Machinist

Company Details

Blue Origin. As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will machine and fabricate flight vehicle components for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of aerospace tolerance and materials while setting up and operating mills, lathes and multi-axis machines to produce accurate components enabling first article success on tight tolerance high value parts. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

Responsibilities:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in machining aerospace components.
  • Experience with conventional and CNC mills, lathes.
  • Excellent blue print reading skills including GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard.
  • Proper cutter selection with appropriate materials.
  • Ability to provide Design for Manufacturing feedback.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must have stainless steel and aluminum experience.
  • Fluent in use of precision hand tools.
  • Familiar with use of personal computers.
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize projects to meet completion dates.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in machining aerospace components.
  • Experience with conventional and CNC mills, lathes.
  • Excellent blue print reading skills including GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard.
  • Proper cutter selection with appropriate materials.
  • Ability to provide Design for Manufacturing feedback.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must have stainless steel and aluminum experience.
  • Fluent in use of precision hand tools.
  • Familiar with use of personal computers.
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize projects to meet completion dates.
  • 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.

Desired:

  • Fanuc, Haas, Mori-Seiki and Siemens controls.
  • Multi-axis lathe, mill and VTL experience.
  • Machining of nickel-based stainless steel alloys, copper, titanium.
  • Tooling and fixture design.
  • NC programming skills, preferably Mastercam X6 thru 2018.
  • Conversational programming on the machine.
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware.
  • CMM programming/operation.
  • Outside processing knowledge (heat treat, plating, coating, EDM, grinding, etc.).
  • Experience machining tight tolerance, high value components.

Blue Origin offers a phenomenal work environment and awesome culture with competitive compensation, benefits, 401K, and relocation.

Blue Origin is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to EEO being the law, it is a policy that is fully consistent with Blue’s principles. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or age. Blue Origin prohibits any form of workplace harassment.

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