As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will develop an integrated manufacturing system leveraging state of the art manufacturing processes to design and manufacture advanced space propulsion systems. Partnering with manufacturing and facilities, you'll own this process which captures the manufacturing and facility needs leverages Lean techniques and creates meaningful information for high-efficiency invention, evolution, and stable execution of advanced manufacturing processes. Interfacing with facility automation engineers, process engineers, design and analysis engineers, machine and process operators, enterprise tool developers, and equipment and material vendors, you'll identify requirements and opportunities for data, tools, equipment and workflow automation. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Manage Manufacturing-related Projects
Production Support- Production Scheduling, Theory of Constraints, Budgets and Forecasts, Crew Empowerment, Defect Analysis and Benchmarking Analysis, Core Competency Definition, Make/Buy Evaluations, and Cost/Price Evaluations.
Process Improvement- Lean Manufacturing, Engineering Economic Analysis, Process Mapping, Root Cause Analysis, Statistical Methods, Six Sigma, Time Studies, Waste Reduction, and Work Sampling
Operations improvement- Ergonomic and Human Factors, Operations Plans, Recovery planning, Capacity planning, Capital planning
Integrated Systems- Value Stream Analysis, Facility Layouts, Production Systems Design, Manufacturing Process Design, Systems Thinking, Facilities Planning, and Requirements
BS in Operations Research, Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
6+ years of experience working directly with manufacturing in a production environment
3 years of experience in aerospace manufacturing and/or facilities planning
2 years of factory flow and process modeling and simulations experience
2 years of experience leading continuous improvement and value stream mapping events.
Strong analytic skill set and a high degree of proficiency in data mining
Exceptional with Excel and manual data analysis
Excellent Interpersonal Communication 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
Operations Management, Construction Management, MSE and/or MBA
Rocket Engine Manufacturing Experience
Project Management Certification (PMP)
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Experience transitioning development to production
Manned space flight production experience
Strong teaming skills
Experience with manufacturing organizations and/or supply chain
Hands-on experience with materials and manufacturing processes
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.