Full-Time

Materials Process Engineer

SpaceX

SpaceX

10,001+ employees

Manufactures advanced rockets and spacecrafts for space transportation

Hardware
Aerospace

$95,000 - $130,000

Entry, Junior

West Athens, CA, USA

Required Skills
Product Design
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or technical discipline
  • 1+ years of experience in plastic injection molding process design, manufacturing engineering, equipment commissioning, robot programming or control systems design
  • Bachelor's degree in materials engineering
  • Master's degree or PhD degree in materials or mechanical engineering
  • Experience developing manufacturing processes for new and unique products
  • Experience transitioning products from prototype to production
  • Experience defining and assessing quality standards associated with common manufacturing processes including drawing specifications, limit samples, and incoming/outgoing quality control points with a proven track-record of shepherding products from tool release to mass production
  • Experience with manufacturing process like injection molding, CNC, die casting, stamping, assembly, and box build in a production setting and a good understanding of the costs and schedule and complexity associated with each process
  • Experience creating & maintaining a positive atmosphere in a collaborative work team
  • 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. Learn more about the ITAR here
Responsibilities
  • Specify, design, install, commission and validate intelligent equipment to support injection molding applications
  • Process development of the injection molding process through parameter optimization, DOE experiments, and trials that will lead to a robust process
  • Work closely with product design engineering teams to define requirements
  • Develop operator instructions, critical parameters, checklists and training materials for all molding operations, update special equipment service manuals including BOMs, drawings, wiring schematics, recommended needed processes, technical expertise, and tooling for optimization of production runs
  • Diagnose equipment failures, collect data to identify root causes and help develop sustainable solutions

SpaceX, under the leadership of Elon Musk, has consistently demonstrated its technical prowess and industry leadership by achieving milestones previously accomplished only by governments, such as returning a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit and attaching a spacecraft to the International Space Station. The company's culture is driven by a clear and ambitious goal to make life multiplanetary, fostering an environment of high performance and continuous learning. With its advanced rocket and spacecraft designs, SpaceX has a competitive edge in the space transportation industry, providing regular cargo resupply missions for NASA and working towards the future of space exploration.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$9.2B

Headquarters

Hawthorne, California

Founded

2002

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

30%

2 year growth

29%

Benefits

Benefits and Perks - Our employees’ well-being is important to us and essential to our capacity to do extraordinary things. We offer a wide variety of programs to support the health, wellness, and financial security of our employees and their families.

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