Part Post Processing Technician
Employment Type: Full-Time
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 hardworking team of Additive Manufacturing professionals, you will perform part post processing on all printed parts. This position requires a knowledge of hand tools such as grinders, hand drills, cut-off wheels and saws along with using safe working practices in support for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of Additively Manufactured spaceflight and supporting hardware, continuous improvement, and process development.
This position has five main areas that you will be required to support during your shift: Powder removal, Support removal, Media blasting, tumbling and Band sawing. All of these tasks take a meticulous attention-to-detail, so that we can help with Identifying part defects such as cracks, deformation from thermal stress during the build process as well as missing geometry due to failed supported areas or non-supported down surfaces.
Working in this area you will need working knowledge of inspection and measuring tools such as Height Gage, Scribers, Caliper, Micrometer, and Profilometer. You will be required to maintain and utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and proactively identify any related shortcomings, identify job hazard analysis (JHA) shortcomings and aid in their authorship. You will need to perform general maintenance on equipment in area, and be open to Cross training in other Additive Manufacturing work centers as needed.
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!
* Minimum of a High School diploma or GED
* Demonstrated attitude of world-class quality, attention to detail, and dedication.
* Demonstrated record of accomplishment of resourcefulness from their previous assignments.
* 1+ years of hands on experience working on parts related to spacecraft, airplanes, cars/trucks, or boats.
* Ability to support evenings and overtime as necessary (Monday - Thursday 10 hour shifts)
* Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
* 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.
* 5+ years using hand tools that required fine detailed work.
* Proven ability to read / work through prints & 3D models.
* Mechanical aptitude for resolving issues as they arise.
* 5+ years steady work experience.
To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITAR here.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on 'EEO Is the Law,' please see here and here.
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