Manufacturing Engineer 2

Date: Jun 13, 2024

Location: Pueblo, COLORADO, US, 81001

Company: United Launch Alliance

Requisition ID: 184

Location: ULA - Pueblo 

Relocation: Yes- Relocation may be available 

Travel Requirements: None/Infrequent 


At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.


Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world's most experienced and reliable space launch company! Successfully launching more than 155 consecutive missions with 100% mission success doesn't happen by accident. It's a testament to the commitment and dedication of our team of rocket scientists and support employees combined with the systems and processes we use to pull them together. As a ULA employee, you'll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary. Whether you are in college just launching your career, or, have experience and want to come work with the best rocket team in the world, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world. Our team is excited to meet you!

Job Overview & Responsibilities


The Propulsion Test Facility at United Launch Alliance’s Pueblo, CO location is seeking to add a Manufacturing Engineer to the team. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform CNC programming, requirement verification, and manufacturing reviews for new test and flight hardware designs to be produced by machining, assembly, and pneumatic/cryogenic testing operations.
  • Provide industrial engineering, tooling design, manufacturing plan revision, and anomaly resolution for 2+ dozen propulsion devices currently manufactured on-site.
  • Own manufacturing planning and MBOM creation used for acceptance testing, assembly, machining, and additively manufactured parts.


Required Education



Required Years of Experience

Minimum of 2 years of related work experience


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field from and accredited college or university.
  • Deep understating of CAM programming and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and management tools, quality management methods and systems.
  • Experience with CAD and drawing creation, GD&T interpretation.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity ESPRIT or NX CAM.
  • Familiarity with Siemens TeamCenter.
  • Familiarity with pneumatic or cryogenic systems.
  • Familiarity with high-nickel alloys.

Summary Salary Range (for ULA - Pueblo only):  $76,409.00 - $119,433.00 


Please note that the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon a candidate's experience and qualifications, as well as internal equity, market and business considerations. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus in addition to base pay. 


What makes ULA different?

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.


We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments


Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a "9/80 schedule," meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.


Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.


The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.


Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 22 CFR 120.62 (e.g., U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. See 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).


ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law. 


ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English / Spanish) and Right to Work Poster (English / Spanish).

Nearest Major Market: Pueblo
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado Springs