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Spacex Jobs – Tooling Build Engineer

Website SpaceX

Job Description:

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Source, retain, and advise new and experienced vendors from a technical perspective
  • Interpret technical drawings and documents with regards to manufacturing and fabrication processes to create accurate manufacturing planning
  • Take extreme ownership in the delivery of the Starship production line
  • Interact with numeric control (N/C) programmers, welders, machinists, shop personnel, outside suppliers and engineering owners to ensure flawless and timely execution projects
  • Travel, as required, to domestic SpaceX sites as well as vendors to support fabrication and installation of projects
  • Provide expertise with respect to cost, complexity, and timeline reduction during design phase and manage fabrication of critical tools
  • Communicate status to engineering owners on regular basis and as requested, present and execute opportunities for design changes that would accelerate fabrication
  • Design and lead the fabrication and sourcing of tooling aids, supporting equipment, and specialized hardware to enable rocket production
  • Drive the manufacturing of projects and verify all critical information is provided to complete the project(s)
  • Validate and ensure planning documents are maintained throughout the manufacturing cycle
  • Collaborate with vehicle and tooling designers on better design for manufacturing
  • Creatively work projects based on company priorities to meet and exceed aggressive need dates

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of basic structural analysis and solid mechanics as it relates to fabrication
  • Strong analytical, computer, and written skills
  • Strong understanding and application of GD&T
  • Detailed knowledge of Siemens NC or similar CAD and PLM packages
  • Knowledge of 3, 4 & 5 axis CNC milling, welding, waterjet programming, tooling fabrication and assembly
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude and ability to work in a very fast paced environment
  • Proactive, self-starter attitude and ability to own on projects from womb to tomb
  • Mechanically inclined, proficient with all types of hand tools
  • Project management experience in fabrication shop environment
  • Comfortable interacting daily with design engineers as well as shop floor technicians
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, parts lists, and specifications

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with Unigraphics NX and Teamcenter CAD and PLM systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering
  • Experience in a shop fabrication or manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years of manufacturing design experience (student project team and internship experience qualifies)
  • 1+ years of tooling manufacturing experience within the aerospace, automotive or metal fabrication industries

Job Details:

Company: SpaceX

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Harlingen, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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