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SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


Supply Chain is vital to the build of SpaceX's Starlink Satellite constellation. This role will involve supervision of a team of hourly employees operating within SpaceXs materials management organization. The team is responsible for all activities from the point that hardware is deemed acceptable from our quality inspections, to the moment hardware is handed off to the production organization. Our goal is to become a leader in materials management performance with high inventory efficiency/accuracy & industry leading customer service, while maintaining a safe work environment that utilizes the latest in applicable technologies. This supervisor will also be responsible for leading & driving continuous improvement throughout all aspects of their operations.


  • Leadership: Manage an hourly workforce: assess employee performance, provide positive/constructive feedback, facilitate conflict resolution, & address repeat issues with corrective actions, performance improvement plans or through disciplinary means
  • Role Model: Lead by setting an example, taking feedback from all levels of the organization, & motivating your organization to achieve the highest level of results
  • Safety: Monitor & improve operations, ensuring a safe work environment with the goal of zero OSHA recordables annually
  • Quality: Ensure business practices are being followed to not only guarantee the processing of product in a quality manner, but also meet those needs outlined in AS9100 & customer flow-down requirements
  • Inventory management: Manage the incoming acceptance, storing & issuing of a wide variety of parts, details & hardware into inventory
  • Customer Service: Manage operations that provide industry leading levels of customer service in all operations: recognizing the needs of the business & adapting to support our mission
  • Cost: Lead cost saving opportunities, identifying internal/external cost reductions & optimization opportunities
  • Cycle Counting: Ensure cycle counting procedures are routinely followed to meet both our internal & external audit requirements
  • Fleet Management: Assist in the control of a fleet of vehicles, ensuring the necessary preventative maintenance, upkeep & enhancements are made to service the customer
  • Route & Replenishment Management: Develop & maintain the appropriate service routes & material replenishments to deliver material to internal customers at agreed upon service levels
  • Process Improvement: Drive projects & changes that contribute to materials managements ongoing improvement
  • Shelf Life: Ensure procedures are routinely being followed for shelf-life storage & maintain proper rotation of stock, FIFO
  • Environmental Controls: Ensure the appropriate environmental controls are continuously effective, depending on the material requirements of the items being stored within Redmond, WA
  • Mentorship: Actively monitor & grow the workforce, ensuring team members are challenged & performing at the expected standards
  • Adaptability: As SpaceX continues to innovate & pave the way for future development, this supervisor needs to be able to adapt his/her team to the ever-changing needs of the organization.
  • Monitor & approve employee time keeping records


  • Bachelors degree & 2+ years of professional experience in materials management, supply chain, or production/manufacturing; or 4+ years of professional experience materials management, supply chain, or production/manufacturing


  • Completion of a leadership or rotational development program
  • APICS certification CPIM or CSCP
  • Lean/6-Sigma experience
  • Green/Black Belt certifications
  • Ability to operate forklift equipment
  • Excellent communication & team-building skills
  • Organized & self-driven, capable of working independently with little direction
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced /cross-functional environment
  • Experience within an aerospace, aviation, or automotive manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications


  • This role requires working 2nd shift Monday-Friday, approximately 2 PM 12 AM
  • Lifting up to 30 lbs, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing stooping, stretching & carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Position requires long hours & some weekends
  • Ability to work in areas that require using a ladder (20 feet)


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.  

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence & qualifications & will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceXs Affirmative Action Plan for veterans & individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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