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1 Rocket Rd
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.



  • Provide detailed in-process inspections on launch vehicle composite components, using detailed drawings, CAD models, and established processes to verify conformance to manufacturing and design requirements.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are complied with for the receiving and storage of composite raw materials.
  • Document production non-conformances in accordance with prescribed procedures and processes as required.
  • Support Quality Management System policies and procedure documentation, assess compliance to company and industry standards, initiate and lead continual improvement and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Support the Material Review Board (MRB) process by documenting and managing non-conformances.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in composite component fabrication OR other manufacturing environment.
  • 2 years of experience with AS 9100, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485, or similar Quality Management System.
  • 2 years of experience reading and interpreting design drawings and CAD models.


  • Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in a technical or engineering field or 5+ years of experience in a Quality, Inspection, or Manufacturing role.
  • A&P license.
  • Strong understanding of composite layup laser alignment and composite ply cutting systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret cure reports vendor supplied conformance certifications.
  • Practical experience with GD&T and skillful use of metrology tools and gauges.
  • Experience with Integration
  • Experience working with, manufacturing enterprise resource systems, electronic databases, and paperless work instructions.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with engineering and production groups.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, and capable of managing priorities and tasks as delegated.
  • Strong understanding of safety programs and OSHA regulations and requirements.
  • Experience with AS 9100, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485, or similar Quality Management System.


  • Must be able to work all shifts, overtime and weekend hours, as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. unassisted.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and able to maneuver in tight spaces.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.