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Aerospace Engineer


About the Role

We are hiring for Aerospace Engineer. As a proprietary machine engineer, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge, experience, and creativity to develop hardware at the cutting edge of space technology. You will work on the engines that will ultimately extend humanity's reach beyond the earth and moon. In this role, you will be the engineer responsible for the rapid manufacture and integration of parts, processes, and assemblies used on our next generation vehicles, providing input to both design/development and production.

Aerospace Engineer Responsibilities:

- Own parts, processes, and assemblies within proprietary machine thrust chamber and nozzle extension manufacturing
- Work closely with design/development engineers and fabrications shops (internal and external) to build and assemble parts
- Develop manufacturing and test processes and procedures, including layouts of production facilities
- Ensure that all parts are fabricated or purchased at the correct rate to facilitate the proprietary machine build schedule
- Own or participate in tool design and development
- Resolve nonconformance and manufacturing discrepancies, interfacing with cross-functional teams
- Manage the transition of prototype parts from development to production
- Drive continual improvements for future builds and designs
- Identify, coordinate, and drive design changes related to department priorities such as simplification, reliability, and performance
- Knowledge and ability to work within and perform simulations with a team

Basic Qualification:

- Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
- 1+ years of hands-on fabrication, assembly, testing, and/or project management experience via internships, labs, clubs, extracurricular activities, or professional industry experience

Preferred Skills and Experience:

- Ability to work well in an integrated and collaborative team environment including daily interactions with technicians, engineers, and managers
- Experience with manufacturing techniques, processes, and equipment such as machining, welding, forming, tube bending, structural assembly, etc.
- Understanding of test methods/setups and data acquisition systems
- Experience generating, reading, and interpreting engineering drawings
- Experience with Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
- Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
- Self-motivated and well-organized with keen attention to detail and drive for continuous improvement in all aspects of work
- Locals Applicants Preferred

About the Company

Kronos is an American Fusion Energy Company, building the revolutionary S.M.A.R.T. 40 Fusion Energy Generator (Superconducting, Minimum-Aspect-Ratio Torus) technology. From algorithms to simulation to commercialization, Kronos Fusion Energy is taking a synchronized approach to the commercialization of fusion energy generation by bringing together research and engineering efforts across government agencies, academic institutions, and private industry.

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