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Belcan Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Machining) in Kent, Washington

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Machining)

Job Number: 302862

Category: Supply Chain & Manufacturing SBU

Description: Overview As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing of various launch vehicle sub-assemblies. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will translate engineering intent, drawings, and configurations into consistent manufacturing processes which focus on quality and duplication. The roll is multi-functional with knowledge needed for assembly, welding, cleaning, and other various aerospace manufacturing processes. As an integral member of the team you will use data to drive process improvements, relay design improvements to engineering, and in general serve as a direct feedback loop between design and fabrication. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable human spaceflight.


  • Coordinate the manufacturing of launch vehicle assemblies, forming and welding of tubes, heat treating, and/or electrical systems.

  • Develop overall manufacturing process sequencing and make real-time adjustments as needed to deal with production issues.

  • Support hardware assembly on the shop floor and troubleshoot issues that arise throughout the day.

  • Translate engineering intent, drawings, and configurations into consistent manufacturing processes and work instructions that direct touch labor on the shop floor.

  • Provide design for manufacturability review and final approval for manufacturing of assemblies and machined parts.

  • Manage and improve quality, reduce cost, and optimize build schedule.

  • Perform root cause analysis when non-conformance, identified escapes and deploy corrective actions.

  • Manage hardware configuration and maintain pedigree throughout the entire build and test process.

  • Conduct DFMA and PFMEA studies to strengthen the feedback loop between design and build.

  • Use data to drive decisions from DFM and PFMEA studies as well as historical actuals.

  • Design, procure, install, and qualify custom manufacturing equipment and fixtures.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Aerospace Engineering (other relevant fields may apply) from an accredited university.

  • 5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience working in a production environment.

  • Mastery of engineering fundamentals for mechanical design and manufacturing including working knowledge of GD&T.

  • Proven experience and successful track record developing/starting new manufacturing processes.

  • Strong written, personal, technical, and software skills such as MRP, Issue Tracking, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to develop processes compliant to industry quality systems such as AS9100.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national or U.S. permanent resident

  • Flexibility with regard to occasional support of second shift.

Desired (Would like to see 1 or more of the desired qualities below)

  • Knowledge and experience using CREO and Windchill

  • Experience with developing and defining heat treat processes for high temperature alloys (Inconel)

  • Experience and knowledge with tube bending manufacturing processes

  • Experience and knowledge with high precision valve manufacturing processes

  • 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.

Location: Kent , WA

Minimum Experience (yrs): 10+

Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)


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