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Manager - New Glenn Fluids Design

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.As part of a diverse and hardworking team of engineers you will be responsible for creating a company that creates rockets, both managing and leading teams in the hands-on design, development, supplier management, and system engineering across the GS2 fluids system.You will have integral responsibility for employee performance through professional development, mentoring, technical guidance, and development of training programs. Technical leadership will be required to drive the team to solve difficult problems, incorporate changes, and lead failure investigations. As a leader across the GS2 system you will be responsible setting and enforcing design standards, working interfaces between systems, and solving technical and programmatic issues. You will step in as Director GS2 fluid analysis when necessary, both from an Manger and technical stand point (including Engineering Change Approvals, Drawings, Technical Specifications, and Purchase Orders). This position reports directly to the Director of GS2 Fluids design, analysis and systems engineering in the New Glenn business unitYou will need a proven ability to develop, execute, and improve technical processes in the design and development cycle of rockets by formulating and implementing preventative and corrective actions. Ability to lead and mentor teammates in a highly collaborative environment is essential. Passion for our mission is required!Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. degree in engineering or science (aerospace, mechanical, chemical, nuclear, or physics desired)
  • 2+ years managing technical teams and/or leading functional groups of employees
  • 5+ years of aerospace industry or related field experience
  • Strong technical fundamentals in fluids, thermodynamics, heat transfer, stress analysis, and fluid design
  • Experience with cryogenic components and aerospace testing campaigns
  • Familiarity working with supplier and supplier management
  • Ability to work in a cooperative, fast paced, and dynamic environment
  • Launch vehicle experience
  • Strong project management and leadership skills focused on delivering results
  • Strong supplier management and conflict resolution experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphical communication skills
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • 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 asylumDesired:
    • Experience managing personnel, budgets, or test resources
    • Solid understanding of rocket engines and components
    • Experience with discrepancy reports, failure investigations, and corrective actions
    • Familiarity with rocket engine system operations, verification test process and risk managementDon't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Compensation range for on site CO applicants is $119,625-$175,450Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $130,500-$191,400Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $130,500-$191,400Other site ranges may differExport Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidaysDiscretionary bonus programs

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