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Blue Origin LLC Manufacturing Engineer I - Rocket Engine Valves (Early Career) in Seattle, Washington

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight! This role is part of Blue Origin Operations, which is comprised of Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, and Security. This includes Manufacturing and Supply Chain support across all Blue Origin facilities. As part of a small, hardworking, and accomplished team, you will be responsible for developing solutions to manufacturing challenges throughout all stages of the product lifecycle. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will work closely with programs and production, taking designs from concept to fully functional hardware. Throughout the manufacturing process, you will also help identify and develop methods to improve quality, reduce cost, and optimize build sequence and schedules. In this role, you will partner with Blue Engines' design engineers in developing and manufacturing engine valves across multiple engine programs. Potential hardware could include pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrically actuated valves used in high pressure and cryogenic applications. 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. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required! Special Mentions: Relocation provided Travel expected up to 10% of the time Shifts available: Days Shift Monday- Friday Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 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 tooling and equipment Collaborate 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 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 Minimum Qualifications: BS in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Aerospace Engineering (other relevant fields may apply) from an accredited university Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment supporting constantly evolving design iterations demonstrated ability in component fabrication, precision assembly, and testing using a variety of methods, techniques, and materials Ability to interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures Strong aptitude for mechanical system design and hands-on fabrication experience Experience with designing, measuring, modifying, and monitoring processes Comfortable working with computers and engineering software Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately at all levels of the organization Exceptional organizational, analytical, and pro