MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (FALCON TANK MANUFACTURING) 2ND SHIFT at SpaceX
Hawthorne, CA, US
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 (FALCON TANK MANUFACTURING) - 2ND SHIFT

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Own the launch vehicle’s first and second stage tank manufacturing processes
Responsible for developing and qualifying new processes to take products from development to production
Influence cross-functional teams with design for manufacturability to improve manufacturing processes
Resolve manufacturing discrepancies and interface with the quality team to implement efficient corrective actions
Find and eliminate process waste, streamline production process and enable continuous improvement
Identify, plan, and execute capital equipment, machine, and layout upgrades to the meet volume production demand
Assist design engineering in identification, testing, and selection of tank joining processes
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, aerospace engineering, or engineering physics
Minimum 1 year of metallic manufacturing experience such as: machining, welding, drilling, and automation
2+ years of collegiate extracurricular engineering project experience, such as Formula SAE, Baja SAE, design build fly tea, OR 2+ years of industry product design/development experience
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Experience with large metallic structures manufacturing processes
Hands on machining experience
Expertise in design for manufacturability and design for assembly: successfully taking products from development to production
CAD experience (NX & Teamcenter is a plus)
PLC troubleshooting and programming experience with Allen Bradley and/or Siemens technology
ADDITIONAL 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 floor
Must be comfortable stooping, bending, and standing
Position may require long hours and weekend work
ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

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 State. Learn more about 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.

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JOB LOCATION
Hawthorne, CA, United States