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Final Assembly Supervisor - 2nd Shift

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We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished group of experts, you will be responsible for leading a team dedicated to rocket engine assembly. Your expertise will also drive improvements for rocket engine component design, maintenance, and refurbishment. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable human spaceflight.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing personnel, including: recruiting, quarterly performance reviews, coaching, managing work schedule, and monitoring labor hours and overtime.
  • Promoting and inspiring teamwork and good employee morale.
  • Managing resource projections and personnel assignments to meet demanding schedules.
  • Providing status updates on hardware deliveries at daily schedule meeting.
  • Developing training and ensuring team members training records are accurate.
  • Interfacing with engineers to improve assembly procedures and processes.
  • Working with engineering team to develop assembly processes and evaluate equipment, safety, and cost.
  • Ensuring all products meet quality standards in accordance with released engineering.
  • Maintaining stock of consumable items.
  • Ensuring all tools and equipment are maintained and calibrated.
  • Ensuring proper 5S and FOD controls are in place and adhered to.
  • Working safely with hazardous chemicals and high pressure.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead teams.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple rapidly changing priorities.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to document and maintain accurate records, as well as read drawings and prints.
  • Ability to use standard tools and basic fabrication equipment.
  • Experience assembling and troubleshooting aerospace or military hardware.
  • Familiarity with pressurized systems and safety.
  • Familiarity with proper disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Attention to detail, passion for space and for success.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Physical Requirements:

• Climb ladders and stairs

• Lift and carry 50 lbs. for limited durations

• Work schedule may vary and depend on hardware and testing

• Remain flexible by working overtime and weekends (when necessary)

• Able and willing to travel for the first 6-12 months for training.

Desired:

  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware.
  • Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (PTC CREO is preferred).
  • Knowledge of drawing and work order review and familiarity with inventory and issue tracking systems.
  • Experience with wire harnesses, torque tools, ESD handling.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

Benefits

Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.

Paid Time Off:  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

Blue Origin
Blue Origin

United States, Huntsville, AL

Posted 2 months ago

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