Cost Engineer

Blue Origin Kent , WA 98031

Posted 3 months ago

Description:

As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for leading cost initiatives across all elements of the New Glenn Program. This includes estimates of design cost opportunities/risks, DFx feedback, and identification of new technologies to reduce recurring costs. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

Responsibilities:

  • Build detailed cost models for complex, multi-tiered vehicle assemblies

  • Identify cost-down and DFM feedback for the design of the following New Glenn Elements:

  • Stage 1

  • Stage 2

  • Mission Operations

  • OLS and Kent Manufacturing and Test

  • Partner with Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategy to inform supplier negotiations.

  • Plan and execute cost reduction initiatives across the enterprise to identify and drive implementation of cost savings.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing, or Aerospace engineering or B.S. degree in Economics/Finance

  • 5 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience developing complex estimating/pricing models and cost management tools

  • Strong communication and data analytics skills.

  • Knowledge/understanding of a variety of manufacturing/aerospace processes and ability to evaluate and analyze associated costs

  • Demonstrated track record of success in Design for Manufacturability

  • 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:

  • Master's in Business Administration, Cost Accounting, Supply Chain Management, or other related business field.

  • Experience working within aerospace

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.


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