Manager, Thermal Hardware Engineering - Lunar Tran

at Blue Origin LLC in PhoenixPhoenix, Arizona, United States

Job Description

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight! This role is part of the Lunar Transportation business unit. To further Blue Origin's mission of having millions of people living and working in space, we are building the sustainable infrastructure for our transport of crew and cargo from Earth to the Lunar Surface. As part of a diverse and hardworking team of engineers, you will contribute to the definition and development of spacecraft thermal control systems. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating personal leadership, technical competence, and attention to detail. This opportunity is for a Thermal Hardware Engineering Managerwithin the Thermal Integrated Product Team (Thermal IPT) of theLunar Transportationbusiness unit. This person will lead the Thermal Component team or the Thermal Design team within the Thermal Hardware group. 20-30% of your time will be dedicated to personnel/team management (hiring, performance reviews, time cards, mentoring, etc.) while the other 70-80% will be as a senior-level individual contributor to the hardware engineering efforts on the thermal subsystem. Responsibilities: Responsible for leading the Thermal Component Team or Thermal Design team within the Thermal Hardware group. Perform personnel management including performance reviews, time cards, training, etc. Recruit, hire, manage, and mentor a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. Manage your direct reports' professional development (e.g., coaching, routine one-on-one development conversations, performance reviews, and promotion management) Own one or more thermal components or hardware from conception, through internal or external development, detailed design, testing, and integration with the spacecraft. Generate hardware specifications, test plan/execution/reports, occasional thermal analysis, short/long term development plans, and make/buy decisions. Manage technical progress, budget, schedule, deliverables and risks for assigned thermal hardware. Manage vendors and subcontracts for thermal hardware. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or similar 5+ years of relevant thermal engineering experience Solid understanding of thermal/heat transfer fundamentals Familiarity with common spacecraft thermal hardware Demonstrated experience building and testing spacecraft hardware Understanding of aerospace hardware verification and validation process Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion. Excellent written and oral communication... For full info follow application link. ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITAR here. Equal Employment Opportunity Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here. Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation Applicants wishing to view a copy of Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at
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Job Posting: 6220239

Posted On: Nov 27, 2023

Updated On: Dec 27, 2023

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