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Tool Design Engineer- FiberSIM
Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member for our team to serve as a Tool Design Engineer within the Vehicle Engineering team. If you join us in this position, you will serve as the FiberSIM software Subject Matter Expert in defining composite laminates and generating ply-by-ply engineering definition for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. You will assist in Aerospace composite and metallic part tooling definition and development. You will assist in Aerospace ground support equipment (GSE) design and development.
If you are an experienced Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced, challenging and creative team, looking for an opportunity to expand your wings – this could be for you. This is a full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California.
Skills We Value
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
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