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Lead Integration Technician - F9

Lead Integration Technician - F9

Manufacturing and Production - Technicians and Trade Skills

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.

Lead Integration Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate shop floor activity, including daily schedules and workflow
  • Contain nonconformance issues including documentation of associated rework
  • Support and train a team of ~5 technicians
  • Review work instructions and make change recommendations when needed
  • Input data and actions into reporting systems such as dashboard status.
  • Monitor labor hours and overtime, and implement improvement plans and time management with staff
  • Accomplishes production results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job results
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring teams process adherence and providing guidance when appropriate
  • Develop and implement cost reductions processes and efficiency improvement measures
  • Facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments
  • Ensure a safe working environment is maintained at all times
  • Ensure product quality and conformance to specifications
  • Maintain tooling and consumable supply inventory
  • Read, interpret and work from free form drawings as well as from controlled documentation and processes
  • Perform hydro and pneumatic testing
  • Read, interpret and work from free form drawings as well as from controlled documentation and processes
  • Continuously improve processes, equipment and environment


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 2 years experience in an aerospace/aviation field (airframe, launch vehicle, military)
  • Must have at least 2 years in a manufacturing production environment

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience monitoring, tracking and continually improving production/fabrication or test processes
  • At least 1 year of experience with applying lean manufacturing principles, efficiency methods required
  • Experience bringing teams and processes from development to production
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to read, interpret and follow:

              Schematics: engineering drawings, circuit layouts, and parts list
              Cable Harnesses: wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and parts list
              Mechanical Assemblies: mechanical drawings and parts lists

  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with engineering and production
  • Ability to adapt to constant changing work assignments and fast paced work environment
  • Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy
  • Safety training and/or safety certifications preferred
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience monitoring, tracking and continually improving production/fabrication or test processes
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience with applying lean manufacturing principles, efficiency methods required

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and work in tight spaces
  • Must be willing to work 1st Shift (5:00am-3:30pm) or 2nd Shift (3:30pm- 2:00am)
  • Must be willing to work overtime 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.

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