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SpaceX // design, manufacture & launch of advanced rockets & spacecraft
 
Product, Full Time    Redmond, WA, United States    Posted: Monday, August 02, 2021
 
   
 
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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.

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, LASER COMMUNICATION (STARLINK) 2ND SHIFT

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate & schedule production technicians.
  • Enforce schedules, production processes, safety, & area standards
  • Interface with area leadership & prioritize work based on production schedule & organizational goals
  • Drive continuous improvement & risk reduction in your area
  • Ensure product quality & conformance to specifications & coordinate the disposition of non-conforming product. Aid in investigations & root-cause analysis of any non-conformances
  • Establish & analyze area metrics for trend extrapolation to drive the following:
    • Personnel training & development
    • Development & implementation of efficiency improvement projects
    • Optimization of product flow through the factory
    • Root cause analysis & the implementation of corresponding corrective action plans
    • Identification & elimination of defects within the area value stream
    • Reduction of downtime for product & personnel
  • Lead efforts to transition product from engineering development to full rate production
  • Review plans & technical data packages for manufacturability; provide constructive feedback to engineering/design community
  • Hands-on mechanical/electrical assembly of satellite components & integration of vehicle assembly when required

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree & 5+ years of experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment or 10+ years of experience in  an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership position

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Lean manufacturing training & experience
  • Experience monitoring, tracking & continually improving total cost equation
  • Experience with applying lean manufacturing principles, efficiency methods
  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret controlled documentation & processes such as: cable harnesses, wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, GD&T, assembly procedures/work instructions, schematics, engineering drawings, & parts lists
  • Familiarity with design for manufacturability, kaizen, lean manufacturing, six sigma, & failure mode effects analysis
  • Harness, electro-mechanical assembly & prototype development experience
  • Experience preferred in fast-paced production environment with flight quality hardware
  • Six Sigma certification
  • Able to adapt to constant changing work assignments & fast-paced work environment
  • Proficient with computers, the ability to use MS Office, shop floor management software (ERP) & related programs

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to work extended hours & weekends as needed.
  • Standing for long periods of time, climbing up & down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, & stretching may be required to perform the functions of this position.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. unassisted

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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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