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Materials & Processes Associate Engineer

Company: Axiom Space
Location: Webster
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor - the world's first international commercial space station - to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Materials & Processes Associate Engineer who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?SUMMARY: Our team is looking for an energetic and dynamic Materials and Processes Engineer who will join the M&P team of engineers. This MPE will perform all materials selection, assessments, and certifications for spaceflight hardware in accordance with Axiom Space M&P requirements. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about commercial space exploration and is self-driven, detail-oriented, and analytical. This role requires strong organizational skills, time management, and communication skills.Note: Proof of COVID - 19 vaccination status (vaccination card) will be required for employment otherwise a request for medical or religious accommodation is necessaryDUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES* Advise, guide, and provide consultation on applicable Materials & Processes program requirements for intravehicular (IVA) and extravehicular (EVA) environments.* Perform materials selection, assessment, and certification of custom and off-the-shelf commercial spaceflight hardware, including flammability, toxicity, vacuum outgassing, corrosion, and stress corrosion cracking.* Define testing and certification requirements and evaluate test results for compliance with requirements at the project level.* Provide expertise and review of project documentation and drawings for space flight hardware to verify that requirements are met.* Review vendor documentation to ensure processes and procedures (e.g., qualification, specification, control, training, testing, acceptance, etc.) meet M&P requirements.* Knowledge of metallic and nonmetallic materials specifications, properties, and testing.* Preparation and delivery of technical reports during participation in project milestone reviews.* Write M&P documentation as needed, including certifications, process specifications, test plans, etc.* Daily tasks include interfacing with internal and external customers at all levels and working collaboratively in a team environment.* Participation in a collaborative learning environment.* Other duties as required.QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education & Experience* Two to five years in M&P assessments and certification of spaceflight hardware in accordance with NASA requirements* BS. in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related technical disciplineEssential Functions* Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.Requirements* Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.* Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.* Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.Physical Requirements* Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).* Equipment and Machines* Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).Skills* Excellent interpersonal skill* Excellent communication skill, verbal and written* Excellent organizational skills* Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving* Ability to work in a team environment* Self-motivatedCompetencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:* Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values* Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics* Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity* Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods* Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources* Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environmentAxiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Axiom Space, Houston , Materials & Processes Associate Engineer, Engineering , Webster, Texas

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