-volume production environment within the aerospace industryADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:This is a hands-on position that may require standing for up to 4 hours a day and working directly with hardware on the floorAble to stoop, bend, stand, and enter a confined spacePosition may require long hours and weekend workMust be willing to travel, up to 5%ITAR REQUIREMENTS:To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at .

Keywords: SpaceX, Hawthorne , Manufacturing Engineer (Raptor Turbomachinery), Other , Hawthorne, California

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