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Logistics Specialist, Development Projects - Temporary

Logistics Specialist, Development Projects - Temporary

Supply Chain Management

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

Logistics Specialist, Development Projects - Temporary


  • Coordination with requestors in handling, transporting and storing requested items
  • Coordination with requestors to prioritize shipment of items and provide tracking as needed
  • Operate heavy machinery such as forklifts and hand-trucks
  • Operate small trucks, such as stake bed trucks, or large vans for moving materials between locations
  • Verify all material received for conformity with accompanying paperwork, checking for damage, correct part numbers, quantity and revisions
  • Coordinate shipments through the shipping coordinator
  • Load/offload freight trucks for incoming/outgoing material
  • Travel off site to pick up materials from numerous vendors
  • Store material appropriately and monitor critical aspects such as out-life for temperature sensitive materials
  • Pick materials as requested and supply to the build team in a timely manner
  • Ensure the systems are kept updated to ensure the information current for inventory, deliveries and so on
  • Able to work unsupervised for long periods of time
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with management and customers to ensure all operations run smoothly and any problems are resolved in a timely manner

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: contract end date is slated for end of Q4 2018 (end of Nov/Dec 2018)
  • LOCATION: Hawthorne, CA
  • SHIFT: Day

Basic Qualifications:

  • Prior experience using hand held scanners and/or laptops
  • Prior experience with rigging, tie-downs, and lifting points
  • Prior transport experience in logistics operations

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Class A/B driver’s license
  • DOT Certified HazMat endorsement
  • Coordinate with other departments in support of purchase order placement
  • Communicate with suppliers and develop supplier relationships
  • Help other disciplines in the logistics department when needed
  • Windows operating systems, intermediate
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), intermediate

Additional Requirements:

  • Occasionally exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Able to work long/extended hours as necessary

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

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