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CNC Automation Engineer

Company: AST SpaceMobile
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

AST SpaceMobile and our global partners are building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network to be accessible by standard smartphones. Called SpaceMobile, this ultra-powerful network is being designed to provide connectivity at 4G/5G speeds everywhere on the planet - on land, at sea and in flight.

AST Space Mobile is currently seeking an CNC Programmer and Manufacturing Automation Engineer to support our Satellite Production facility in Midland Texas.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing, testing, and improving machining manufacturing processes
  • Supporting Satellite machining processes on the shop floor
  • Performing cause and corrective action activities to permanently eliminate defects using root cause analysis tools
  • Working with concurrent engineering team to create engineering, planning and other process support documents
  • Authoring, updating, and reviewing shop floor planning
  • Identifying tooling needs and working with tooling group to design, qualify, and implement new tools
  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to Manufacturing leadership, review boards, and customers for review and approval
  • Performing tabletop reviews
  • Using SPC tools to ensure process control
  • Troubleshooting production/tooling/facility issues and implementing improvements and solutions

    • Associates degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or other technical engineering discipline with 12 years of experience (10 years with B.S or 7 years with M.S experience).

      • Machining and/or CNC programming experience (hands-on or engineering experience)
      • CAD experience
      • Vericut/Verisurf experience
      • Self-starter who takes initiative to complete tasks and assignments with little supervision
      • Good problem-solving skills and strong oral and written communication skills
      • Good organization and multi-tasking skills
      • Experience in lean manufacturing techniques
      • Basic Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Experience interpreting drawings, solid models, and specifications
      • Experience writing shop planning (preferred)
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
      • Process Controls (SPC)
      • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID

        AST SpaceMobile is an Equal Opportunity, at will Employer; employment 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.

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Keywords: AST SpaceMobile, Midland , CNC Automation Engineer, Engineering , Midland, Texas

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