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Component Test Engineer - 2nd Shift -E2-E4

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Component Test Engineer - 2nd ShiftLocation: Huntsville, AlabamaBusiness Unit: Integrated Supply ChainHiring Manager: Nick HurdJob DescriptionWe 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. You will be part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts in the Component Testing group at the Engines Manufacturing facility in Huntsville AL. You will support planning and execution of the component testing across multiple areas including Proof, Flow, Vibration, Thermal, and Cryogenic test areas. This role is a combination of operations, documentation, hands-on work and system troubleshooting/data analysis.This scope will include the planning and execution of testing, operations, verification, maintenance, and improvements to work instructions and product flow.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! Responsibilities:

  • Ensure work is completed with the highest regard to safety and in accordance with BLUE policies and procedures
  • Provides task-leadership of a multi-disciplined team of technicians in the processing of component testing across multiple testing areas.
  • Create, update, and maintain clear work instructions for work execution across the testing area
  • Operate propellant, pneumatic, or cryogenic component test facilities
  • Analyze test data to support requirements verification tasks
  • Provide technical oversight of systems in the assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Develop and execute test plans and procedures; perform subsequent data reduction and reviews
  • Lead daily test operations, operate test consoles, direct technician work and coordinate with internal customers
  • Understand and troubleshoot high pressure and cryogenic fluid and instrumentation systems
  • Perform root cause analysis and failure investigations
  • Perform system hazard analyses
  • Plan and oversee facility maintenance
  • Identify opportunities for safety improvements and cost savings
  • Design, define, procure, and install system components and materials; manage vendors and subcontractors during installation
  • Proactively prepare status updates and communicates both within the organization and with direct customers
  • Ensures that each member of the team performs his/her duty to his/her maximum capability.
  • Demonstrate high standards in test operations and work cooperatively with a diverse team of Integration Engineers, Responsible Engineers and BLUE customers to ensure requirements are met
  • Actively model BLUE Leadership PrinciplesQualifications:
    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in engineering
    • Experience with ground/vehicle launch systems test, operations, and maintenance
      • Experience as a Test Conductor or Test Engineer
      • Demonstrated ability and desire to understand complex systems, investigate and solve challenging problems, and work in a dynamic environment
      • Experience developing, writing, and updating test procedures
      • Strong safety mindset and experience
      • Hands-on experience with hazardous testing with a strong safety record
      • Ability to clearly communicate status, progress, problems, and solutions to lead engineer
      • Good verbal and written communication skills (including presentations)
      • Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative, teamwork, and leadership skills on previous projects/assignments
      • Experience with piping, piping components and instrumentation
      • Experience in testing with Cryogenic Systems, and Pneumatic Systems
      • 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.Export 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 U.S.as a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue 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.Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.BenefitsEmployee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

Keywords: Blue Origin, Huntsville , Component Test Engineer - 2nd Shift -E2-E4, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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