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Manufacturing Engineer


Manufacturing Engineer, Spaceship Propulsion Manufacturing

Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Mojave, CA

Contract Type: Full time

Salary: DOE

Who we are: Manufacturing Engineer

Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology.

From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space it is clear that there is much more that unites than divides us.

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver, and can make things happen - apply today!

Your Mission: Manufacturing Engineer seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with experience in fabrication of components and assemblies in development and production environments. We are looking for Engineers who can leverage their strengths in standard manufacturing practices and methods to develop efficient and effective solutions that can be easily deployed to the production floor/environment. You will be contributing to and supporting a team of Engineers and Technicians building rocket motor components and assemblies with cutting edge tooling. This includes being skilled at rapid iteration of process and work instructions delivered through technician feedback (continuous improvement). Your goal is to help establish and maintain a lean production environment that will be used to catapult Rocket Motor Production to support future Spaceship flight cadence This includes, but is not limited to the equipment, tools, systems, and materials required to create an efficient, organized, and lean factory that fabricates propulsion systems supporting Virgin Galactic's mission to open space for everyone.

What You Bring; Manufacturing Engineer

Basic Qualifications : Manufacturing Engineer

    Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution Experience working on shop floor with technicians/operators in a hands-on environment. Experience in process improvement, root cause analysis, and corrective action implementation Familiarity with Quality Management Systems like TipQA Experience in tooling design across the product lifecycle including developing requirements, prototype design and validation Computer Aided Design experience (Solidworks 2+ years) Ability to read, interpret and create engineering drawings Familiarity with the use and implementation of design for manufacturing/assembly, design to cost, effective product lifecycle management, and product configuration management and control Strong team player and ability to work independently with excellent organizational and problem-solving skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by ITAR (22 CFR 120.15)

Preferred Skills and Experience: Manufacturing ENgineer

    Desired experience level: 2+ years with Bachelor's degree Knowledge of Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing philosophies and tools Experience with shop floor layout planning and improvement Experience with deployment of manufacturing execution systems "MES" Experience with composite fabrication and assembly processes

Physical and/or Additional Requirements: Manufacturing ENgineer

    Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed. Must be able to stand for extended periods 9 hours min. Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces. Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs (unassisted).

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 ITAR (22 CFR 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with 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.

The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service. We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States. The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)

Job Number: JPC - 3110-3094-11534
Job Location: Mojave CA
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Start Date: 2022-08-22
Input Date: 04/22/2022
Last Updated: 11/28/2022
Attention: Megan giusti
Address: P O BOX 2278
City, State: SEAL BEACH, CA 90740
Phone: 714/823-3000

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