Spacex

  • Redmond, WA, United States
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. BUILD RELIABILITY ENGINEER  (FALCON INTEGRATION) The Build Reliability organization at SpaceX is an inter-disciplinary team that ensures the reliability of flight components and production assemblies. Your breadth of exposure as a Build Reliability Engineer will be immense as you partner with every other core group at SpaceX, guiding the hardware from cradle to grave. You use data-driven decision making to actively represent quality objectives in design and development teams and to drive improvements in reliability on the manufacturing floor. You have the ability to dive deep on the details to identify and solve difficult technical problems, but you can also utilize a system level approach to prioritize issues for the vehicle as a whole. You thrive in a hands-on environment and will spend time in the office, on the factory floor, and in the lab to execute on the mission to make humankind a multi-planetary.  RESPONSIBILITIES:  Partner with vehicle engineering and production teams during all development phases to analyze and create reliability plans for vehicle programs including identification of key characteristics, prototype testing for manufacturability, first article and detailed inspection planning, evaluation of previous non-conformance and lessons learned, and other manufacturing and quality tools as required Lead, facilitate, and participate in root cause investigations in product manufacturing work centers Lead the development of test plans/processes and partner with inspectors to ensure quality goals are met in a timely manner Lead first build reviews to ensure transparency of design intent, design requirements, design and manufacturing risks, and manufacturability of design Lead containment of all suspect product including but not limited to providing guidance to quality inspectors, technicians, and shop supervisors to assist in quarantining of all suspect product Design and develop inspection plans as required for process or design changes, ensure inspection/test criteria are objective with clear pass/fail criteria, and assess new processes for safety and product risks BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or engineering physics 2+ years of experience in a quality, manufacturing, or design engineering role (student project team or internship experience applicable) PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:  Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or engineering physics Demonstrated application of process controls in high volume manufacturing, test, and quality processes Experience with fluid systems or structures, knowledge of weld processes, or vehicle integration of any kind Knowledge of quality tools such as Lean principles, Six Sigma, root cause analysis and corrective action, advanced product quality planning (APQP), metrology, process failure mode and effects analysis (PFMEA), control plans, and various problem solving approaches Dedicated to adopting a Lean approach to quality without compromising safety or reliability ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and offsite as needed. Some travel may be required. ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Redmond, WA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. SOFTWARE ENGINEER (STARLINK NETWORK) Want to build the next era of the Internet? Do you enjoy implementing network protocols? Are you excited about building innovative core network technologies used by people around the world to access the Internet? This position entails creating software that is used to design, develop, launch and operate a low latency, high capacity broadband network. You will engage with other SpaceX engineers to discover the needs of the missions and code highly reliable software which turns the mission into reality. You will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the software you create, including development, testing, and support. The success of SpaceX’s satellite internet business depends on the quality of the software that you and your team produce. That includes reliability, fault tolerance, throughput, security and user experience. RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop highly reliable and available software systems for our low latency, high capacity satellite-based global software defined network Design and implement highly available, fault-tolerant network that operates for long periods of time with minimal maintenance at scale Participate in architecture, design, and code reviews Develop prototypes to prove out key design concepts and quantify technical constraints Write high quality Linux based software for common processors (e.g. ARM, PowerPC, x86, etc.) BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or science discipline OR 2+ years of experience in software development Development experience in C++ Experience with modern networking protocols, their application and traffic types: TCP/IPv4/IPv6, gaming, voice, video, broadcast, streaming, etc PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Experience in C++ for high performance systems Developed, debugged and deployed software that has been used in real world applications/projects Experience with security issues associated with distributed systems and large-scale consumer internet services Thorough knowledge of systems, software development, networks, electronics, math and physics Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization and unit testing Creative approach to problem solving, exceptional analytical skills and engineering fundamentals Excellent communication skills both written and verbal ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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. SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. Software Engineer ( Starlink User Terminals ) As a software engineer on the Starlink User Terminals team, you will be creating software that is used to design, develop, launch and operate SpaceX’s satellite-based internet connectivity systems.  The user terminals are essential in connecting customers to the internet via our satellite constellation. You will engage with other SpaceX engineers to discover the needs of the mission and write highly reliable software that turns the mission into a reality. You will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the software you create, from development to testing to operation during a mission. Responsibilities: Develop highly reliable and available software systems Board bring-up of next-generation avionics computers Develop prototypes to prove out key design concepts and quantify technical constraints Own all aspects of software development, including design, testing, and mission integration Write high quality structured bare metal and Linux-based software for embedded processors (e.g. ARM, PowerPC, x86, etc.) Develop solutions to bridge the gap between OS platform software, flight software, antenna software, and modem software Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or science discipline OR 2+ years of experience in software development without a degree Development experience in C++ Preferred Skills and Experience: Strong software design and development skills Experience developing software for RF communications systems such as phased arrays, antennas, and wireless networking Knowledge of digital communication systems, single and multi-carrier techniques and modulation types such as QPSK, APSK and QAM Understanding of RF concepts such as AGC, noise figure, power amplifier, phase noise, PLL, oscillators/mixers Experience in systems-level C (Linux kernel, device drivers) Have shipped embedded software in high volume products or real-time products that require high reliability and fault tolerance Thorough knowledge of systems, computer architecture, software development, networks, and electronics Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization and unit testing Effectively worked as a team member and in large code bases Creative approach to problem solving and exceptional analytical skills Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements Ability to work independently and in a team, take initiative, and communicate effectively Additional Requirements: Willing to work extended hours and weekends when needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Remote - Los Angeles, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. AVIONICS SOURCE INSPECTOR - REMOTE - SoCal (Thousand Oaks Area OR Orange County Area) RESPONSIBILITIES: Travel up to 95% of the time to perform visual and dimensional inspections on manufactured parts, assemblies, and/or sub-assemblies at supplier sites Perform precision inspection verifications on mechanical parts, components, assemblies and materials. May include but is not limited to purchased parts, in-process and final assemblies, and materials for workmanship and conformance to specifications/drawings Perform documentation review and verification of certifications, specifications, and conformance to design and specification requirements Inspect flight hardware at the supplier according to engineering drawings, purchase order(s), industry standards, and SpaceX specifications Perform the inspection on mechanical parts, components, assemblies and materials. May include but is not limited to purchased parts, in-process and final assemblies, and materials for workmanship and conformance to specifications / drawings Ensure that all parts meet SpaceX specifications and standards or that any non-conformance is documented at the supplier Support the development of inspection plans at suppliers Support supplier corrective action process, including verifying corrective action implementation BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED Experience with receiving inspection, dimensional inspection, and coordinate measuring machine (CMM) inspection using PCDMIS programming language PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Experience reading and interpreting design drawings and computer-aided design (CAD) models Experience inspecting solder, crimping, conformal coating, staking, and surface mounted devices accordance with  and/or IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, 600 standards. Strong Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) knowledge through experience and/or formal training Demonstrated track record of excellent, high quality work  Experience with inspection equipment such as micrometer, calipers, profilometer, etc. ISO9001/AS9100/9102 (First Article Inspection) experience Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products and CAD Experience with Romer Arm Precision mechanical inspection experience Strong verbal and written communication skills Self-motivated, efficient, trustworthy and able to work with limited supervision ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift 30 lbs. Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position Position may involve overtime, long hours and weekend work as needed. Occasional overnight stay may be required when traveling to suppliers Frequent travel to suppliers around Thousand Oaks required. Valid driver’s license mandatory ITAR REQUIREMENTS: To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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 ITAR  here. SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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 PRECISION INSPECTOR – 2ND SHIFT RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform precision inspection verifications on mechanical parts, components, assemblies and materials. May include but is not limited to purchased parts, in-process and final assemblies, and materials for workmanship and conformance to specifications/drawings Utilizes inspection equipment such as micrometers, gauge blocks, dial indicators, height gauges, optical comparators, profilometers, and coordinate measuring machines (CMM’s) Approves or rejects items and documents inspection results as required Performs documentation review and verification of certifications, specifications, and conformance to design and specification requirements Communicates with internal customers, and suppliers as required to resolve inspection discrepancies Perform surface plate inspection of first article, in-process, and lot sample parts if required Use electronic enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to route parts and components to proper departments BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED Minimum of 1 year precision mechanical inspection experience Minimum of 1 year of CMM or Romer Arm experience PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: MODUS Programming experience Aerospace precision inspection experience ISO 9001 / AS9100 experience CMM experience with PC-DMIS software experience Romer Arm experience with PC-DMIS software Solid computer skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel DCC (Direct Computer Control) experience Statistical process control experience a plus Ability to detect design and drawing flaws Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specification using ASME Y14.5. GD&T and skillful use of metrology tools and gauges ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift 25 lbs. Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position Ability to work all required shift hours as well as overtime, weekends, and as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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 PRECISION INSPECTOR – AVIONICS  RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform precision inspection verifications on mechanical parts, components, assemblies and materials. May include but is not limited to purchased parts, in-process and final assemblies, and materials for workmanship and conformance to specifications/drawings Perform documentation review and verification of certifications, specifications, and conformance to design and specification requirements Communicates with internal customers, and suppliers as required to resolve inspection discrepancies Use electronic ERP system to route parts and components to proper departments Approve or reject items and documents inspection results as required Read, interpret and work from free form drawings as well as controlled documentation and processes Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment processes Independently perform verifications and document results in a clear, precise and complete manner Utilizes inspection equipment such as micrometers, thread gages, calipers, microscopes, and Perform electronic testing and inspection using portable measuring devices BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED Minimum of 1 year of receiving, precision, mechanical, inspection experience PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Aerospace precision inspection experience Knowledge of ISO 9001 / AS9100 Quality Management Systems. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specification using ASME Y14.5. GD&T and skillful use of metrology tools and gauges Experience inspecting solder, crimping, conformal coating, staking, and surface mounted devices accordance with  and/or IPC-J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, 600 standards. Proficient with computers, the ability to use MS Office, shop floor management software (ERP) as well as SpaceX proprietary programs and systems. Self-starter and highly motivated and able to work in a fast paced, high demand environment. Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic, be innovative, detail oriented, possess initiative, and team oriented ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift 25 lbs. Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position Ability to work all required shift hours as well as overtime, weekends, and as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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 SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.  
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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.   Sr. Manager, Avionics Supply Chain   The SpaceX Supply Chain Department is a critical player in our operations. To capitalize on our technical and market success, our team will execute large-scale projects that will define the bottom-line for the company. The functions within the department include procurement, planning and fulfillment, supplier development and quality. As SpaceX becomes a provider of human spaceflight, they will position us to maximize valuation, fuel growth and ensure achievement.    Responsibilities: Lead a high performing team, responsible to manage spend portfolio and supply base, negotiate supplier capacity, engagement strategies, drive continuous improvement efforts, and lead technical engagements for supply chain materials and components including PCBAs, boxes, harness, electronic piece parts and other avionics components across all SpaceX Dragon, Falcon and Starship products Establish teams to collaboratively support sourcing strategy, market analysis and conducting trade-off analysis reviews and supplier roadmaps with engineers Evaluate, assess, develop and manage supply base to enable quick prototype deployment from new product development, introduction to scalable production Provide insights on industry best in class technology and manufacturing options with optimized supply chain setup for total cost ownership Negotiate and source alternative suppliers, analyze supplier spend, capacity and develop overall supplier negotiation and engagement strategies Be the “go to” resource for Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and New Product Introduction teams when determining best value suppliers, NPI sourcing plans, make vs. buy, should cost, buy complete strategies, and lead times, etc. Build crossed functional teams and champion continuous improvement initiatives for cost, quality, and delivery Develop standard processes for material and systems planning/procurement and drive continuous improvement Develop Planners/Buyers into high performing team, capable of planning and procuring for all needed parts Champion value-add and value engineering projects to improve part quality and reduce cost Administer moderate to large contracts and independently negotiate with suppliers contract terminology, pricing, technical requirements, scope and terms involving responsibility, liability, indemnification, and intellectual property Interpret the conditions and terms of contracts including fiscal and legal implications and advises management on all significant procedures and regulations affecting the contract Act as liaison with external and internal customers on all matters affecting contractual agreements Monitor and manage costs to ensure adherence to project-specific budgets and forecasts Foster, manage, maintain supplier partnerships, and lead business review meetings to drive high performance Drive design for manufacturability reviews with support from Supplier Development and Engineering Negotiate and implement cost-saving programs with suppliers Mitigate sole/single source risk and ensure continuity of supply Proactively update SpaceX management and engineering teams on all critical supply issues Visit supplier’s facilities and accurately assess technical capability, equipment, and capacity Issue purchase orders, ensure timely delivery and resolve invoice issues Execute MRP planning messages for production parts Analyze procurement data and report metrics Resolve purchase order discrepancies and invoice issues Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, science, engineering, or similar technical discipline 6+ years of experience in material demand planning, supply chain management, material cost control, or master production scheduling 3+ years of experience with MRP and ERP systems, and with navigating complex Bill of Materials (BOMs) and raw material data 2+ years of experience in a leadership role Preferred Skills and Experience: APICS, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or similar certification Experience with SQL databases and queries Advanced skills in MS Excel, including ability to create pivot tables or macros, and analyze data Ability to work in a fast paced, cross functional environment, both independently and with a team Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships across disciplines and multiple levels of management A passion for continuous improvement Additional Requirements: Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed Must be able to work long hours and weekends as needed ITAR Requirements: To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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 ITAR here . SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. CNC R&D MACHINIST  The Valve Factory team develops and builds the most advanced spacecraft and launch vehicle components in the world. Machinists in this group will work directly with production and engineering to develop in-house machining capabilities for these complex valves, actuators, and other fluid control devices on our spacecraft and launch vehicles, with 800+ components on Falcon 9 and 300+ components on Dragon and valves for the Raptor program. These components use a variety of materials and have tightly controlled dimensional and surface finish requirements. The Valves Machining Center will be responsible for developing the capability and processes to produce this hardware at rate meeting our internal quality requirements. RESPONSIBILITIES: Set-up, operate, and prove-out programs on CNC machines: live tool lathes and mill-turn machines Responsible for drilling, tapping and milling Complete machining operations from blueprints, drawings and/or verbal instructions Maintain specifications by working with complex, tight tolerance parts and various materials BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED 5+ years of experience in set-up, operation and programming of CNC machines Experience with machining different materials (e.g. aluminum, stainless, titanium, and/or Inconel) PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Able to interpret G-code and provide feedback to programmer Experience running twin spindle, live tool lathe machines Ability to run 5-axis programs Experience with manual lathes, knee mills, and various other manual equipment Experience with Okuma OSP controls Experience with Renishaw Inspection+ probing software ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires working first shift from 5 AM to 4 PM Thursday through Sunday Must be able to work all required shift hours, overtime and weekends Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted, repetitive movement, bending or twisting, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls, exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting, exposure to typical shop chemicals (coolant, solvents, cleaners) are generally required to perform the functions of this position Able to stand for extended periods of time ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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.   PRODUCT SAFETY ENGINEER SpaceX is developing a low latency, broadband internet system to meet the needs of consumers across the globe. Enabled by a constellation of low Earth orbit satellites, Starlink will provide fast, reliable internet to populations with little or no connectivity, including those in rural communities and places where existing services are too expensive or unreliable. We are looking for a talented, creative, and driven product safety engineer help with the development of millions of devices we call User Terminals that will sit in our customers’ homes. You will own the relationship between the engineering development and test teams. The success of Starlink depends on the quality and safety of the products that you ensure we deliver. RESPONSIBILITIES:   Predict potential safety hazards in the product in order to influence product design Determine applicability of National Code and regulatory standards to the product Prove product compliance with applicable safety processes and standards Coordinate with third party testing agencies to validate product design and achieve safety certifications Partner with a multidisciplinary team to develop risk assessments and hazard analyses Maintain update-to-date technical files for all products BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline 1+ years of professional experience testing and evaluating products for US and/or international product safety standards PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:   2+ years of professional experience testing and evaluating products for US and/or international product safety standards Design and product development experience of electronic hardware  Strong knowledge electrical engineering fundamentals Outstanding project management skills Passion for advancing the commercial space industry and human spaceflight Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up atmosphere Excellent communication skills both written and verbal ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:   Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. TEST AUTOMATION ENGINEER (COMPONENTS) Within the Components Test team, Test Automation Engineers design, build, and implement test systems to support development, qualification, and acceptance testing of flight hardware. The creation of automation and controls software to manage data flow to/from test equipment as well as hardware control remains a key component of our future success. The team is looking for software focused talent to help further develop our testing infrastructure and tools to advance our effort. RESPONSIBILITIES: Define new software requirements for integration into existing software applications Develop and maintain technician and engineer facing applications necessary to support reliable, scalable, and autonomous testing using various languages (primarily Python) Provide troubleshooting and technical support for testing operations Collaboration with teams across organizations in order to provide features requiring system integration and shared data resources Perform functional verification of software capability against defined system requirements Exercise effective project and time management skills to scope, track, and execute projects Effectively communicate (in writing and orally) with team and leadership Maintain a positive, can and will do attitude in order to meet challenges as encountered BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, computer, mechanical) or computer science 2+ years of experience in a software focused role (including internships, design/build/compete project teams) PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in an engineering discipline or computer science Python programming experience Agile Development Tools: Atlassian products- Jira, Stash, Confluence National Instruments hardware (ex. compact chassis and related instrumentation cards) Design of intuitive and end-user focused Graphical User Interfaces Experience with test instrumentation, testing, and data review/analysis Experience with numerical methods and statistical analysis Use and creation of APIs Experience with SQL Databases Experience writing automated unit tests ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to climb ladders and work in tight spaces Must be willing to work long hours and weekends as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.    SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. MISSION INTEGRATION ENGINEER, MISSION CONOPS SpaceX services a diverse range of clients and their payloads. Missions supporting scientific research, classified national security space, and commercial opportunities are all in work. As we expand our classified mission manifest, we are looking for new systems-minded engineers to join our programmatic team. As a member of our Mission Management team, you will serve as a core point of contact for customers from early capabilities studies through successful launch and on-orbit activation. You’ll support new business proposals from initial requirements verification through mission design, prototype development, and test. You’ll work directly with a small team of subject matter experts from diverse fields to quickly iterate on deployable solutions and ensure they meet all customer needs. Our development timelines are aggressive and you will be asked to rigorously explore solutions for previously unsolved problems. In this role, you will work closely with a multidisciplinary team to bring concept of operations into fruition in support of the mission objectives. You will work as both an individual contributor and lead small teams.  Additionally you will support development of new concepts of operations for proposals and study efforts.  An ideal candidate has a strong technical background across all spacecraft subsystems with particular depth in GNC, spacecraft operations, or mission modeling.  You’ll need to be ready to get your hands dirty and able to effectively lead integrated efforts.    RESPONSIBILITIES: Distill customer mission requirements into actionable development objectives and verification plans Support all phases of development from initial proposal development through successful test, flight, on-orbit commissioning and demonstrations Work with all internal and external stakeholders to drive prototype hardware and software development Help lead mission modeling and capabilities assessments in support of system verification and design trades Support development of system concept of operations including spacecraft GNC design, payload operations, and design reference missions Help lead mission operations product development, implementation and execution Collaborate with subsystem representatives across team boundaries to consider all necessary trades and ensure end-to-end mission success Help lead all customer reviews and ensure that contract deliverables are delivered on time and per the customer’s expectation BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in engineering with a minimum of 2 years of industry experience At least 2 years of technical project management experience At least 2 years of systems-level engineering experience 3+ years of experience working hands-on with hardware or software technical projects (school and project work is acceptable) Professional experience working with spacecraft PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:  Master’s degree in an engineering field Excellent written and verbal communication skills with direct experience negotiating technical deliverables or scope Experience working with cross-functional teams and external customers Experience in spacecraft guidance navigation & control, spacecraft payload mission modeling, or spacecraft operations At least 3 years of experience working with government, NASA, or commercial spacecraft entities Highly detail oriented, diligent and hardworking Passion for advancing the commercial space industry Ability to work in a fast-paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up atmosphere ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Active Top Secret or Top Secret SCI clearance preferred. Must be willing to pursue a clearance if not already cleared. Note that an active clearance may provide the opportunity for you to work on sensitive SpaceX missions. If so, you will be subject to pre-employment drug and random drug and alcohol testing Must be available to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed to support critical milestones or operations shifts Must be willing to travel to other SpaceX offices and customer locations as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. PROPULSION DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER The Propulsion Development Engineer role is responsible for taking hardware from concept through to flight (and re-flight) operations, and everything in between. Drive all processes necessary to effectively and safely fly world-changing launch vehicles. Work with brilliant, passionate engineers to tackle difficult problems and push the boundaries of rocketry. This is the team that will that will take humanity to Mars. RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform design, analysis, development engineering, and flight operations tasks for Merlin engine propulsion systems Align resources to accomplish key objectives, assign clear accountability for important objectives, and set the performance bar at the highest standard of excellence Enable high launch cadence with unparalleled reliability through automated analysis of test and flight data via coding – expand existing capabilities and develop new algorithms to improve reliability and thoroughness of all engineering processes Interact with engineers and technicians from all disciplines, including production, test, launch, avionics, GNC (guidance, navigation & control), flight and ground software, mission management, flight reliability, and more – excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are essential Work closely with commercial and governmental customers to ensure 100% mission success Develop test plans in support of our Texas rocket test facility and analyze test results as your hardware is pushed to its limits Own critical spaceflight hardware – every engineer at SpaceX assumes profound responsibility for their hardware The candidate may one day earn a position on-console as the Merlin engine responsible engineer – the ability to think clearly and communicate concisely while under pressure is critical BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline Experience using CAD to design parts/assemblies Experience developing hardware from concept to working prototypes Experience working with engines or fluid systems PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or aeronautical/astronautical engineering Demonstrable proficiency in the basic principles of compressible and incompressible flow, thermodynamics, thermochemistry, mechanics, and materials A passion for product design and manufacturing excellence Understanding of engineering fundamentals and the ability to perform basic analysis Analytical/scientific programming experience (Python, Matlab, Excel, etc.) Liquid rocket engine development experience and/or experience working with pressurized fluid components such as valves and/or pneumatic systems Demonstrated track record of success in a rapidly growing, changing and highly technical environment - ability to act and execute in a scrappy, entrepreneurial manner against tight timelines and aggressive schedules Professional experience using Siemens NX (Unigraphics), ANSYS or Fluent Familiarity with basic concepts of control systems Experience certifying commercial products for governmental use Great attitude in the face of extreme challenges ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Willingness to travel in support of launching and testing of your hardware ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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. SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. BUILD RELIABILITY ENGINEER (COMPOSITES) The Build Reliability organization at SpaceX is an inter-disciplinary team that ensures the reliability of flight components and production assemblies. Your breadth of exposure as a Build Reliability Engineer will be immense as you partner with every other core group at SpaceX, guiding the hardware from cradle to grave. You use data-driven decision making to actively represent quality objectives in design and development teams and to drive improvements in reliability on the manufacturing floor. You have the ability to dive deep on the details to identify and solve difficult technical problems, but you can also utilize a system level approach to prioritize issues for the vehicle as a whole. You thrive in a hands-on environment and will spend time in the office, on the factory floor, and in the lab to execute on the mission to bring the capability of flying astronauts back to the United States. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Partner with Vehicle Engineering and Production teams during all development phases to analyze and create reliability plans for vehicle programs including identification of key characteristics, prototype testing for manufacturability, first article and detailed inspection planning, evaluation of previous non-conformance and lessons learned, and other manufacturing and quality tools as required Lead, facilitate, and participate in root cause investigations in product manufacturing work centers Lead the development of test plans and processes and partner with inspectors to ensure quality goals are met in a timely manner Lead first build reviews to ensure transparency of design intent, design requirements, design and manufacturing risks, and manufacturability of design Lead containment of all suspect product including but not limited to providing guidance to quality inspectors, technicians, and shop supervisors to assist in quarantining of all suspect product Design and develop inspection plans as required for process or design changes, ensure inspection/test criteria are objective with clear pass/fail criteria, and assess new processes for safety and product risks BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or engineering physics 2+ year years in a quality, manufacturing, or design engineering role (student project team or internship experience is also applicable) PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:  Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or engineering physics Experience supporting production of complex mechanical or advanced composites systems in high volume work centers and/or during production ramp-up Hands on knowledge of prepreg lamination, oven cure, CNC trimming, bonding, drilling, fastening, and other composites manufacturing processes Demonstrated application of process controls in high volume manufacturing, test, and quality processes Experience with process based manufacturing (pharmaceutical, chemical, oil/gas production, composites) Knowledge of quality tools such as Lean principles, Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action, Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Metrology, Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Control Plans, and various problem solving approaches Dedicated to adopting a Lean approach to quality without compromising safety or reliability ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and offsite as needed. Some travel may be required. ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. RECRUITING COORDINATOR – UNIVERSITY PROGRAM As a Recruiting Coordinator on the University Program team at SpaceX, your primary responsibilities are to further develop and maintain campus relations, in order to identify top student talent that will contribute to the SpaceX mission. You will also provide support to your recruiting team, which may include but is not limited to, greeting and touring student groups, and assisting with administrative tasks throughout the recruitment process. RESPONSIBILITIES: Event coordination for local and non-local campus visits Virtually connect with students through various campus recruiting platforms (Piazza, Handshake, etc.) Learn about our business to the extent that enables you to speak intelligently about our rockets and spacecraft with students and campus faculty Ensure that all students have a positive experience while engaging with SpaceX recruiting teams Assist the recruiting team with special projects as needed BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 1+ years of professional or internship experience in a marketing, event planning, human resources, sales, customer service, or administrative capacity PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum GPA of 3.2 Experience with Piazza, Handshake or other university recruiting platforms Excellent written and oral communication skills Proficiency with MS Outlook and Microsoft Office tools Ability to manage multiple on-going projects, be flexible to change, and adapt to shifting priorities Team player with a high sense of urgency Self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a strong passion to contribute to the team’s success Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with tact, diplomacy, and discretion Ability to communicate effectively with all levels, including senior management, on one-to-one basis and in groups Capacity to learn and speak intelligently about our business and the space industry ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Willing to work overtime as needed ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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. SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.  
Spacex Brownsville, TX, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. CRANE OPERATOR - TEMPORARY POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES : Operate different type of cranes/crawler cranes (Tadano ATF 100G-4, ATF 130G-5, Manitowoc 999, MLC300, Grove 9150, 765E) Precisely place one off, non-replaceable loads in a certain areas with crane and dual crane lifts Support inspection and maintenance of hydraulic and crawler cranes (as listed above) Tilt, dip and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under and/or around obstacles using multi-point rigging techniques Perform different rigging challenges Assist with rigging and driving forklifts on top of crane-cab duties POSITION DETAILS: This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate. LENGTH OF POSITION: 12 months; through October 2020 LOCATION: Brownsville, TX SHIFT: 1st shift or 2nd shift BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED equivalent  National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) certification (LBC-TLL) PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of experience operating crawler cranes and hydraulic cranes 5+ years of experience in rigging Experience working with delicate lifting operations (ex. wind farms, power plants, oil refinery industry) Experience with tear-down and build of crawler cranes NCCER/NCCCO (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Rigging certification Experience with a variety rigging equipment – shackles, straps, slings, rope, hoists Ability to calculate and determine appropriate lifting equipment Strong working knowledge of lifting signals, and communications ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver’s License (class “B” or better) Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small opening and climbing hand over hand, lifting 50 lbs., and working on ladders/lifts at elevated heights Ability to work in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise On-the-job (OJT) training will be required and may require traveling to other SpaceX sites to accomplish Ability to work overtime as needed Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Hawthorne, CA, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. QUALITY INSPECTOR (COMPOSITE STRUCTURES AND INTEGRATION) RESPONSIBILITIES: 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. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalency certificate. 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. PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 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. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 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. ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.  SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Brownsville, TX, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. MACHINIST (STARSHIP) – TEMPORARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Set up, operate, and prove-out programs on a variety of equipment including, but not limited to; CNC mill (horizontal and vertical spindle), CNC lathe, manual mill/lathe and all other typical machine shop equipment Look critically at all part processes to drive efficiency and improve quality by interfacing with engineers and designers Program and machine high precision, quick turn projects as well as reoccurring production jobs with the same attention to detail Give feedback to engineers and designers, including early process reviews and receive feedback from customers to improve quality at the machine Enforce SpaceX processes, procedures and safety culture while working at company facilities Help train co-workers in the shop with a team mentality POSITION DETAILS: This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate. LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months LOCATION: Brownsville, TX SHIFT: 1st shift or 2nd shift BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 3+ years of professional experience running CNC mills or lathes 3+ years of professional experience reading G-code and programming CNC machines High school degree or GED equivalent PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 3+ years of professional experience running twin spindle, live tool lathe machines and/or mill turn machines Proficiency with typical precision measurement tools such as dial indicators, bore gauges, micrometers, calipers, and other common inspection tools Ability to diligently run multi-axis and multi-tasking programs Basic knowledge of cutting tools, as well as speeds and feeds for each, regardless of material type Experience with Fanuc, Hurco, and Haas machine tool controls Ability to read engineering prints, proficient interpretation of GD&T feature interpretation Basic knowledge and experience developing work holding and fixturing solutions required to complete quality, repeatable parts Experience with ceramic cutters in super alloys Experience with Mastercam Desire to work collaboratively across several teams as needed to complete projects requiring multiple disciplines Strong communication skills and a desire to help achieve company goals in a dynamic and challenging environment Possess a strong desire to help maintain shop cleanliness and organization, and maintain a lean manufacturing environment ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral Ability to work multiple shifts and change shifts with minimal notice Ability to travel to different sites, as needed, up to 20% travel (Brownsville, TX (78521) will be the main site to report to for all non-travel work) Ability to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) unassisted Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small openings and climbing hand over hand Ability to work at elevated heights (up to 100 feet) Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Spacex Brownsville, TX, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. ORBITAL TUBE WELDER (STARSHIP) – TEMPORARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Follow established procedures to setup and operate the orbital welding system Work from blue prints and approved drawings Cut and prepare all tubing and fittings used in the welding operation Perform setup of the welding system Assemble and calibrate liquid controllers and systems as required Inspect all completed assemblies using the borescope inspection system Maintain an adequate supply of spare parts for the welding system Maintain a clean work area Maintain a file of all work records POSITION DETAILS: This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate. LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months LOCATION: Brownsville, TX SHIFT: 1st shift or 2nd shift BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalency certificate Orbital tube welding certification or minimum 3 years of professional orbital tube welding experience PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of professional experience working as an orbital tube welder 5+ years of professional experience with TIG welding Experience working in a clean room environment Experience working in an aerospace manufacturing environment A&P license  ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral Ability to work multiple shifts and change shifts with minimal notice Ability to travel to different sites, as needed, up to 20% travel (Brownsville, TX (78521) will be the main site to report to for all non-travel work) Ability to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) unassisted Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small openings and climbing hand over hand Ability to work at elevated heights (up to 100 feet) Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.  
Spacex Brownsville, TX, United States
Jan 19, 2020
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. TUBE BENDER (STARSHIP) – TEMPORARY RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinate activity with technicians and support functions through all tube bending operations, including tube prep, flaring, CNC bending, inspection and cleaning Set-up, operate and supervise operation of all tube bending equipment while working to close tolerances Work closely with engineering to prove out designs to blueprint with minimum fixtures and short schedules Solve tube fitment issues and document changes for further development work Develop and manage actions to improve both quality and productivity Engage the tube bending team in Hawthorne to replicate best practices and support functions in regular meetings to share information, deliver expectations and to drive improvement actions. POSITION DETAILS: This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate. LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months LOCATION: Brownsville, TX SHIFT: 1st shift or 2nd shift BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED equivalent 1+ years of tube bending experience PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Experience working with thin walled tubing Experience working with inconel, titanium, aluminum, nickel and stainless steel Experience with CNC bending machines and control systems – preferable Pines and/or Horn bending machines Previous training in lean/continuous improvement tools Ability to set up and operate tube fabrication equipment Ability to interpret blue prints and articulate work instructions Knowledge of tube cleaning requirements for aerospace Knowledge of orbital tube welding (OTW) Experience with manual tubing benders ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral Ability to work multiple shifts and change shifts with minimal notice Ability to travel to different sites, as needed, up to 20% travel (Brownsville, TX (78521) will be the main site to report to for all non-travel work) Ability to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) unassisted Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small openings and climbing hand over hand Ability to work at elevated heights (up to 100 feet) Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.    
Spacex Redmond, WA, United States
Jan 18, 2020
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. SR. SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER - Starlink & User Terminals RESPONSIBILITIES: Technical management of custom part suppliers for Avionics including PCB and EEE Collaborate with sourcing team to strategically source parts matched with supplier competencies Develop and maintain supplier audit system to meet product and business requirements Review and assess supplier manufacturing processes and quality system to provide feedback as appropriate on manufacturing methods and technologies. Lead Operations interface with other NPI support functions such as Procurement, Design Engineering, Reliability, and Supplier Quality Support the design team via participation in design reviews, DFM, DFx, and FMEAs Implement and monitor production part approval process (PPAP) Support prototype, pilot, and mass production activities at domestic and international vendors  Analyze supplier quality & delivery metrics to identify trends and pinpoint systemic performance gaps and root causes Recommend technical product improvements to reduce risk and potential defect opportunities Manage supplier improvement plans Improve quality performance of suppliers by conducting workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or other technical support as required Function as liaison between purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve supplier quality issues and to provide technical support BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field from an ABET accredited university 8+ years of experience in supply chain, manufacturing, or engineering Experience with PCB fabrication and/or SMT (surface mount technology) assembly of PCBAs PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, or materials science engineering Advanced degree in business or engineering 2+ years of experience in high volume consumer products Experience in medium to high volume, high-complexity products and NPI Familiarity in APQP tools such as: process map, PFMEA, MSA, DOE, SPC, and Control Plans Knowledge of PPAP and FAIR Disciplined approach to problem solving - 8D Proficiency in MS Office applications and report writing Familiarity with MiniTab or JMP and knowledge of statistics to support volume manufacturing Knowledge of lean concepts or Sig Sigma Green Belt Experience with sharing information and influencing others (strong written and verbal communication skills, able to liaise cross functionally, internally and externally, make presentations to team members and management) Experience with MRP or ERP systems ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work long hours and some nights and weekends when needed Ability to travel - up to 60-75% work week travel may be required, including international travel Valid driver’s license ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 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.   SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.