Space Exploration Technologies Corporation
MANUFACTURING ENGINEER (TUBE SHOP/FLUID SYSTEMS)
Drive efficient manufacturing of high-pressure fluid transport systems on schedule through collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of engineers (design, build, and reliability), internal production teams, and external vendors
Facilitate day-to-day production of rotary draw formed tubing, welded tube assemblies and high-pressure testing
Resolve complex manufacturing defects and eliminate root cause
Develop and revise production processes, procedures, equipment, tooling, and facility/work cell layouts for both existing and new products
Bachelor's degree in mechanical, aerospace, or manufacturing engineering
2 years of mechanical design and manufacturing experience from either industry or collegiate engineering projects such as Formula SAE, Baja SAE, or Design Build Fly
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in process development, value stream layout, PFMEA, and error proofing
Design for manufacturability and assembly
Knowledge of manufacturing processes for aerospace fluid systems (rotary draw forming, orbital/TIG welding, nondestructive testing techniques.)
Knowledge in automated test systems for pressure and leak testing using instrumentation such as flow meters, pressure transducers and thermocouples
Experience with Unigraphics (or equivalent) CAD and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) for component and tooling design
Ability to work directly with the hardware on the floor for extended periods of time
Position may require long hours and weekend work
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Hawthorne, CA, United States
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