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Mechanical Engineer

locationNatick, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will support our Electrothermal Engineering team in a mixed Design and production environment to deliver premier space flight projects. You will get to create and manage flight-critical hardware designs from initial concept to production. You will have prior experience in a complex manufacturing environment. We work in a highly collaborative environment but also look for creative solutions as we work together on exciting new technology.


Busek researches, develops, and produces technologies for challenging space missions for small spacecraft in low-earth orbit, large geostationary satellites, and CubeSats and probes going to the moon and beyond. Our talented staff have collective expertise spanning in-space propulsion, space-borne sensors, materials science, manufacturing, and high-fidelity electronic design. Busek’s accomplishments include: the first US Hall Effect Thruster in space, the first Micro-PPT Thrusters, and the first flight Electrospray Thrusters. Our present efforts span high-volume and low-volume production of high-reliable in-space propulsion components and systems as well as development of novel processes and technologies.

Day to day activities:

  • Design flight-critical hardware for space propulsion systems
  • Present and defend design choices and trade-offs to meet mission and/or project requirements
  • Collaborate with other engineers, researchers, and manufacturers
  • Communicate with outside vendors for part fabrication
  • Create high-quality engineering drawings
  • Produce and maintain essential documentation

Desired skills:

  • B.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Hands-on experience in fabrication, assembly or testing
  • Experience with Solidworks
  • Experience with Solidworks PDM or other revision control system
  • Working knowledge of ASME Y14.5
  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Experience in manufacturing for aerospace including key processes such as precision welding, brazing, plating, heat treating or finishing
  • Experience with Matlab
  • FEA experience (Ansys Mechanical preferred)

Additional Information:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

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