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Staff Manufacturing Engineer

Redwire Space
Goleta, Santa Barbara County, California
98 days ago
Bring your passion for space!
Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical and sustainable infrastructure for future generations.
Redwire Space – Goleta, CA is the leading developer and provider of solar array systems to the global space market. The company's key products include Roll Out and Rigid Solar Arrays.
Join our team of innovators and get a chance to work alongside a team of talented, curious people that are passionate about designing and deploying solutions that are accelerating humanity’s expansion into space.   
The talented innovators in Goleta, CA are a leading developer and provider of satellite mechanisms, deployable structures and booms and deployable solar array systems to the global space market.  
The team is revolutionizing spaceflight and are currently being utilized on missions with NASA, the Department of Defense, and commercial space companies. With many more exciting projects on the horizon our team could use your curiosity, passion, talent and experience to help us Build Above. 
We have a current opportunity for a Staff Manufacturing Engineer, located at our facility in Goleta, CA. In this role you will be responsible for organizing and documenting the manufacturing scope for programs, leading the creation of new manufacturing processes and work instructions, and providing feedback for the design of ground support equipment (GSE).   
  • Design an optimized manufacturing process flow to meet customer product quality and on-time delivery.
  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods driving on quality, cost and first pass yield improvement.
  • Ability to develop and execute solutions to technical problems of high scope/complexity.
  • Plan and monitor resource utilization.
  • Draft technical documentation in conjunction with design engineers.
  • Take ownership and maintain documentation for complex, high-reliability assemblies.
  • Create and maintain documentation for trainings, internal processes, and non-conformances.
  • Represent manufacturing team in Critical Design, Manufacturing Readiness, and Test Readiness Reviews.
  • Model exemplary professional conduct as a representative of Redwire.
  • Generate technical document reporting, and presentations.
  • Flight and Ground Support Equipment (GSE) drawing review and timely release.
  • Write activity and project reports, develop action plans, and generate work instructions, test procedures and other documentation to support production operations.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 5% of the time.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Ideal Experience
  • B.S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related engineering discipline.
  • 2-5 years of experience in the Manufacturing Engineering field.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing & Continuous Improvement philosophy
  • Proficient in Solidworks
Desired Skills
  • Familiarity with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience working with solar and antenna arrays in an aerospace field.
  • Proficiency with Visio, Excel, and MS Project.
  • Able to work in a rapidly growing, low-volume/high-mix manufacturing environment.
  • A growth mindset.
  • Flexible and work well under pressure.
  • Foster teamwork with technicians, planning, and engineers.
  • Effective communicator, oral and written.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
Pay Range
$90,000 - $115,000
Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 
How We Determine What We Pay (Compensation Philosophy)
Redwire determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data, for our locations throughout the US. We will evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index, in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company. For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will be considered for higher pay.
Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR


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