Propulsion Manufacturing Engineer SpaceX
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Propulsion Manufacturing Engineer
Propulsion Engineering - Engines | Hawthorne, CA, United States
SpaceX is a US based space technology company founded by its residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk, the former co-founder of PayPal. The company's goal is to renew a sense of excellence in the space industry by disrupting the current paradigm of complacency and replacing it with innovation and commercialized price points; laying the foundation for a truly space-faring human civilization.
SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up; including electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engines. In-house development includes nearly all flight critical custom components amounting to approximately 85% of our vehicles both by mass and by value. Our development and production efforts represent some of the most dynamic and challenging technology opportunities seen by any organization.
Our success is driven by a wide variety of engineering perspectives and openness to all great ideas. We pride ourselves on being a meritocracy where employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions, instead of title or tenure. We are actively seeking the best and brightest minds from all industries to continue to build our world class team.
Our employees thrive in a fast-paced engineering ecosystem focused on innovation and high levels of personal responsibility. At SpaceX we cut through the noise and believe in the essentials of hardcore engineering.
We build it, test it, and fly it.
Propulsion (Engines) â€" Our Propulsion group brings together some of the brightest minds in the engine business. We currently build more rocket engines than any other organization in the country, furthermore the design and performance parameters of SpaceX engines are notably recognized throughout the industry. Our team built the first human rated engines to see spaceflight since the Space Shuttles Main Engines were built over 30 years ago.
- Lead the production, assembly, and testing of Falcon propulsion components
- Create and maintain a build schedule that lists all discrete fabrication and assembly tasks. Ensure that all parts are fabricated or purchased at the correct time to facilitate the build schedule.
- Work closely with design engineers, internal machine shops, and external vendors to make parts that are designed for manufacturability and built on schedule.
- Resolve and analyze manufacturing discrepancies and interface with the quality team (resolving issues for design, fabrication, and assembly).
- Manage the transition of parts and assemblies from development to production.
- Run process improvement projects to continuously improve production processes on the shop floor.
- Support component level testing such as proof and leak testing, fluid flow testing, and functional checkouts.
- Resource management, planning, coordinating and interfacing with (and impacting/improving) our own home-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
- B.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, Systems, or Manufacturing Engineering or similar discipline.
- Technically well-rounded and displays a proficiency in the basic principles of compressible and incompressible flow, thermodynamics, thermochemistry, mechanics, and materials.
- 2 - 5+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
- Process development, facility and line layouts, PFMEA, Error-Proofing, Lean Manufacturing.
- Experience with Design for Manufacturability and Assembly.
- Passion for problem solving at any level for the good of the company.
- Capable of handling multiple projects concurrently in a fast paced environment.
- Must be highly self-motivated and organized with strong written and oral communication skills.
- Must be able to work well in an integrated team including daily interactions with technicians, engineers, and managers.
- M.S. Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Systems, or Manufacturing Engineering or similar discipline preferred.
- Design and analysis (Finite Element Analysis (FEA)/structural/static loads) experience.
- Experience with liquid spacecraft and/or aircraft propulsion systems.
- Experience with taking products from development into production.
- Knowledge in automated test systems for pressure and leak testing using instrumentation such as flow meters, pressure transducers and thermocouples.
- Pareto Analysis, Root Cause and Corrective Action experience.
- Creation of dashboards and schedules for visibility to achieve and maintain organizational goals.
- Labview experience is a plus.
SpaceX offers one of the best environments in the world for employees to learn, build real working systems and tackle exciting challenges every day. We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, stock options, medical/dental insurance and free gym memberships. By joining the SpaceX team, you are not just a part of history, you are making it.
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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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 States.
Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.
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