Manager – Additive Manufacturing



51-200 employees

Designs, manufactures, and operates space stations.


$125,000 - $175,000

Full-time employees receive company equity and access to benefits including 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid parental leave, 401(k) retirement plan, and more.


West Athens, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in aeronautical, mechanical engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 4+ years of experience in Metal Additive
  • 2+ years of experience in propulsions design or development of metallic additive technologies
  • Deep knowledge of metal additive manufacturing technology
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with engineering and manufacturing groups to understand process constraints and provide design inputs for improved manufacturability
  • Motivates and leads a high-performance team while providing technical mentorship and direction to grow the team's skills and capabilities to align with business needs
  • Manage and direct the additive manufacturing team to:
  • Additive Materials and Process Development & Qualification to meet AS9100D and NASA specs
  • Additive Hardware Prototyping and Process Development
  • Bring in Generative Design and Design for Additive Capabilities
  • Manage the Additive Supply Chain and Consumables
  • Manage Internal & External Research Projects and Proposals
  • Work closely with the engineering, quality, and supply chain teams to ensure that customer orders are produced on-time, efficiently and cost-effectively
  • To achieve success, the candidate will leverage their business knowledge and technical domain experience in manufacturing and additive technologies to promote innovation while balancing risk and investment priorities
  • You will leverage your excellent communication skills (verbal and written) as you will be responsible for communicating progress across our multifaceted team to adjacent stakeholders and executives

Vast is a forward-thinking company that is not only constructing a space station but also fostering a culture of passion and inclusivity, with a focus on enhancing human productivity in space. Their competitive edge lies in their extensive facilities in Long Beach and Hawthorne, CA, where they design, manufacture, and operate their projects, showcasing their technical prowess and industry leadership. The company's commitment to hiring top talent and their ambitious vision of expanding humanity across the solar system make it an exciting and rewarding place to work.

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Long Beach, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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