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Blue Origin LLC Cleaning, Passivation and Verification Supervisor - Manufacturing, Ops & Assembl in Seattle, Washington

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.As part of a diverse and hardworking operations team, you will supervise a team of technicians in the precision cleaning, chemical processing, and inspection of aerospace hardware for various spaceflight systems. You will lead the team in all aspects of propulsion module, engine, and subassembly manufacturing. The Cleaning, Passivation, and Verification Lab is a critical part of the company's Integrated Supply Chain.A supervisor in this role will perform daily tasks including:Supervising personnel: recruiting, quarterly performance reviews, coaching, managing work schedule, and monitoring labor hours and overtime.Promoting and inspiring teamwork and good employee morale.Working with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of processing, support development tests and contribute to process development.Managing resource projections and personnel assignments to meet demanding schedules.Providing status updates on hardware deliveries at daily schedule meeting.Developing training and ensuring team members' training records are accurate.Ensuring all products meet quality standards in accordance with released engineering.Maintaining stock of consumable items.Ensuring all tools and equipment are maintained and calibrated.Ensuring proper 5S and FOD controls are in place and adhered to.Our team is a direct supplier to all of Blue's Business Units, and executes for New Shepard, New Glenn, Blue Moon, and the Blue Engines programs. The Kent, WA Cleaning, Passivation, and Verification team provides a crucial, integrated service that supplies all Blue Origin operational sites.For this supervisory position, we are seeking somebody excited to work in a fast-paced, high-output environment, who is passionate about space and has a strong desire to continuously learn and improve. Passion for our mission and vision is required!Qualifications:1+ years leading teams working on fluid systems with applied chemistry fundamentals, including passivation per AMS2700 and verification per IEST-STD-CC1246.1+ years supervising production in a manufacturing supply chain.4+ years of manufacturing or maintenance of chemical, fluid, and mechanical components such as pumps, turbines, tubing, instrumentation, valves, and associated rocket components.Certification in and/or knowledge of precision cleaning, chemical processing (degreasing, passivation per AMS2700, etch), and hardware inspection per IEST-STD-CC1246.Knowledge of drawing and work order review, and familiarity with issue tracking systems.Strong organization and people skills in a team environment with multiple dynamic priorities.Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to an inclusive culture.Ability to supervise small teams on multiple shifts, with the following production work schedules:Primary: (Fri-Sun 7am-8pm)Secondary:Shift C (Fri-Sun 5am-6pm)Shift D (Fri-Sun 5pm-6am)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.Desired:Familiarity with standard aerospace manufacturing materials and chemical compatibility.Experience inspecting and troubleshooting aerospace or military hardware.Familiarity with CAD/CAM drawing package (Windchill, Creo, etc.).Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface with software