Manufacturing Engineer

El Segundo, CA
Full Time
Mid Level

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us. 

Job Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer develops, qualifies, and implements manufacturing processes and procedures to the build, test and launch of satellites, related subsystems, and components.

This position’s internal job code is Manufacturing Engineer. Our team is currently hiring for level range of 2 - 3.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. 

  • Reviews designs for manufacturability and production scalability. 

  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. 

  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes. 

  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements. 

  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 

  • Leads and executes tasks as needed to transition hardware build from low-rate initial production to higher rate production. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline (ABET accreditation required) or six years of equivalent engineering experience. 

  • 3+ years’ experience in manufacturing, mechanical, electrical, or test engineering or similar field in Aerospace, Automotive, or Commercial industries 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering drawings, technical manuals and policies and recommend changes to procedures. 

  • Knowledge of manufacturing engineering principles and concepts 

  • Must have technical problem-solving skills. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree in an Engineering discipline (ABET accreditation required) 

  • Thorough understanding of root cause analysis and related analytical methodology (Five Whys, Fishbone/Ishikawa Analysis, 8D, etc.)  

  • Understands and utilizes theories, principles, and practices of engineering and project management methods. 

  • Aerospace and/or DOD Experience 

  • Background in Lean Manufacturing/Process Improvement  

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary Pay-Range

  • Level 2: $80,750 - $118,750
  • Level 3: $96,050 - $141,250

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided. 

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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