As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for thermal processing of a wide range of aerospace hardware; assisting with specification, procurement and installation of equipment; operation and maintenance of vacuum furnaces, sub-systems and ancillary equipment; assisting with process documentation and controls; performance of Pyrometric testing and certification of vacuum furnace equipment. In this hands-on position, you'll work with engineers in the manufacturing area to build our launch vehicles and spacecraft. We seek people who are passionate about space and possess a strong desire to continuously learn and improve existing skills and techniques, as well as the development of new skills and techniques.
Perform thermal processing operations to obtain high quality results of brazing, hardness and mechanical properties of aerospace components
Work with design, manufacturing and process engineers to design for thermal processing including heat treatment, brazing, and surface processing
Operate and 'own' vacuum furnaces with high vacuum and positive pressure quench capability
Identify and apply mature state-of-the-art processes to manufacturing, and assist in the development of process control documentation and quality assurance measures
Assist with the development of new processes to solve challenging problems, including joining, coatings and heat treatment
Assist with training of operators in all aspects of thermal processing and equipment usage and maintenance
Minimum of 5 years of aerospace thermal processing experience
Experience thermally processing aerospace materials such as stainless steel, copper, nickel and cobalt alloys, and titanium alloys
Familiar with post process testing such as hardness, alpha case, and mechanical testing
Familiar with performing furnace preventative maintenance
Strong written and personal computer skills
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.
5+ of aerospace vacuum thermal processing experience
Experience performing post process testing such as hardness, alpha case, and mechanical testing
Experience working with:
Materials engineers to design, test, and document heat treatment and braze processes
Design engineers to specify braze joints designs, braze alloy selection (Ni and precious metal base), and process development
Thermal processing binder applied coatings experience
Ability to operate manual machine tools (lathe, mill)
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.