Mechanical Engineer

Work to build humanity’s future in space — enable people to go to the moon, Mars, and beyond.

Made in Space, Inc. is developing breakthrough manufacturing technologies for space and terrestrial spin-offs.

Our goal: radically change the way we do space missions today by building everything you need for space, in space.

Among many other projects, Made In Space launched the commercially available Additive Manufacturing Facility to the ISS in 2016.


+ B.S. Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
+ 3+ years of hands-on manufacturing, fabrication, assembly, and/or testing experience (internship experience can supplement for the required industry experience)
+ Demonstrated software knowledge in Autodesk Inventor/Simulation suite, Solidworks, ProE, ANSYS, Fluent, Thermal Desktop, FEA and CFD background
+ Background in hardware design and assembly
+ Demonstrated use of machinery (CNC, Mill, Lathe, etc.)
+ Knowledge and demonstrated use of 3D printing technology a very big plus
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

Preferred Skills and Experience:

+ M.S. Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
+ Experience with spacecraft and/or aircraft structural assemblies
+ Machine shop experience a plus
+ Process development, facility and line layouts
+ Experience with Design for Manufacture and Assembly
+ Knowledge of metallic or composite manufacturing processes such as machining, welding, drilling, sheet metal forming, and stamping