Associate Manager, Materials & Processes

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Webster, Texas, United States

Full Time

22 days ago

Job description

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home. 


Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Associate Manager, Materials & Processes who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond. 



  • Provide oversight of program-wide Materials and Processes (M&P) functions to support Axiom Space as it evolves through development and into a sustaining flight program 
  • Translate high-level project and system requirements into well-defined deliverable products related to M&P
  • Provide M&P leadership to identify, manage, and support Axiom Space products required for program milestones
  • Coordinate and plan tasks with the M&P group to meet the program development plan and schedule
  • Collaborate with the Office of the Chief Engineer to provide M&P support on a companywide level as necessary
  • Provide mentorship to the M&P group as part of the Office of the Chief Engineer team
  • Establish strong working relationships with Axiom Leadership Team and respective internal/external stakeholders.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science Engineering 
  • 10 years’ experience in Materials & Processes, 5 years in a management position or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with project development, work management, and resource planning
  • Experience with the review or performance of analyses related to materials compatibilityfor aerospace applications
  • Familiarity with NASA Standards, Federal Standards, and various materials standards as applied to analysis, testing, materials, and processes
  • Prior experience with spaceflight development and flight implementation preferred


Essential Functions

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



  • 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.



  • 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-motivated


Competencies: 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 environment



Axiom 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.

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