Launch Logistics Specialist @ SpaceX - Vandenberg AFB, CA

Launch Logistics Specialist

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

LAUNCH LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creation of inventory requests based on production work orders and replacement parts

  • Maintain production schedules through the coordination of planning and shortage management in the production build

  • Ensure parts are handled and protected properly and within SpaceX specifications

  • Interface with engineers and techs on the release of work orders for build

  • Maintain a high integrity in regards to company computer systems per procedures. Assist with resolution of incorrect system data which is driving inappropriate demand, schedules, or could result in general failure

  • Ability to do receiving function, verify all material received for conformity with accompanying paperwork, checking for damage, correct part numbers, quantity and revisions prior to receipt

  • Ability to do shipping, work to procedures for proper packaging and ensure all legal requirements are met

  • Ability to manage inventory in regards to picking, put-away, cycle counting and resolving inventory issues

  • Work with production customers for priority and schedule requirements

  • Communicate part status and estimated completion dates to leadership upon request

  • Assist production teams in corrective actions

  • Support logistics process through innovative staging of workflow

  • Perform de-kitting operations and own the return to stock process


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with shipping requirements and logistics compliance

  • Strong computer skills, fluent with the suite of MS office products

  • Commercial driver's license

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Organizational skills

  • Proficiency with MRP/ERP systems

  • Experience in aerospace or electronic manufacturing environments

  • APICS certification


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing stooping, stretching and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position

  • Willing to travel 25-50% of the time to different sites

  • Ability to pass Air Force background check for Vandenberg AFB


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.


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