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Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical and sustainable infrastructure for future generations. 

Deployable Space Systems, a Redwire business unit, is accelerating humanity's expansion into space as the leading developer and provider of satellite mechanisms, deployable structures and booms and deployable solar array systems to the global space market. The company's key products include deployable solar array systems, deployable structural and mechanical systems and supporting subsystems.

We have a current opportunity for a Manufacturing Technician II to join our team in Goleta, CA. The Manufacturing Technician performs testing, modifying, reworking, and repairing of electronic assemblies.


  • Fabrication and validation of critical flight hardware, including mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, and flight Ground Support Equipment; per associated flight drawings, procedures, quality standards and internal training.
  • Assist engineers in flight / prototype hardware manufacture / test infrastructure development, documentation of assembly, test procedures and other specified tasks.
  • Identify and communicate non-conformances to engineering and quality assurance.
  • Work with facilities and maintenance to ensure that production equipment is maintained and repaired in a timely manner.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering to optimize manufacturing orders and ensure process instructions are understood.


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent plus advanced training.

  • At least 5 years prior experience working in a Aerospace manufacturing setting in a similar position.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude, good fabrications skills and general shop experience.

  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office 365.

  • Must be able to work the following shift:

    • Mon-Fri 6:30am-3:00pm
  • Ability to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


  • Current Solder/Crimping certification to J-STD, IPC, or NASA-Standards.
  • Ability to work from diagrams, drawings, and detailed procedures.
  • Experience operating electrical and nonelectrical manufacturing equipment.
  • Experience with hand tools, including crimpers, drills, taps, torque wrenches, power tools and air tools.
  • Experience working with adhesives, chemical cleaners, coating materials and other commonly used chemicals used in manufacturing.
  • Ability to take direction from multiple sources and manage time to meet daily milestones as well as satisfy longer term commitments to support projects.
  • Ability to travel – an average of 5% travel may be required. Most of the travel is local but some overnight travel may be required.

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 

Redwire Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.  

All offers of employment at Redwire Space are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.

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 Click Here

Redwire Space
Redwire Space

United States, Goleta, CA

Posted 2 months ago

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