New Glenn Vehicle Manufacturing Engineer-Avionics Systems

Blue Origin   •  

Kent, WA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 26 days ago


As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for working closely with engineering design and company leadership to support all manufacturing efforts and equipment related to building various spaceflight systems. This includes owning the manufacturing and integration work that is performed on the launch vehicle, as well as delivery and commissioning of the various sub-systems in support of programmatic budgets and schedules. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


  • Responsible for the integration of the avionics components, harnesses, vehicle test instrumentation and communication systems for the New Glenn First Stage from initial build flow conception through vehicle integration.
  • Determine optimal integration order for integrating the avionics subsystem.
  • Provide design for manufacturability and assembly recommendations to decrease cost and integration flow times.
  • Determine tooling and equipment required to for avionics installation and integration.
  • Develop and maintain assembly and build schedules.
  • Maintain documentation pedigree to support human capable flight.
  • Support hardware integration on the floor and troubleshoot issues as they arise throughout the day.
  • Develop and implement preventive actions related to discrepancies.
  • Use of process mapping, Kaizen, and other tools to dramatically reduce cycle time, defects and waste.


  • B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical Engineering or other relevant field
  • 5+ Years of Industry Experience, Internship Experience Applies
  • Hands on experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong written, personal, and computer skills
  • This position will require minimum 50% travel. This position will start in Kent, WA and eventually transition to Merritt Island, Fl.
  • 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.


  • Hands on experience with avionics system installation.
  • Experience with avionics system troubleshooting.
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma processes and implementation
  • Aerospace/Launch Vehicle experience.
  • Experience with safety critical systems.