Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer
California
Rocket manufacturing

We are working with an exciting rocket development business in California, who are looking for an experienced manufacturing engineer to join their cross functional team.

This is a great opportunity for someone from an aerospace, space or defense background to make an immediate impact and develop their career.

Roles and responsibilities:
 

  • Provide input on Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Oversee and train manufacturing technicians.
  • Collaborate with Quality, Test, and Reliability engineering teams.
  • Design manufacturing tools/processes and create fixturing using Additive Manufacturing.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Support root cause and corrective action processes.

Basic Qualifications:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ years of relevant manufacturing experience.
  • Working knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles.
  • Experience managing projects.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please apply today!

Propulsion Engineer

Propulsion Engineer
California
Space vehicles 

A fast paced and exciting business based just outside of LA are looking for a Propulsion Engineer to join the team. The propulsion team is one that they will be continuing to hire for this year, so there couldn’t be a better time to join than now! As one of the first Propulsion Engineer’s in the team you will play a key part in developing their propulsion system and helping to make decisions at an executive level.

I am interested in hearing from Propulsion Engineers who have worked in the space sector, with either a strong liquid or electric background.  

Responsibilities
 

  • Hands-on prototyping, troubleshooting, and testing of propulsion hardware, which is primarily electric but with liquid elements.
  • Ensuring that propulsion hardware will survive mission environments through qualifying.
  • Use computational tools and first-principles calculations to design propulsion components and systems.
  • Draft and implement build and test procedures.
  • Contribute to and conduct design reviews, test readiness reviews, and flight readiness reviews.

Qualifications
 

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering or science discipline.
  • Previous experience designing and building electric or liquid propulsion systems for space applications.
  • Comprehensive understanding of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.

They have great benefits and stock options on offer – if you are interested in discussing the position further, please apply today!

Senior Director, Quality

Role: Senior Director, Quality
Industry: Space – Launch Operations
Location: California

About The Business: 
Our client is revolutionizing aerospace manufacturing and technology, helping to bring humanity even closer to space. They have an opportunity for a Senior Director of Quality Engineering to join them and there couldn’t be a better time for the right person to come in and make their mark on the business!

Responsibilities:

  • Continue to develop and manage an experienced quality department, driving a culture of continuous improvement. 
  • Maintain the business certifications and quality management systems, including AS9100.
  • Drive high quality standards across systems and products, as well as suppliers.  
  • Work closely with suppliers to develop a strong and reliable supply chain.  

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 7 years experience working in leadership as part of a manufacturing organization (Space, Aerospace preferred)
  • Experience in managing quality procedures throughout a products full life cycle.
  • Proficiency in maintaining certifications and standards, specifically working with AS9100.
  • Proven experience driving a continuous improvement culture.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please apply today!