Manufacturing Engineer Industrialization to Beyond Gravity, Linköping

2 maj, 2022
Beyond Gravity is the first startup to combine agility, speed, and innovation with decades of experience and proven quality. At Beyond Gravity space is a part of the daily work and they develop and manufacture products for satellites and launch vehicles with the goal of advancing humankind and enabling the exploration of the world and beyond. Beyond Gravity is the preferred supplier of structures for all types of launch vehicles and a leader in selected satellite products and constellations in the New Space sector. We are expanding and looking for a Manufacturing Engineer colleague to join our team!

About the company

At our site in Linköping, about 160 people work with the development and manufacture of advanced equipment for use in space. Our main products are adapter and separation systems where we are the world leader. With 90 % of the commercial market, we supply all major launch service providers in the world with equipment for launching satellites of all sizes. The space industry is currently undergoing an exciting change where the traditional space industry is being challenged by “New Space”. This includes new technologies and solutions, and it’s becoming increasingly important to be able to handle many different types of customers, suppliers, and products. To help us navigate in this changing market we are looking for new colleagues who wants to play a central part in shaping our future!

Job description

Manufacturing Engineering (ME) are located within our Operations department, that consists of approximately 60 people working together both internally and cross functional. Within Operations we are responsible for Manufacturing Engineering, Production, Production Planning & Support, and Logistics & Facility. The ME team is responsible for production support with the vision to drive world class Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery performance into the business. The ME team is growing and today we are eight employees in the team.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Provide daily support to manufacturing operations and related support teams in order to assure technically correct manufacturing and product flow
  • Define the details of manufacturing for composite structures and optimize existing processes utilizing lean manufacturing principles, based on the basics defined by M&P and System Engineering
  • Assure VSM methods are applied, DfM and DtC activities are executed, organize that suitable tooling and equipment is available as needed
  • Work cross-functionally with operations, quality, design engineering, and other teams to define manufacturing work instructions, equipment, tools, materials, and training
  • Utilize project management techniques / tools to meet cost, technical, and schedule requirements
  • Play key role in the non-conformance process and secure measures for root cause analyses, corrective and preventive measures
  • Support continuous improvements in all concerned manufacturing processes to deliver in line with customer quality, cost, and demand requirements
  • Establish and provide the necessary documentation for strategic operations programs as well as for customer programs, support and participate in project reviews as necessary
  • Support the evaluation of infrastructure and equipment investments, establish technical and business case documentation and take leading role in their implementation through procurement, installation, verification/validation until transition into daily operation
  • Proactively support and coach the production technicians through frontline support utilizing an integrated project team approach; provide training material (both software and hardware) as needed
  • Establish standard work practices across manufacturing and eliminate waste to increase productivity
  • Develop and verify new jigs, tooling, equipment, parts, and processes to meet requirements

You will work closely with your colleagues in operations, design, manufacturing engineering, but also broadly across the company linked to ongoing projects. We also collaborate with other sites in Europe and the US.


  • B.Sc. degree in a related engineering field
  • 5+ years of Manufacturing Engineering work experience in an industrial setting
  • CNC background/experience
  • Knowledge of quality and safety standards, including AS9100 and OSHA or similar
  • Experience with composite, metallic, and non-metallic materials
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma knowledge/experience; experience with ERP systems (preferably IFS), MS Office

We believe that you are a solution driven and communicative person willing to make a difference as well as you are customer oriented. You have good organizational skills and a high stress resistance and perseverance. Furthermore, you are co-operative performer who puts success of the team first

It is meritorious, but not a requirement, if you have Space or Aerospace experience, production line leadership experience, experience with MES/CAD will be an advantage but not a requirement.

What we offer:

Here you will get the opportunity to be a part of a growing high technology company with career opportunities within the site or internationally. You will be a part of an engaged team with the ambition to innovate space! In Linköping we have a down to earth family culture, experienced and competent personnel, and diverse management team regarding gender.

Application process:

In this recruitment Configura collaborates with Tech Talents. We apply continuous selection which means we might close the process before the set ending date.

If you have any questions regarding the position or the recruitment process, please contact Alexandra Karlsson at or 073-053 42 78.

Företag: Beyond Gravity

Plats: Linköping

Sista ansökningsdatum: 2022-06-06

Kontaktperson: Alexandra Karlsson
0730 - 53 42 78