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Hawthorne, CA 90250

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In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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Hawthorne, CA, US


SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018


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.




Coordinate and steer the collective efforts of all logistics technicians

Effectively provide daily operational management of a team of up to 12+

Manage shipping requests, distribute tasks and provide support to both internal Hawthorne and launch site / test facility demands

Utilize master production targets to coordinate resources ensuring teams and transport hardware/equipment are available and are in ship-ready condition

Interface with area leadership and prioritize work based on production schedule and organizational goals

Schedule risk identification and mitigation

Coordinate support organization efforts to minimize production interruptions

Ensure shipping quality and conformance to specifications

Improve area safety and efficiency through regular auditing and continuous improvement

Establish and analyze area metrics for trend extrapolation to drive the following:

Personnel training and development

Development and implementation of efficiency improvement projects

Optimization of shipping procedures and quality

Root cause analysis and the implementation of corresponding corrective action plans

Reduction of downtime for personnel

Lead efforts to transition product from final integration to test and launch facilities

Review work-orders(ops) and technical data to provide constructive feedback to engineering/design community



High school diploma or GED

3 years of experience in a transportation or general logistics environment

2 years of formal leadership experience

2 years of experience monitoring, tracking and continually improving total transportation costs



Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, business, or supply chain

1 year of experience working with DOT/CFR regulations and development

1 year of experience reading and interpreting controlled documentation and processes such as: fixture diagrams, hardware drawings, mechanical drawings, work-order procedures / work instructions, schematics, engineering drawings, and parts lists

7 years in a general logistics environment

5 years of formal leadership experience

2 years of experience working with DOT/CFR regulations and development

Familiar with rigging operations

Exceptional knowledge and certification in HAZMAT regulation

Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment with flight quality hardware

Ability to adapt to constant changing work assignments and a fast-paced work environment

Experience with computers, the ability to use MS Office, shop floor management software (ERP) and related programs



Position may require long hours and weekend work

Must be willing to travel 30% of the time

Must be able to travel for short and extended trips as needed

Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted; stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces are generally required to perform the functions of this position

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