👷 Materials & Process Engineer - Weld Engineering (All Levels)

flight systems

Open to all levels: Junior to Senior

Locations: WA or AL (onsite)

Job Description

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 hardworking team of diverse Materials and Processes Engineers, you will tackle welding/ joining engineering problems for various spaceflight systems. You will specify, develop, and qualify joining processes (including laser, EB, GTA, brazing, etc.) on both new and existing Blue Origin propulsion systems.  You will work closely with design, manufacturing, and quality to continue optimizing materials and processes while providing on-going support to existing configurations on the production floor. You will support activities such as parameter development, material/process selection, drawing reviews, manage qualification test campaigns, interact/audit external vendors, etc.  This position reports through the Engines’ Materials and Processes group allowing for the opportunity to gain and share experiences across a variety of M&P specialties.

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!


  • B.S. degree or higher in welding engineering, materials engineering, or related field.

  • Experience with at least one of the following processes: Laser welding, EB welding, GTAW, Cladding, Brazing.

  • Fundamental knowledge of welding processes across a variety of material systems.

  • Ability to learn, grow and tackle new challenges in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent attention to detail and task ownership, someone who demonstrates pride in all work and willingness to perform low-level tasks when needed.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle small and large projects with a diversity of internal and external customers.

  • 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.


  • Experience working to codes and standards (AWS D17.1, ASME BPVC Section IX, etc.)

  • Experience working with Ni-based Alloys, Cu-based Alloys, and/or other aerospace materials

  • Experience in hardware manufacturing processes (i.e., castings, forgings, additively manufactured components, welding, machining, cleaning, non-destructive testing methods, tight tolerance assembly, leak testing, final acceptance testing of integrated hardware, working with large assemblies, etc.)

  • Experience supporting design and manufacturing teams in an aerospace environment, including preparing specifications, test reports, and design substantiation documentation

Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $99,495-$145,926

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $108,540-$159,192

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $108,540-$159,192

Other site ranges may differ

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.


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

Discretionary bonus programs

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Blue Origin
United States, Seattle, WA - Huntsville, AL
Posted 8d ago
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