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Blue Origin LLC Mechanical Design Engineer - New Glenn Valves and Components 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 a member of the New Glenn Components group you will be part of a hardworking team of diverse engineers dedicated to the creation of complex valves and mechanisms. You will engage in all levels of the design cycle of mechanical hardware including conceptual design, requirements, system modeling, layouts, structural analysis, modeling and drafting, manufacturing and integration support, test definition and mission support.To accomplish this, you will be responsible to create engineering documentation including schematics, clear requirements, design reviews, bill of materials, and other necessary deliverables. You will use 3D CAD programs and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) programs to design and analyze the component. You will use creative thinking and novel manufacturing solutions to solve complex problems in the challenging environments of a launch vehicle and space. You will deliver completed designs using best drafting practices per ASME Y14.5 GD&T standards along with clear and well documented analysis reports. Following the design efforts, you will participate in component and system level assembly, testing, and data analysis. To be successful in this role good project management skills are necessary including vendor management, scheduling, and basic budget tracking.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!Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or equivalent3+ years of relevant experience in the design of mechanical systems, mechanisms, pressurized hardware, or fluid systemsExperience in 3D CAD programs (Creo preferred)Experience in the use of hand calculations and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools to analyzed pressurized systems (ANSYS preferred) in static and dynamic environmentsExperience with GD&T (ASME Y14.5)Working knowledge of component design such as valves, mechanisms, bellows, tubes, and pressurized hardwareWorking knowledge of fabrication, integration processes, and quality control techniques relative to machined components in an aerospace environmentWorking knowledge of aerospace processes, best practices, and materials and treatmentsAbility to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusionMust 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 asylumDesired:Master's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or equivalent5+ years of relevant experience in the design of fluid systems and componentsExperience with launch vehicle or ground cryogenic and pressure systemsExperience with launch vehicle commodities such as cryogenic fuels, oxygen systems, hydraulic fluid, peroxide systems, and similar.Supplier management best practices involving sourcing components and machine shop supportExperience testing pressurized systems and components including water, pneumatics, hydraulics, and cryogenic propellantsExport Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to