Heat Treat Technician (R38581)

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Huntsville, AL, United States

Full Time

2 months ago

Job description

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!  

  • This role is part of Blue Origin Operations, which is comprised of Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, and Security. This includes Manufacturing and Supply Chain support across all Blue Origin facilities.


    Provides tactical and technical support to Engineering/Production/Manufacturing by resolving production issues, preparing systems, equipment, materials, and components for use at different stages during the production process. Sets up, tests, and calibrates machinery, sets up and conducts tasks, and performs quality assurance according to engineering guidelines. Processes raw materials for use in production and performs quality control checks to ensure that established standards are met. Tests for functionality and adherence to established tolerances, and makes adjustments or repairs as needed.  Provides status, maintains records and documentation.


    Special Mentions

    • Relocation provided.
    • Shift available:
      • (Second Shift) 5:30 pm – 3:30 am
      • (Weekend Day Shift) 5:00 am – 5:30 pm

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Assisting with specification, procurement, and installation of equipment
    • Operation and maintenance of vacuum furnaces, sub-systems, and ancillary equipment
    • Assisting with process documentation and controls
    • Performance of Pyrometric testing and certification of vacuum furnace equipment.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 years of aerospace vacuum thermal processing experience.
    • 2 years technical college – or a minimum of 5 years on the job training working with vacuum heat-treating furnaces.
    • Must understand vacuum system fundamentals and operation.
    • Experience thermally processing aerospace materials such as stainless steel, copper, nickel and cobalt alloys, and titanium wrought alloys, casting, and additive manufacturing.
    • Familiar with pre and post process testing such as hardness testing.
    • Familiar with performing vacuum furnace preventative maintenance.
    • Strong written and personal computer skills.
    • Safety committed & conscientiousness.
    • Background/ familiarity with Calibration and pyrometry (AMS 2750 & AMS 2769).
    • Physically able to climb ladders and stairs and lift and carry 50 lbs. for limited durations.
    • Overhead crane and rigging experience.
    • Ability to support other shifts as vital.
    • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ of aerospace vacuum thermal processing experience
    • Experience performing post process testing such as hardness.
    • Experience working with Ipsen vacuum furnace.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.



Benefits include:  Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off:  Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.


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