Dragon Spacecraft Supervisor SpaceX
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Dragon Spacecraft Supervisor
Manufacturing and Production Operations | Hawthorne, CA, United States
SpaceX is a US based space technology company founded by its residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk, the former co-founder of PayPal. The company's goal is to renew a sense of excellence in the space industry by disrupting the current paradigm of complacency and replacing it with innovation and commercialized price points; laying the foundation for a truly space-faring human civilization.
SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up; including electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engines. In-house development includes nearly all flight critical custom components amounting to approximately 85% of our vehicles both by mass and by value. Our development and production efforts represent some of the most dynamic and challenging technology problems seen in any organization.
Our success is driven by a wide variety of engineering perspectives and openness to all great ideas. We pride ourselves on being a meritocracy where employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions, instead of title or tenure. We are actively seeking the best and brightest minds from all industries to continue to build our world class team.
Our employees thrive in a fast-paced engineering ecosystem focused on innovation and high levels of personal responsibility. At SpaceX we cut through the noise and believe in the essentials of hardcore engineering.
We build it, test it, and fly it.
Production â€" One of the most critical needs we now have at SpaceX is for Production staff. With two vehicles flight proven, we have a $3 billion backlog of sold flights. The next critical phase is proving our ability to build rockets and spacecraft with increasing speed while maintaining quality in order to meet the markets high demand. We are looking to add production staff throughout the company.
- Manage final assembly, integration, and checkout of the Dragon Spacecraft.
- Manage a team integrating subassemblies from structures, propulsion, and avionics groups, powering up and checking out all spacecraft systems, and delivering a final product to launch sites.
- Manage shop floor activity, including daily schedules and workflow.
- Resolve nonconformance issues.
- Lead and manage a staff of 20+ integration/structures technicians
- Review work instructions and making change recommendations when needed
- Meeting tight production schedules
- Responsible for staffing and vetting the appropriate skillset needed
- Assessing and reviewing current staff
- Monitor material costs and cost savings
- Identifying and set-up of training programs
- Monitor labor hours and overtime, and implement improvement plans and time management with staff
- B.S. in an engineering field or equivalent experience required
- Minimum of 10 years in final assembly and production, in aviation, aerospace, or systems with comparable complexity and high reliability.
- Minimum of 2 years in management required
- Experience with applying lean manufacturing principles, efficiency methods required.
SpaceX offers one of the best environments in the world for employees to learn, build real working systems and tackle exciting challenges every day. We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, stock options, medical/dental insurance and free gym memberships. By joining the SpaceX team, you are not just a part of history, you are making it.
- Experience bringing teams and processes from development to production desirable.
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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.
Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.
<< Back to Current Openings
||multiple, multiple |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED