• Additive Manufacturing Applications Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Integrated Supply Chain
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will you will work with engineers and technicians to support additive manufacturing processing at Blue Origin. You will be managing a production schedule, design and commission new tooling, maintain equipment CAD models, evaluate new-part setup and flow, and coordinate maintenance and repairs for the additive manufacturing equipment. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.



    • Author work instructions and planning documents for the additive manufacturing cells
    • Develop and maintain additive manufacturing parts production schedules
    • Maintain configuration control of all hardware produced in the additive manufacturing area
    • Plan, schedule and manage facilities and infrastructure activities related to additive manufacturing
    • Support additive manufacturing tooling and fixturing design
    • Manage consumables procurement related to hardware production on the additive manufacturing cells
    • Assist with parts kitting, inventory transactions and certification management, as required
    • Manage timely discrepancy reporting and resolution
    • Develop and release additive manufacturing process production documents
    • Generate preventative additive manufacturing equipment maintenance plans
    • Establish and maintain an inventory of standard repair parts
    • Coordinate off-nominal inspections of hardware
    • Manage upstream and downstream additive manufacturing processes, as required to ensure a smooth handoff of hardware in and out of the laser cells


    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Engineering, Materials Science, or related field
    • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing, process engineering, metallurgy, 3D printing or other related field
    • Strong aptitude in metallurgy and materials science
    • Proven ability to take own parts and processes to improve end product
    • Driven, passionate and goal-oriented engineer
    • 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.


    • Understanding of welding and the allied processes, including hands-on experience
    • Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing training and experience
    • CNC and robotic programming and operation experience
    • Aerospace experience


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