Process Development Engineer I - Hyperstructures at Virgin Hyperloop
The Process Development Team breathes life into hyperloop sub-systems, turning hyperloop design dreams into cold, hard reality. The team serves as a cross-functional bridge within the company, enabling the development and production of real hyperloop hardware. From early prototyping to mass production, Process Development Engineers work together with Design Engineers, Project Managers, Test Engineers, and when applicable, external partners to bring innovative design concepts to physical fruition.
As the Process Development Engineer, you will:
- Work daily with hardware design engineers to understand the most up-to-date product requirements and development status to ensure manufacturing development keeps pace
- Perform the following alongside a Lead Process Development Engineer:
- Provide and develop subject matter expertise on fabrication, assembly, and installation of hyperloop sub-systems
- Work with the internal Engineering Project Management Office to develop and maintain a project schedule for assigned projects
- Research & report total process costs for various design trades including raw materials, cycle time, outside vendors, capital & tooling investments, facility requirements, direct & indirect labor and logistics costs
- Gather & report sufficiently detailed information for make vs. buy decisions
- Work directly with procurement to evaluate outside vendors for capability and supply chain suitability
- Write standard operation procedures, manuals and safety documentation for manufacturing processes
- Utilize 2D/3D CAD software to communicate concepts, design basic development fixtures and equipment, and manufacturing process layouts
A new graduate engineer who has experience building hardware (mechanical, structural, electrical) and who intuitively understands hardware assembly. You're able to chart a path forward through ambiguity and lack of definition. You're articulate and can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent skills in the following: communication, organization, spatial imagination, mechanical assembly and judgment. You're self-directed and a true team player!
MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
- Experience in a manufacturing setting
- Knowledgeable of manufacturing techniques and methodologies
- Ability to interpret complex part and assembly drawings
- Ability to make effective decisions and communicate reasoning
- B.S. or higher in a related Engineering field
- Hands-on project experience in a university setting (Hyperloop, Formula/Baha SAE team, Concrete Canoe, Chem-E-Car, rocket team, etc.)
- 0-2+ years of professional experience in one or more of the following:
- Typical manufacturing methods, process, capabilities, and limitations
- Manufacturing and/or integration of large complex machinery and assemblies
- High volume manufacturing production
- Low volume prototyping methods
- Design for Manufacturing/Assembly
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