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Production Supervisor - F9 - 2nd Shift

Production Supervisor - F9 - 2nd Shift

Manufacturing and Production - Leadership

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.

Production Supervisor – F9 Structures Integration – 2nd Shift


  • Will be responsible for leading and managing a staff of up to 30 employees in the assembly, modification, repair, and integration of production assemblies in order to guarantee achievement of on time delivery and quality targets.
  • Responsible for managing the complete production process within a predefined area and ensuring safety at all times.
  • Resolving reoccurring nonconformance issues.
  • Reviewing work instructions and making change recommendations when needed.
  • Meeting tight production schedules to achieve high rate production.
  • Responsible for assessing, staffing and vetting the appropriate skillset needed.
  • Monitor material costs and cost savings.
  • Developing, initiating, coordinating, and enforcing system policies, and procedures, and identifying and organizing training programs.
  • Monitor labor hours and overtime, and implement improvement plans and time management with staff.
  • Capacity planning of equipment and personnel.
  • Coordinate with Engineering and other departments to minimize production interruptions.
  • Think creatively; question the status quo, while following documentation and maintaining prescribed quality standards.
  • Developing and assuring adequate machine maintenance schedules and back-up spares availability.


  • Minimum of 6 years in aerospace/aviation (airframe, launch vehicle, or military).
  • Minimum of 4 years in management.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience monitoring, tracking and continually improving total cost equation.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with applying lean manufacturing principles, and efficiency methods.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field.
  • Experience bringing teams and processes from development to production desirable.
  • Safety training and/or safety certifications.
  • Able to adapt to constantly changing work assignments and fast-paced work environment.
  • Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy.


  • Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed. Up to 20% travel.
  • Must be available for all shifts, extended hours and weekends as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted.


  • 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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