Manufacturing Engineer - (ADV0000C3)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG
  • Nov 26, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


Are you passionate about human space exploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a dynamic and diverse team to make a difference?  If you are, we need you! 



We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe.  We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world.  We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration.  Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.


We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of every human spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration.  From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway. 


We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of the origins of our solar system.


We need you to be a part of our team!



We are currently in need of a Manufacturing Engineer  to join our team with Aerodyne Industries, JETS teammate company . Do you have the following skills?




The candidate selected for this role will:

  • Provide expertise and experience in manufacturing engineering to lead and drive innovations throughout the manufacturing facility, enhancing manufacturing technical operations.
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support for Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Best Practices and facility process capabilities.
  • Add Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances (GD&T) to drawings per ASME Y14.5.
  • Operational experience with Additive Manufacturing machines including the Stratasys Fortus 400MC, Objet machines and preprocessing software.
  • Experience in the post processing of 3D printed parts where clean up and some hand work is required.
  • Coordinate manufacturing efforts from early design through manufacturing and assembly.
  • Carry out assignments in 3D printing of non-metallic parts and assemblies
  • Maintain a neat, orderly and safe work area.
  • Identify long lead materials and fasteners and assist in procurement to preserve project schedules.
  • Estimate manufacturing/shop processing times for a variety of parts and assemblies for planning and scheduling purposes.
  • Assist in materials and hardware procurement process.
  • Clarify customer requests and coordinate the input of project requirements into Manufacturing.
  • Coordinate manufacturing activities with shop floor and outside vendors.
  • Monitor progress of Customer requests through Manufacturing.
  • Communicate with Project Engineers on drawing updates/redlines and corrections.
  • Develop assembly procedures and processes, including alternative assembly methods.
  • Identify hardware and special tooling requirements for assembly operations.
  • Promote and practice Safety in the Manufacturing Organization maintaining awareness of and implementing all applicable safety procedures.
  • Perform other duties as required.





Requisition Qualifications:


This position has been posted at multiple levels.  Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with emphasis in CNC, lathes, mills, and sheet metal fabrication.

  • Experience with aerospace metals manufacturing including aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, Hastelloy, and Inconel.

  • Strong computer skills and experience in utilizing software tools such as Creo (version 5 preferred), Microsoft Word and
    Excel, Office, Outlook, and Project.

  • Able to make independent, technical and tactical decisions with a high attentiveness to detail.

Requisition Preferences:
  • 5-10 years' experience in a manufacturing environment with emphasis in CNC, lathes, mills, and sheet metal fabrication.
  • Experience in operating 3D printers (Markforged x & and metal x a definite plus).
  • Experience with repairing stl files using Magics or NetFabb (desirable, but not mandatory).
  • Interest in operating metal additive manufacturing machines, such as the Laser Engineered Net Shape (LENS) system
  • Experience with machining, sheet metal fabrication, welding, and composites manufacturing.
  • Experience in Aerospace, Defense or Automotive manufacturing environment.
  • A familiarity with the NASA/JSC hardware development and Engineering Life Cycle processes.
  • A working knowledge of the NASA/JSC drawing system JSC 8500.4, the Engineering Drawing Control Center (EDCC) and Design and Data Management System (DDMS).
  • Familiarity of quality procedures and documentation for Class 1 Flight Hardware, including material test reports, certificates of compliance, and heat treat and other quality records.
  • Experience in operating standard hand tools, power tools, shop equipment, and measuring instruments, including, but not limited to:
    • Drill Press
    • Saws
    • Sanders and grinders
    • Micrometers and Calipers
  • Experience with metal coatings and platings. 
 Why Work for Jacobs? 

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do!  Come join our team and be part of our future.  We look forward to seeing you!


See What We Do 

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview
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In addition to exciting career opportunities we also have: 

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Much, much more! 

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit  

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.
Essential Functions

Work Environment
Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task. 


Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5% of time). 


Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.). 


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required. 


Other Essential Functions
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.


 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Posting

: Nov 18, 2020, 5:16:56 AM


: Aerospace



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

2224 Bay Area Boulevard 
 Houston 77058
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities