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GSE & Tooling Engineer III

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 06/22/2022 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 25726

Job Description


Position Title: GSE & Tooling Engineer III

Position Description: Protingent has an opportunity for a GSE & Tooling Engineer III with our client located in Kent, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop high quality production, development, test stand integration and manufacturing tooling for Blue Engines.
  • Capable of integrating concepts and principles of mechanical design and analysis of several different projects in a fast-paced environment -- projects will vary in size and scale.
  • Ability to interpret and apply sound design and drafting standards (ASME Y14.5) when creating tooling drawings.
  • Handle a wide range of technical design challenges related to all types of assembly fixtures, material handling, off-loaders, rotisseries, test fixtures, structural weldments, environmental chambers, and custom machines.
  • Close collaboration with component designers, manufacturing engineers, and integration engineering to achieve the best possible cradle to grave metrics (safety, cost, quality, cycle time, delivery, reliability, life, and maintenance/refurbishment).
  • Manage projects including vendor selection, fabrication, inspection, equipment installation, proof testing and commissioning of tooling.
  • Set, implement, and maintain schedules and budgets to ensure project completion.
  • Facilitate effective and collaborative communication by fostering creativity and leveraging team member strengths.
  • The ability to work in a team environment is a must. All designs are the collective effort of the team.


Job Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in any Engineering discipline from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years of work or project experience with design, build, and commissioning of tooling and fixtures for manufacturing, assembly, and test.
  • 2 + years of collegiate extracurricular engineering project experience (Formula SAE, Rocket Team, EcoCar, Hyperloop, etc.) In addition; or as an alternate to practical experience.
  • Experience using CAD and FEA-based analysis software (Creo and ANSYS Workbench preferred) for structural applications.
  • Experience with structural analysis in addition to the ability to perform hand calculations.
  • Strong expertise in design for manufacturability and design for assembly including experience taking products from development design to rate production.
  • Solid understanding of common manufacturing materials, GD&T, and tolerance/stack-up analysis.
  • Solid understanding of common manufacturing processes and machines including mills, lathes, welding, sheet-metal bending, lifting/rigging, assembly, inspection, etc.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, such as ASME BTH-1, ACI 318, JSC-65289, and NASA SP-8077.
  • Experience with custom machine design: motors, actuators, linear rails/actuators, pneumatics, bearings, etc.
  • Experience with ProE/Creo and Windchill CAD/PDM systems.
  • Experience with ANSYS Workbench, FEMAP Pre/Post processing, NASTRAN Solver, NX Advance Simulation, ProE Simulate/Mechanica, etc.


About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.
Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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