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Tool Design Engineer- Vehicle Engineering Team
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 support the development and manufacturing of tools and fixtures for the production of LauncherOne launch vehicles. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the design and development of jigs, fixtures, ground support equipment and tooling that is used for the precise assembly and manufacturing of components and sub-assemblies. Successful candidates will have experience working in fast paced integrated product teams with development engineering, supply chain, quality and production.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to be part of the team creating the standard for a world class factory and the most efficient launch system – 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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