Manufacturing Engineer I

Job Description

All Orbits, All Planets – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

Want to build rockets on the Gold Coast? We’re recruiting 3x Manufacturing Engineer graduates to work on our rockets.


Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1


How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Prepare engineering documentation necessary for the transition from development to production including manufacturing processes, standards, assembly procedures, test procedures, standard operating procedures, bills of materials, suitable alternate parts lists and mechanical drawings
  • Perform structured root cause analysis of in-process failures
  • Resolving technical issues and actively providing constructive technical feedback and recommendations to ensure robust, manufacturable products.
  • Manufacturing tooling design and validation
  • Process mapping and capturing current ways of work; highlighting and implementing improvement projects.
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering team with implementation of new processes and
  • Other duties as requested by Management


Skills and Experience:

Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or closely related areas.
  • Proficiency with common industry CAD packages (SolidWorks, OnShape, Inventor )
  • Ability to read and generate engineering
  • NV1 Security Clearance eligible preferred


Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!

  • Internships or placements within a highly regulated manufacturing industry (Aerospace, Medical etc.) will be highly regarded.
  • Ability to work well in an integrated team including daily interactions with technicians, engineers, and managers.
  • Creative problem solver that can bring multiple disciplines.
  • Self-motivated with    strong    multi-tasking, organizational, communication and documentation skills.


How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider (

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.