Lead Machine Maintenance Technician
Posted on 10/25/2022

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
Company Overview
SpaceX's mission is to make humanity multiplanetary. The company is working on a next generation of fully reusable launch vehicles that will be the most powerful ever built, capable of carrying humans to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.
Redmond, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of industry experience leading teams, projects, and people
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • Analytic thinker that gets to the root of problems and comes up with permanent solutions to remedy issues
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to demonstrate a high sense of urgency
  • Ability to rapidly change priorities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills
  • Experience w/ maintaining hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems
  • Experience w/ operating & troubleshooting manufacturing equipment
  • Understanding of machining processes within a maintenance and application perspective
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook), Smartsheet, Jira and other organizational software
  • Ability to work at elevated heights occasionally (scissor lifts and articulated boom lifts)
  • Physical effort including standing, lifting, and carrying equipment up to 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments as needed
  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • Willing to travel for short trips as needed, up to 10% travel
  • 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
  • Oversee the planning, scheduling and execution of corrective and preventative maintenance issues on time
  • Assess work priorities and optimize the allocation of skilled technicians across multiple urgent repairs, PMs and projects
  • Provide practical and technical insight to production, maintenance, and engineering teams to improve upon operation, application, and preventative maintenance practices
  • Work with and coordinate OEM support teams, providing internal and external feedback regarding the quality of service delivered
  • Mentor and guide technicians, develop team skill sets to adapt to dynamic company goals and evolving machinery and operations
  • Use machine failure findings as feedback to engineering teams for improved preventative maintenance and/or improved machine selection and use
  • Work with shop management to cross-train machine operators to perform basic maintenance and machine recovery