CNC Programmer / Machinist at Relativity Space

| Greater LA Area
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Team and Role Overview:

Relativity seeks a highly talented CNC Programmer to join a rapidly growing space startup. This position will provide outstanding technical contribution to the development of the Aeon-1 rocket engine, as well as helping to build a world-class CNC team. A high degree of autonomy and initiative is required.


The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives:

Our mission is to change people’s conception of the way rockets are built and flown. As a CNC Programmer, you will co-develop G-codes and machining processes for the Aeon-1 engine. You will be creating manufacturing plans, developing new tooling, and machining flight hardware.


Candidate Profile: (Who is the person we are looking for?)

In order to be successful in this role, you should be someone who thrives in ambiguity and is able to drive their own projects to completion. You must have the passion, tenacity and resolve to work through production issues unique to rocket engines. You must be able to write a manufacturing plan, develop your own tooling and fixtures, and collaborate with manufacturing engineers to develop new machining processes. Ideally, you are someone who has come from a fast paced, aerospace environment, having completed difficult projects while collaborating effectively with multidisciplinary groups.



Minimum Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of wire EDM machining
  • Basic CAD skills
  • Demonstrated success in machining aerospace parts on a 5-axis, 3-axis and lathe CNCs
  • Knowledge of GD&T and tolerance stack-up
  • Ability to work independently and closely follow directions is essential
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds for short periods of time
  • Must have strong attention to detail

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of powder-bed additive manufacturing parts
  • Experience machining turbomachinery components
  • Experience machining high temp alloys
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment
  • Experience working in a flight development program
  • Experience with Esprit CAM or equivalent
  • Experience with Max-5 (Concepts NREC)
  • Read technical drawings and set up the machines in accordance with blueprints
  • Perform quality assurance test to ensure products meet design spec
  • Adjust g-code paths or setting to optimize production while maintaining quality
  • Consider tools required to cut high temp alloys and program machines accordingly
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with machines as they arise
  • Perform basic machine maintenance such as oil and coolant refill, including cleaning and sharpening
  • Co-Train new employees on how to properly operate and maintain CNC machines and programs

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Location

Relativity is located near LAX in an industrial complex where we take up 4 buildings. We are easily accessible from the 405, near Randy's Donuts!

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
Unconscious bias training
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
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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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