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Revolutionizing space technology

Production Coordinator - 2nd Shift

$75k – $105k AngelList Est.
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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.


The Propulsion Components team develops the most advanced spacecraft and launch vehicle components in the world, serving as hardware experts for the flow control devices and mechanisms that drive the critical capabilities on our Dragon and Falcon vehicles - from engine throttling to attitude control. The team designs and builds valves, regulators, and actuators for maximum reliability in extreme environments, with temperatures ranging from +900F to -400F and pressures beyond 10,000 psig. The Production Coordinator is a critical position within our Propulsion Components team. This role is responsible for serving as a liaison between different organizations through the company to ensure that test equipment and components flow smoothly through the production area to meet stringent deadlines and quality standards.


  • Monitor, track, and move parts as required through the production flow to ensure timely delivery to next production location as well as coordinate off-site processing of parts
  • Ensure parts are handled and protected properly and within SpaceX specifications
  • Work with the planning, procurement, engineering, and production teams to ensure our MRP/ERP data is and remains clean and accurate
  • Develop and maintain reports to highlight needs, deliverables and constraints as required for internal/leadership and customer use
  • Analyze available data and assist with resolution of incorrect system data which is driving inappropriate demand, schedules, or could result in general failure
  • Support projects, productivity development activities, and work order management activities within assigned production cells


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 1+ years of experience with manufacturing administration processes


  • Strong computer skills, familiar with the full suite of MS Office products
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in organizing files and documents
  • Proficiency with MRP/ERP systems
  • Experience in aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, or electronic manufacturing environments
  • SQL and Tableau experience
  • APICS certification


  • This is a 2nd shift position and requires working from 3:00pm to 12:00am
  • Must be available for all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs unassisted
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum


  • 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 at a glance

Revolutionizing space technology

SpaceX focuses on Manufacturing, Transportation, Aerospace, and Space Travel. Their company has offices in Washington, Hawthorne, Lompoc, McGregor, and Beale Air Force Base. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, SpaceX has raised $1.2B of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2015.

You can view their website at http://www.spacex.com

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