supply chain

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.

The opportunity supports Valve & Fluid Controls commodities. As part of a hardworking team of diverse Supply Chain Engineers, you will enable and support the application of critical hardware in the design of engines, launch vehicles, in-space projects, and ground equipment.

Armed with a deep technical understanding of capabilities in the supply base, you will be the voice of manufacturability to bridge the gap between internal program engineering and Blue Origin’s critical supplier partners. You will support engineering functions in the design process and procurement functions in supplier award decisions. You will engage with the supply base to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities with the suppliers’ manufacturing systems.

Accountabilities include working closely with suppliers to resolve technical issues and developing and sustaining suitable manufacturing processes to satisfy part and program requirements. You will conduct supplier engagements related to capability, capacity, opportunity and risk. You will own technical risk identification and mitigation strategies within the supplier’s manufacturing and quality systems. This includes being the first on-site at the supplier to engage and facilitate failure investigations and RCCA activity as needed.

This position is commodity and category focused while strategically positioned with visibility and ownership across all Blue Origin business units and programs. You will leverage this advantage to create and drive continuous improvement actions to standardize engineering definitions, supplier program milestone communications, and technical risk identification and tracking tools.  Recovering or maintaining critical schedules and ensuring requirement conformance by mitigating technical obstacles in the supply base will be your primary responsibilities.

Strong creative problem-solving, collaboration, and communication skills are critical traits of a successful candidate.

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!


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited university plus relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Level 2 role requirement: 2+ years of related experience
  • Level 3 role requirement: 5+ years of related experience
  • Level 4 role requirement: 8+ years of related experience
  • Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals for design and manufacturing
  • Experience with Fluid System Design, Valve or fluid component experience
  • Experience with Engineering interpretation of technical documentation
  • Practical knowledge of Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) process
  • Has worked with product development teams to define, scope, and prioritize design requirements to ensure operational and manufacturing success
  • Excellent Communication Skills – Ability to articulate technical problems to non-subject matter experts
  • 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


  • Proven successes in building and maintaining relationships with multiple suppliers / customers
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Aerospace Experience
  • Experience in Statement of Work (SOW) generation
  • Experience performing supplier assessments
  • Experience Interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Per ASME Y14.5
  • Experience influencing internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong written, personal, technical, and software skills (CAD, Scheduling, Issue Tracking, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $64,020-$93,896

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $69,840-$102,432

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $69,840-$102,432

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


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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United States, Huntsville, AL - West Texas, TX - Denver, CO - Lancaster, CA - Phoenix, AZ - Space Coast, FL - Seattle, WA - Washington, D.C. - Los Angeles, CA - Reston, VA
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