As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will require extensive knowledge of hand tools such as grinders, hand drills, cut-off wheels and saws. Further, safe working practices are a must to support Blue Origin's launch vehicle programs. You will share in the team's impact, moving the needle with additively manufactured spaceflight hardware. You will support continuous improvement, automation, and new process development. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Remove support materials from additively manufactured parts with meticulous attention-to-detail.
Identify part defects such as deformation from thermal stress during the build process, and out of tolerance conditions resulting from non-ideal build strategies.
Concisely report non-conformances using internal tools.
Improve surfaces to specifications using existing and newly developed techniques using a variety of hand and power tools.
Use inspection tools, including profilometer, height gage, caliper, micrometer, etc. to verify and document work performed.
Track consumables, shop tools, and raw materials, while maintaining ownership of related purchasing activities.
Maintain and utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and proactively identify any related shortcomings.
Meet and attempt to exceed quality, and schedule expectations through clear communication.
Cross train into other AM work centers on an as needed basis. E.g. EDM, 3D scanning, powder removal, ultrasonic cleaning, and material testing.
Conduct preventative maintenance of shop equipment, including dust booths, grinding booths, media blasters, and air tools.
Identify job hazards and document and implement corrective actions.
Practice safe work place techniques.
An attitude of world-class quality, attention to detail, and dedication
Demonstrated track record of resourcefulness from previous assignments
1-3 years of hands on build experience (spacecraft, airplanes, cars/trucks, boats)
Experience in an operations and fabrication environment using shop equipment such as mills, lathes, drill press, and band saws
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.
Training or experience working with metal additive manufacturing machines
1-3 years of hands on build experience in an AM facility
Experience with 3-D CAD data viewing, interrogation and or use for design
Experience in an R&D environment, preferably in aerospace, medical devices, or other engineered products
Experience cutting, mounting, polishing, and etching metallographic specimens
Experience in a small company and/or startup environment
Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and relocation.
Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with Blue's principles. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of workplace harassment.