Operations Engineer
Supply Chain Technology
Posted on 11/23/2022

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.
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Operations & Logistics
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and/or inventory management
  • Master's degree in engineering or supply chain
  • Proficiency with statistics, data analysis, cost/benefit analysis, and visualization
  • Experience with CAD software, Power BI, Tableau, SQL, Excel, and discrete event modeling tools
  • Experience with inventory, production, and capacity planning (including MRP/ERP systems)
  • Experience as an industrial, operations, process or manufacturing engineer in a developmental manufacturing environment
  • Experience with lean, six sigma, and related production principles
  • Experience as a contributor to multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high stress environments
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed to meet major milestones
  • Must be able to travel - up to 25% work week travel
  • This position is based in Hawthorne, CA and requires being onsite - remote work not considered
  • 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
  • Build relationships with cross-functional groups to identify, prioritize, and lead challenging projects to completion; take ownership for the success and sustainability of actions
  • Pull and transform data to understand and communicate current activities, and build a business case for improvement efforts
  • Develop existing and future state process flows
  • Contribute to a systems roadmap and work with the software team to develop requirements for any necessary enterprise system changes
  • Present ideas, project details, and status to business leadership
  • Develop policies, standards, processes, and documentation as necessary to ensure continued success and transferability after project completion