Production Coordinator
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Astra

201-500 employees

Satellite delivery & rocket launch services
Company Overview
Astra’s mission is to Improve Life on Earth from Space® by creating a healthier and more connected plane. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world, and one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™.
Food & Agriculture

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$578.4M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

-5%

2 year growth

-5%
Locations
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • 3+ years of coordinating and scheduling in a production environment
  • Experience using MRP and ERP systems
  • Experience using and navigating CAD/PLM systems
  • Understand how to work with a manufacturing bill of materials
  • Ability to navigate spreadsheets and manage Gantt chart schedules
  • Ability to understand and drive critical key performance metrics
  • Excellent communicator with a desire to take on a broad range of priorities
  • Exceptional attention to detail coupled with a sense of urgency
  • Strong critical-thinking skills combined with a propensity toward innovation
Responsibilities
  • Plan and monitor production materials to ensure efficient operation runtime
  • Actively monitor inventory levels and forecast production requirements to eliminate production shortages
  • Investigate production control problems and lead project teams to implement solutions
  • Develop process flow diagrams to highlight inefficiencies in build throughput and work with Production Manager to redefine workflow through the factory
  • Execute production build schedule through accurate and timely creation of Manufacturing Orders that reflect the Rocket Bill of Materials
  • Manage the Build Schedule and communicate schedule risks to the Production Manager
  • Communicate status of tasks with the team frequently in order to highlight blockers or issues affecting scheduled delivery dates
  • Troubleshoot build blockers and recruit support from other departments to help resolve issues blocking production
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to constant changing work assignments in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience working with complex hardware products
  • Working with inventory levels and forecast production highly desired