Additive Weld and Simulation Engineer

| Greater LA Area
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Company Overview:

Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.  

Team:

Relativity is looking for an Additive Welding Engineer to join the multifaceted Additive team comprised of software, automation, computer vision, manufacturing and welding engineers. Your main objective will be to develop, execute and evaluate our 3D printing technology using experimental and numerical testing. You will help drive our additive processes by designing, printing and evaluating test articles to help improve procedures of our printed structures.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with design, automation, manufacturing and welding engineers to bring parts from design to production
  • Identify, address, and resolve current and potential future additive issues.
  • Develop printing and simulation testing procedures
  • Provide feedback to design engineers in manufacturing review
  • Identify root cause of failures and implement counter measures in the production floor to continuously improve the manufacturing process.
  • Perform large scale simulation to support our production prints.

What you need to know:

  • Bachelor’s degree in welding with 1+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with thermal mechanical finite element modeling using ABAQUS or equivalent CAE software.
  • Strong attention to detail with follow through and ability to clearly present and report to team members across all departments.

Nice to haves but not required – if you do not meet all of these criteria, you should still apply:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering, materials, welding and/or simulation with 3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with arc aluminum welding.
  • Experience with synergic weld systems.
  • Prior experience taking ownership of development projects.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes including welding and additive manufacturing.
  • Fundamental understanding of statistical methods and experimental design, with experience in Finite Element modeling.

We believe varied perspectives & backgrounds strengthen our team. Prior experience in aerospace is not required.

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual Learning & Development stipend and more! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Location

3500 East Burnett Street, Long Beach, CA 90815

An Insider's view of Relativity Space

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is very interesting--from the large and colorful art pieces on the walls to the large (and small) rocket parts all over. We also have screens all over that are casting live streams of our testing and manufacturing floor. You just feel like you are seeing the future of manufacturing unfold right before your eyes.

Nat

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

We are creating an entirely re-imagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly, eventually helping to build the future of humanity in space.

Tim

CEO and Co-Founder

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've never been at a company before that has so valued recruiting and the candidate experience in all stages of the interview process, from initial contact to even past onboarding. Everyone here respects each others' time and takes hiring very seriously. We have a high bar, but that means we've also cultivated a very talented team!

Samantha

Talent Operations Coordinator

What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We provide 5 tiers of coverage through Anthem--2 of which are almost completely free for employees.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Relativity Space has quarterly off sites reviews, monthly celebration dinners, and regular social events
Stocked Kitchen
A wide variety of snacks are provided
Some Meals Provided
Weekly lunches for lunch and learn, all hands, and new hire lunches are provided
Happy Hours
Bi-weekly happy hours/socials
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Annual learning and development stipend of up to $2,000.
Lunch and learns
Every other week, we host a lunch and learn to get learn about the exciting work other teams are doing!
Paid industry certifications
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