Manufacturing and Production - EngineeringMANUFACTURING ENGINEER - TURBO-PUMP & INJECTOR ASSEMBLY (2nd Shift)RESPONSIBILITIES:Support day-to-day production of the Merlin turbopump and injector assemblies, which includes manufacturing processes such as machining, EB & TIG welding, precision c
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Manufacturing Engineer (Turbo-Pump & Injector Assembly) - 2nd Shift

SpaceX • 
Hawthorne, California, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Manufacturing and Production - Engineering



  • Support day-to-day production of the Merlin turbopump and injector assemblies, which includes manufacturing processes such as machining, EB & TIG welding, precision cleaning, NDT, heat treat and assembly

  • Analyze and disposition flight hardware discrepancies

  • Interface with the quality team on root cause analysis and corrective actions

  • Support technical decisions on issues throughout the company

  • Create and manage manufacturing BOMs, work instructions, and specifications

  • Communicate on a daily basis with supporting departments such as production, maintenance, quality and design engineering to ensure that product is delivered on time to the correct quantities

  • Work closely with design engineers, internal machine shops, and external vendors to ensure specifications are met

Job Requirements:
achelor's degree in aerospace, mechanical, systems or manufacturing engineering
  • 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Lean manufacturing training and/or hands-on experience


    • Master's degree in aerospace, mechanical, systems, or manufacturing engineering

    • Design for Manufacturability and assembly experience

    • Design and analysis (Finite Element Analysis (FEA)/structural/static loads) experience

    • Knowledge in automated test systems for pressure and leak testing using instrumentation such as flow meters, pressure transducers and thermocouples

    • Experience with capacity modeling, process mapping, and fault analysis

    • Pareto Analysis, Root Cause and Corrective Action experience

    • Experience performing PFMEAs (preferably leading)

    • Labview experience

    • CAD experience (NX & Teamcenter a plus).

    • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) experience


    • Position may require long hours and weekend work


    • 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.

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