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Manufacturing Engineer (Raptor Machining)

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

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineer (Raptor Machining) at SpaceX Hawthorne, CA, United States 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 MACHINING) As a manufacturing engineer for Raptor machining, you will have the opportunity to influence, scale and solve challenging problems relating to the production of combustion piece parts and processing. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment with ever-changing scope and focus areas. This individual understands how to best design for manufacturing, and will conceptualize/implement full-scale production processes for machining our critical hardware within production rate and cost goals. RESPONSIBILITIES: + Identify, develop and implement machining processes to help solve for engine cost, quality and production rate specifically focused on combustion devices + Work between manufacturing and design engineers, machinists, technicians, and quality to ensure processes are robust and any production problems are quickly solved + Partner with design to identify and implement design for manufacturing (DFM) updates at both the piece part and system level, own change management into production + Aggressively implement machining process controls that allow parts to run lights out; leverage latest technologies and programming strategies to reduce in-cycle intervention + Responsible for part, or part family quality; expected to understand quality landscape and drive projects to ensure dimensions meet part requirements with low overhead + Drive machining processes toward statistically controlled (SPC) environment; develop and implement tools needed to show capability + Responsible for full circle machining process from fixture design and manufacturing, CAM programming and program refinement, cutting tool selection and buyoff/inspection methodologies + Constantly challenge each process, part, operation to create the most manufacturable, reliable engine hardware possible + Work with production to ensure hardware you are responsible for is delivered on time or ahead of schedule + Oversee introduction and implementation of new products and products revisions, frequently multiple at a given time BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: + Bachelor's degree in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial or aerospace engineering + 1+ years of machining experience PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: + 3+ years of CNC machining experience + Strong experience with machining concepts, problems and producing hardware + Ability to work on multiple projects and initiatives in parallel + Experience with machining large castings, forgings, and/or formed parts. + Direct experience with various machining operations: milling, turning, grinding, inspection + Mechanical component and/or tooling design and analysis (3D computer-aided design) + Experience with process development from R&D to volume manufacturing + Experience writing work instructions and procedures for critical aerospace parts + Experience in a production environment within the aerospace industry + Ability and desire to work in a fast paced problem solving environment ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: + This is a hands-on position that will require standing for long durations of your day and working directly with hardware on the floor + Must be comfortable stooping, bending, and standing + Position may require occasional travel, long hours or weekend work 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 (mddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc/_kb/_article/_page&sys/_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987) . 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 SpaceXs 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 (310) 363-6000.

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

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