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Manufacturing Engineer (Raptor & Raptor Vacuum)

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 & RAPTOR VACUUM) As the Manufacturing Engineer for Raptor Production at SpaceX, you will utilize your knowledge, experience, and creativity to develop, implement and optimize the production process for key sub-assemblies and components for the Raptor and Raptor Vacuum engines. Additionally, you will work with passionate engineers to rapidly develop methods to achieve airline-like operations for the most powerful rocket engines in the world.RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop the manufacturing and integration processes for the nozzle extension and main injector components and assemblies in the Raptor engine familyImplement new manufacturing capabilities and think creatively to resolve and challenge obstaclesDefine and optimize requirements, approaches, and processes based on measurement or test dataDevelop, demonstrate, and drive to completion innovative production processes to support high rate production targetsWork in 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 nozzle extensions and injector components to prove out new concepts, resolve off-nominal non-conformances, and develop sustainable repair proceduresResolve recurring manufacturing discrepancies and interface with quality team to implement corrective actionsInteract with engineers and technicians from all disciplines, including production, test, launch, and more on a daily basisBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline2+ years of industry experience with engine or fluid system design, development, fabrication, assembly, or testPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Master's degree in mechanical engineering or aeronautical/astronautical engineeringExperience with thrust chambers, injectors, or nozzles/nozzle extensionsAbility to work in dynamic team environments with a great attitude in the face of extreme challenges.Expertise in design for manufacturability and design for assembly, successfully taking products through development, testing, and productionExperience in a medium/high-volume production environmentExperience with large welded assemblies and high temperature/aerospace alloys (aluminum, Inconel, niobium, etc.)Liquid rocket engine development experience and/or experience working with pressurized fluid components such as valves and/or pneumatic systemsUnderstanding of engineering fundamentals and the ability to perform basic analysisDemonstrated track record of success in a rapidly growing, changing and highly technical environment - ability to act and execute in a scrappy, entrepreneurial manner against tight timelines and aggressive schedulesADDITIONAL 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 10%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 & Raptor Vacuum), Other , Hawthorne, California

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