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.
Own detail and assembly level high-pressure fluid transport systems through the manufacturing process
Responsible for developing and qualifying new processes to take products from design to production
Resolve manufacturing discrepancies for all owned processes by interfacing with the design engineering, production and quality teams
Support day-to-day production of welded tube assemblies, high-pressure testing, and integration of hardware
Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume production demand
Find and eliminate process waste, streamline production process and enable continuous improvement
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, manufacturing or aerospace engineering. Applicants who will complete their degree in one of the previously mentioned fields within 3 months of applying to this position also meet this requirement
2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment (internship/co-op experience included)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Master of science in aerospace, mechanical, systems or manufacturing engineering
Design for manufacturability and assembly
Experience with welding, especially TIG
Knowledge of principles of chemistry, engineering, fluid dynamics and mechanics of materials
Knowledge in automated test systems for pressure and leak testing using instrumentation such as helium mass spectrometers, flow meters, pressure transducers and thermocouples
Experience with capacity modeling, process mapping and fault analysis
Pareto analysis, root cause and corrective action experience
Experience performing PFMEAs
Experience with CAD and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) experience
Some travel may be required (no more than 10%).
Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.
Day of launch and lead up to launch support required, some nights and weekend work will be required based on launch schedule.
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.
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SpaceX designs, manufactures, and launches the world's most advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk to revolutionize space transportation, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Today, SpaceX is advancing the boundaries of space technology through its Falcon launch vehicles and Dragon spacecraft.