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STARLINK MANUFACTURING AND TEST ENGINEER, ELECTROMECHANICAL
As the manufacturing and test engineer you are responsible for the entire manufacturing process including: tooling, facilities, software, and documentation.
- Develop comprehensive understanding of the entire manufacturing and test process.
- Develop a factory of the future through innovative process design and automation.
- Maintain a positive and creative work culture.
- Document process including bill of materials, work instructions, tooling drawings, facility operations and maintenance procedures.
- Develop and maintain process failure modes and effects analysis.
- Implement failure mode mitigations.
- Train operators on the process and support recurring certification programs.
- Remove operational blockers and make sure the process is running nominally.
- Record, analyze, and report process metrics to predict and mitigate process failures before they occur.
- Root cause process failures and implement corrective actions.
- Drive quality, throughput, and cost improvements to the product design and manufacturing process.
- Manage configuration changes and enforce configuration control throughout the process.
- Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, aerospace, or electrical engineering.
- Hands-on manufacturing experience
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- 2+ years of experience with design and production of electromechanical systems in commercial markets such as automotive, health care, or aerospace.
- Experience with design and implementation of high volume manufacturing tooling, especially automated tooling.
- Ability to program automated tooling using languages, such as Beckhoff PLC, C#, MSSQL, and Python.
- Experience with design and manufacture of electrical test harnesses.
- Ability to perform manufacturing test data analysis to determine pass/fail and in-family as well as root cause anomalies.
- Position may require extended hours and weekend work
- To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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