Sr. Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

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Maxar is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer โ€“ Electromechanical to join our team in Pasadena, CA.

In this role you will work closely with design engineering, to support production assembly technicians, quality oversight, test and integration of one-of-a-kind/low-quantity wire harnesses and cable assemblies for space flight and non-flight, stand-alone, sub/top level electro-mechanical assemblies including Ground Support Equipment (GSE).

Wire Harness, cable assemblies and soldering will reference NASA Std. 8739.1 and/or NASA Std. 8739.4 and/or J-STD-001 with Space Addendum and incorporate commercially available components and wire, shielded and unshielded, single and multi-conductor.


  • Responsible for the manufacturing process creation and implementation to produce mechanical assembles, electrical cable and harness assemblies and documenting the installation process of components such as temperature sensors, motors, strain gauges, heating elements, and related mechanical devices.

  • Identify tooling and/or equipment requirements.

  • Support operations production planning, coordination, status activity and technician hands on support ย 

  • Provide support to assembly technicians and testing.

  • Participate in disposition, corrective action and cause processes of non-conforming product.

  • Collaborate with design engineering team and assembly technicians during prototype and first-run activity to revise and/or redline instructions as required.

  • Working knowledge of ERP / MRP in a manufacturing environment.

  • May require customer and supplier interface on technical issues

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

  • Must hold a BS or higher in electrical or mechanical engineering

  • Minimum of 7+ yearโ€™s electrical and/or mechanical manufacturing process creation experience or implementation.

  • Experience with J STD 001 + Space Addendum, NASA 8739.1 and NASA 8739.4

  • Extensive experience creating detailed step-by-step, item-by-item assembly and test documentation.

  • Proficient with schematics and circuit diagrams, engineering drawings, BOM and indentured parts lists.

  • Working knowledge in mechanical assembly methods and electrical processes including wire cutting, striping, splicing, contact or terminal crimping, marking, solder sleeve, heat shrinking and soldering.

  • Experience with electrical testing including continuity, insulation resistance, and dielectric withstand. ย 

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbally) effectively with technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to management and customers.

  • Microsoft Office experience (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)


Amazing to have:

  • Understanding of Lean Mfg. principles a plus.

  • Ability to develop cost improvement benefit analyses

  • Experience with SolidWorks CAD software is desired.

  • Experience with molding/potting and shielding.

  • Estimating new business

  • Understanding basic machining methodology

Work Environment:ย  Aerospace Office and Technician Support Environment ย 

Schedule: 9/80

COVID-19 Update:

All Maxar U.S. employees and international employees who work in the U.S. and visit Maxar sites must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 18,ย 2022, except in cases where legally entitled to an exception.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


United States, Pasadena, CA

Posted 4 months ago

Job offer closed

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