Manufacturing Engineer
Posted on 1/2/2023

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.
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 1+ years of experience from industry or participation in collegiate engineering, internships/co-ops, and/or research projects
  • Master's degree in an engineering discipline
  • Experience with CNC machinery (lathe, mill, waterjet, laser cutter, EDM)
  • Experience with CAM programming (HSMWorks, MasterCAM)
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) experience
  • CAD experience (NX & Teamcenter)
  • Tooling design experience
  • Design for manufacturability and assembly experience
  • Experience with capacity modeling, process mapping, and fault analysis
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma or equivalent high-performance culture systems
  • Pareto analysis, root cause, and corrective action experience
  • Must be 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
  • Provide engineering support for product design and process improvements to improve manufacturing efficiency, ensure product quality, and lower costs for new and existing products
  • Analyze and disposition recurring manufacturing discrepancies and interface with the quality team on root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Create and manage manufacturing BOMs, work instructions, and specifications
  • Communicate on a daily basis with supporting departments such as production, machining, maintenance, quality, and design engineering to ensure that product is delivered on time to the correct quantities
  • Use project management skills and tools to investigate and lead projects for alternate component technologies for reduced cost or improved quality and reliability