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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Located in Durango, CO, (Headquarters) and Mount Pleasant, PA (Additive Manufacturing Center) Agile Space Industries, Inc. (AGILE) designs, builds, and tests in-space propulsion systems for satellites and spacecraft. AGILE uses state of the art 3D metal alloy printing techniques to rapidly design, manufacture, and test new engine designs in our purpose-built propulsion test facility. With over a decade of experience testing rocket engines, and engineers who have worked at industry leaders like Blue Origin, SpaceX, NASA, and Rocketdyne, AGILE is a rapidly growing company with many exciting Defense, Civil and Commercial programs.

AGILE is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer who is responsible for delivering high quality hardware with stringent requirements through design, prototyping, development, and production. Aerospace experience is not required to be considered for this position.

Responsibilities:

    • Lead and oversee the development, implementation, and optimization of manufacturing processes for aerospace components, ensuring adherence to strict quality standards and regulatory requirements.
    • Provide guidance and growth opportunities for more junior engineers.
    • Collaborate with design engineering, operations, and quality assurance to translate design specifications into manufacturable products.
    • Conduct process capability assessments and risk analyses to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction.
    • Develop and maintain manufacturing documentation such as process instructions, standard operating procedures, and work instructions.
    • Utilize statistical analysis and data-driven methodologies to monitor and analyze manufacturing performance, identify trends, and implement corrective actions as needed.
    • Support prototyping, development, and transition to production efforts.
    • Champion initiatives related to automation, robotics, and advanced manufacturing technologies.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and technicians, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development.
    • Maintain a culture that values the input of technicians and machinists, ensuring their voices are heard in the design process.

Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field. Work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • Manufacturing, with a proven track record of leading manufacturing process development and improvement initiatives
    • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and industry standards (e.g., AS9100, ISO9001).
    • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, CATIA) systems.

Preferred skills and experience:

    • Design and use of assembly and gaging fixtures
    • GD&T
    • Development and deployment of automated manufacturing systems
    • Familiarity with ERP/MRP
    • Familiarity with CAM software
    • High-rate manufacturing
    • Familiarity with hazardous materials and associated safeguards

.Location: Durango, CO

Location: On-site only

Relocation: Negotiable

Salary range: $90,000 - $136,000

Eligibility for bonuses and company equity depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or temporary status. Contact HR for more information on the specific benefits offered.

Closing Date: September 30, 2024

What You'll Love About Us:

100% of monthly premiums paid by employer for Medical, Dental and Vision for you and your dependents.

Paid Holidays, Paid Flexible Time Off, Sabbatical Leave, Company Sponsored Life and AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Maternity/Parental/Adoption Leave

401K contributions match at 4% of your salary

Employee referral program

Learning & Development - allowing employees to explore development opportunities such as peer learning, trainings, certifications, tuition reimbursement,

Company get-together and team outings and best of all, working with amazing humans!

We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Agile, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Reasonable Accommodation

At AGILE, our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request to hr@agilespaceindustries.com.

 

The salary ranges provided in this job posting are indicative and may be adjusted for individual candidates commensurate with experience or technical capabilities.  In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

AGILE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

  • Please note that if the position is covered by federal international trade regulations, it is a requirement of the position that the individual be eligible to obtain any required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

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