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Lab and Facilities Manager

THE COMPANY

We are SpaceRyde; building Canada’s first rocket to launch small satellites! Pioneering an industry is not an easy task, but with our combination of experienced founders, high-profile investors and bright team, we have achieved many firsts. We have doubled our staff every year, and will reach space in 2022; so come join us if you’d like to work on the edge of innovation and creativity.

THe ROLE

You will be in charge of managing and maintaining SpaceRyde’s development facilities. You will work with both the engineering team and the operations team to ensure continued readiness of SpaceRyde’s facilities for design, development, manufacturing and testing of the company’s launch vehicle. You will be challenged daily and will need to adapt quickly to achieve tight project deadlines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handling the day-to-day operations of the office, kitchen, and lab.

  • Order, organize and distribute office supplies and maintain inventory.

  • Establish office procedures and policies, and ensure compliance.

  • Receive and distribute incoming mails and parcels to different teams.

  • Prepare financial files and invoices for bookkeeping purposes.

  • File physical and electronic copies of invoices and other documents.

  • Pick up and drop off parts from local suppliers.

  • Arrange accommodation, travel and equipment for off-site work.

  • Assist in developing and coordinating company events to boost team morale.

  • Provide support for various teams as necessary, to meet our goals.

  • Manage the workshop; maintaining tools and equipment as well as ordering, receiving, checking, and organizing hardware.
  • Coordinate and plan propulsion test facility maintenance, ensuring systems are fully-functional when they are needed.
  • Support the design, analysis, manufacturing, and testing of mechanical components for launch and ground system hardware.
  • Work with other subsystems specialists to integrate components into the overall launch vehicle.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace or Mechanical engineering.
  • 3+ years of relevant hands-on experience.
  • Familiar with basic tool use, and have hands-on manufacturing/fabrication experience.
  • Experience with design for assembly and design for manufacturing.
  • Solid knowledge of CAD, experience in SolidWorks or other design software.
  • Ability to self-motivate, work independently, and proactively ask questions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute tasks under pressure in an Agile development environment while working with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work in-person. This position is not remote.
  • Valid driver's license and eligible to drive in Ontario.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top university.

  • 1+ year experience of general administrative work.

  • Valid G driver’s license.

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve effectively while maintaining strong attention to details.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills (or Google’s GSuite).

  • Excellent communicator; comfortable liaising with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic schedules, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

BONUS SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience programming and operating 3+ axis CNC machines.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top university.

  • 1+ year experience of general administrative work.

  • Valid G driver’s license.

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve effectively while maintaining strong attention to details.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills (or Google’s GSuite).

  • Excellent communicator; comfortable liaising with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic schedules, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

To apply, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@spaceryde.com