Manufacturing Engineer

The Boring Company - Hawthorne, CA3.0

Full-time
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work across a spectrum of products from low-volume manufacturing of unique and customized tunnel boring machines, to high-volume production of identical concrete segments.
Analyze and solve manufacturing discrepancies in the design, fabrication, or assembly of parts.
Act as the liaison between technicians and design engineers to troubleshoot issues and improve the design of future parts.
Create build or assemble instructions and develop processes to improve quality, reduce assembly hours and minimize cost.
Oversee the selection and implementation of new hardware, equipment and tools.
Develop and implement production systems
Justify and manage large projects aimed at driving self-sustaining production.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in mechanical, aerospace, or manufacturing engineering.
1+ years of experience in an automotive, aerospace or manufacturing environment.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience working with CNC, multi-axis milling or turning machines.
Experience supporting a production machine shop.
Ability to design hydraulic and pneumatic fixtures.
CAD, NX, and/or Teamcenter experience.
A track record of success in root cause analysis and taking corrective action.
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) experience.
Training or experience with lean manufacturing.
Experience with capacity modeling, process mapping and fault analysis.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position may require extended hours and weekend work.
Will sometimes be working directly with the hardware on the floor and will have to be comfortable stooping, bending, and standing.

The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.