Production Integration Manager - Orbital Launch Site Manufacturing Complex

Manufacturing and Test

DESCRIPTION: Blue Origin is developing the next generation launch and space vehicle manufacturing facility on Florida’s Space Coast at our Orbital Launch Site Manufacturing Complex. We are in search of a Production Integration Manager who will lead a team of engineers and specialists in manufacturing, analysis, test, and operations. This team is chartered with coordinating both proven and cutting-edge production processes into an efficient, integrated launch vehicle production line. The Production Integration group also interfaces directly with the launch vehicle development and operations teams to resolve production-related issues. We put a strong emphasis on hands-on technical ability, as our leaders are directly involved with projects and problem-solving, and manage through active engagement with the team.
 
Responsibilities 
  • Oversee technical aspects of production line integration including overall flow and architecture, requirements development, production analysis and modeling, interface management, production trade studies, human engineering, and tooling design
  • Build and manage the Production Integration Team, including developing resource plans and profiles, authoring job descriptions, conducting interviews, making hiring recommendations, assigning tasks, and conducting performance reviews
  • Project group expenditures and budgets, including developing estimates for materials and capital assets
  • Interact with groups and departments outside of manufacturing including launch and space system engineering, product development, and operations
  • Assure continued training and skills development for team members, and mentor early career team members
  • Conduct manufacturability and producibility assessments with manufacturing and engineering groups
  • Represent Orbital Launch Site manufacturing in program technical reviews
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in aerospace, mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering; physics; or other major requiring engineering or manufacturing core courses
  • 10+ years’ experience working on aerospace development programs or production lines in both leadership and hands-on roles; experience on commercial development programs a plus
  • Must be able to set a high hiring bar while evaluating and hiring top talent
  • Extremely customer focused with strong communication skills 
  • A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with teams of diverse skills across large geographic distances
  • A continuous improvement mindset. Our job is never complete; we are always optimizing.
  • Intense curiosity for understanding the details of our business and how to optimize it
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills and a proven ability to drive complex projects with minimal oversight
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien

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