Manufacturing Development Engineer

_ El Segundo, CA

As a Manufacturing Development Engineer you will own all aspects of manufacturing spacecraft components, taking them from development test articles to high volume production. Impulse is building an exceptional team and this position is a growth opportunity open to high performers of any experience level above the basic qualifications.


  • Own all aspects of spacecraft component manufacturing from product inception to high volume production
  • Work with the design and development teams to produce highly reliable, cost-efficient components
  • Identify optimal processes for fabricating parts by evaluating manufacturing techniques such additive, subtractive, forming, welding, brazing, etc.
  • Create efficient and reliable assembly and inspection processes
  • Resolve technical issues with innovative and resourceful solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing or production
  • Demonstrated experience with Design for Manufacturability and complex assemblies
  • Demonstrated results with product or process improvements
  • Hands on experience with basic fabrication tools and processes (electric/pneumatic power tools, tube bending, machining, welding, etc.)
  • Experience with CAD to design hardware
  • Demonstrated ability of taking project ownership and working well in small teams

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or science
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing and planning systems and quality management systems
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced agile product development environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexible schedule and willing to travel as needed

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