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.

Location: Moffett Field, CA


+ 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