mechanical
cad
vehicle
spacecraft
composites
gdandt

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 hardworking team of diverse engineers, you will be responsible for design, analysis, development and testing of primary and secondary structures for New Glenn second stage. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of New Glenn. 

In this role, you will work directly with our manufacturing teams to ensure successful hardware integration by providing analysis of manufacturing nonconformance's and providing dispositions for as-built flight hardware. Additional duties may require you to take ownership of designs from concept through launch, perform initial sizing and detailed analysis.    

Responsibilities include:

  • Understand and support tank production.
  • Provide MRB support and disposition of non-conformance to engineering definition to ensure tank manufacturing meets schedule demands.
  • Provide manufacturing and production support for your hardware.
  • Provide technical guidance for integration.
  • Design, analysis, development, and testing of primary and secondary structures, including composites and metallic piece parts, as well as integrated structural assemblies.
  • Create 3D models, detail part drawings, assemblies, installations, and interface control documents.
  • Support configuration development and trade studies.
  • Apply practical approaches to hardware fabrication and cost impacts.
  • Create test plans, specifications, and other documentation for the development of flight hardware.
  • Work with vertically-integrated teams that are responsible for materials, manufacturing processes, to produce world-class aerospace hardware.
  • Participate in subsystem test planning, execution, data reduction and analysis.
  • Plan, coordinate, conduct tests, and review test data.
  • Participate in the development and purchase of new equipment and tooling.
  • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget and technical status.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight.  Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering.
  • 6+ years of experience with automotive, aircraft, spacecraft, or launch vehicle structures.
  • Experience on recently developed aircraft or launch vehicles in one or more of the following areas:
  • Supporting production flow thru multi-shift operations.
  • MRB support and non-conformance disposition of primary and secondary structures.
  • Structural design of metallic components and assemblies.
  • Vehicle load path distribution, and first order strength assessment and sizing.
  • Material selection, compatibility and manufacturing techniques.
  • Strong mechanical design and integration skills using 3D CAD software.
  • Familiar with GD&T analysis (ASME Y14.5).
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our 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.

Desired:

  • Ability to rapidly apply structural mechanics principles and development designs using hand calculations and finite element analysis.
  • Understanding of material and design considerations in a cryogenic operating environment.
  • Experience with full product lifecycle of design, test, and production.
  • Experience with Creo (Pro/E) Wildfire 5 or greater, Windchill 10.
  • Knowledge of design and fabrication considerations for composite structures.
  • Familiarity with classical hand analysis methods (Bruhn, Niu, Roark’s ect.)
  • Familiarity with analysis codes: Nastran, ANSYS, Optistruct, Abaqus, HyperMesh, Hypersizer.

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

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Blue Origin
United States, Space Coast, FL
Posted 2 months ago
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