Manufacturing Engineer
Precision Machining
Posted on 3/15/2023

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
Company Overview
SpaceX's mission is to make humanity multiplanetary. The company is working on a next generation of fully reusable launch vehicles that will be the most powerful ever built, capable of carrying humans to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.
Redmond, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 1+ years of experience from industry or participation in collegiate engineering or research projects (internship experience will qualify)
  • Master's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 3+ years of professional experience in design and/or production of mechanical or electronics hardware systems
  • Experience identifying and implementing critical process controls including machine programming, environmental, and tool controls
  • Experience with high precision machining at micron-level tolerances
  • Experience with high precision inspection methods including CMM and optical measurements
  • Experience with CAM programming (NX CAM, HSMWorks, MasterCAM)
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) experience
  • CAD experience (NX & Teamcenter)
  • Tooling design experience
  • Design for manufacturability and assembly experience
  • Able to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • 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
  • Drive manufacturing system development and precision machining capability for Starlink satellites and ground station with micron-level tolerances
  • Own manufacturing requirements for machining, and challenge design and operational inputs to ensure high quality and low cost
  • Design and execute machine and inspection qualification programs for new machines and process changes
  • Design and procure tooling and fixtures to aid machining processes
  • Analyze process outputs such as precision inspection data, functional testing, and RF testing, and adjust process inputs to improve product reliability
  • Construct and manage manufacturing BOMs, work instructions, and specifications
  • Create, maintain, and report production schedule and status