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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


As a space suit sewer at SpaceX, you will contribute to history by creating space suits for our future missions. You will create space suits that are designed with three main goals: to be comfortable, functional and have an innovative design.


  • Work with the space suit team to develop apparel and accessories
  • Sew space suits from cut pieces to completion on industrial sewing machines
  • Maintain and adjust machine settings for optimal sewing quality


  • At least 5 years of tailoring experience
  • Prior work in an industrial apparel manufacturing firm, theatre or costume shop


  • Formal training in apparel patternmaking or fashion design from an accredited college, university or trade school in which college credit, a certification or BFA/BA/AA in fashion design was issued
  • Experience working with technical fabrics and various types of bonding methodologies
  • Experience in seam sealing using an industrial hot air sealing machine
  • Experience in flight suit manufacturing


  • Able to stand for extended periods and work with a variety of chemicals
  • Able to bend, kneel, balance, climb, stoop and crouch on a regular basis to adjust settings on machinery and move materials and tools as needed
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed

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