Process Engineer

Lafayette, CO
Full Time
Ursa Major’s team moves fast and does a lot with little. We are looking for a skilled, fast learning individual who can help build our operations team and internal processes. A manufacturing engineer at Ursa Major carries a lot of varying responsibilities ranging from hardware dispositions to process development to purchasing and installing capital equipment.

This role will report into the Operations team of Ursa Major. He/she will work directly with technicians and engineers and will grow to own more of the operations within in the company.


    • Maintain configuration of work instructions and build sequences for our engine products. This includes sub-assemblies and main engine assembly.
    • Author, edit and improve existing and new work instruction templates for our products.
    • Develop customer facing documentation for our products.
    • Own full engine assembly instructions and processes (you will be delivering the engine to the test team for testing).
    • Implement continuous improvement projects at the company and manage large manufacturing projects.
    • Help scale up existing products while making room for new products as we grow our family of rocket engines.
    • Author quality documents to implement more reliability into the business.
    • Create standards for engineers to follow when developing new products.
    • Create training programs for technicians and engineers.
    • Fill in the gaps - make the process work!


    • Bachelor and/or Master’s in engineering and/or a technical field.
    • 5+ years experience (may waive if relevant experience in school is adequate).
    • Hands on experience with hardware.
    • Worked through continuous improvement program or relevant experience.
    • Experience within an ERP environment.
    • Extensive Excel work.
    • A general desire to improve all things around you.