Manufacturing Engineer

Orbion Space Technology seeks experienced Manufacturing Engineers to join our exciting and innovative team in Houghton, Michigan.  Leverage your manufacturing experience to make game-changing contributions to Orbion’s production line dedicated to building space propulsion systems.  Previous experience with building flight hardware is preferred.


COMPENSATION/BENEFITS. $75,000 - $120,000 starting annual salary based on your knowledge and experience. In addition to the thrill of making monumental changes to the aerospace industry, employees enjoy a flexible work schedule, health insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick days), contribution matching retirement plan, and employee stock ownership. Relocation assistance available.



  • Work alongside Orbion’s world-class power electronics team to direct and execute manufacturing of the Aurora electric propulsion system components.
  • Define and optimize manufacturing strategies to support Orbion’s automated mass-production activities (currently patent pending).
  • Direct and coordinate multi-disciplinary manufacturing engineering efforts internally at Orbion, externally with Orbion’s strategic partners, and with multiple suppliers to meet Aurora system requirements.
  • Create/execute engineering work instructions and mentor less-experienced engineers.
  • Create and interpret engineering drawings.



We are looking for professionals with keen industry knowledge and experience. Strong candidates for this position possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a directly related degree required; Master’s degree a bonus.
  • 5 years’ experience with manufacturing in aerospace or medical industries.
  • Previous experience with manufacturing aerospace hardware is
  • Knowledge of manufacturing flight systems including establishing processes and tooling for piece-part fabrication, component manufacturing, supplier controls for assembly, cleanliness, inspections, and transportation is preferred.
  • An ability to collaborate in a team setting as well be an active individual contributor.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion (10-15%).


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