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Manufacturing Engineer III

Huntsville, AL 35806

Posted: 05/17/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28886

Job Description


Position Title:  Manufacturing Engineer III

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Manufacturing Engineer opportunity with our client in Huntsville, AL.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop manufacturing work instructions to clearly define the following manufacturing process: receiving inspection, fabrication, assembly, test, integration, and refurbishment
  • Closely manage cost, quality, build sequence, and schedule of hardware throughout the entire manufacturing process
  • Perform engineering drawing review and provide final approval for manufacturing
  • Develop process control measures and evaluation through statistical analysis
  • Define and support repair and rework activities
  • Design, procure, install, and integrate custom manufacturing equipment
  • Interface with external suppliers and manufacturing partners to ensure that hardware and equipment is manufactured, processed, packaged, and delivered properly, on time, and on budget
  • Perform capacity analysis for manufacturing equipment and processes
  • Perform root cause analyses when non-conformances and escapes are identified and deploy corrective actions
  • Design proper material handling and packaging to protect hardware throughout the build and test process
  • Manage hardware configuration and maintain pedigree throughout the entire build and test process
  • Responsible for developing and implementing rocket engines into production
  • Translate engineering intent, drawings, and configurations into fully functional hardware ready for test, qualification, and flight
  • Identify, develop, and deploy methods to improve quality, reduce cost, and optimize build sequence and schedules
  • Conduct DFMA and PFMEA studies to strengthen the feedback loop between design, build, and test and accelerate the pace of rocket engine development.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of direct manufacturing and manufacturing engineering experience
  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment supporting constantly evolving design iterations
  • Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals for mechanical design and manufacturing
  • Familiarity with lean systems and methodologies
  • Ability to interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately at all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and project management skills, particularly in regards to attention to detail
  • Hands on experience in hardware manufacturing (i.e. castings, forgings, additively manufactured components, welding, machining, cleaning, non-destructive testing methods, tight tolerance assembly, leak testing, final acceptance testing of integrated hardware, and Manufacturing Execution Systems/Software)
  • Record of completing manufacturing projects including but not limited to: design for manufacturability, cycle time reduction, and mistake proofing systems
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion.

Job Details:
  • Job Type: Contract Position
  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • Pay Range: $55.17-65/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to product development 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.

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