Dragon Structural Assembly Inspector (2nd Shift)
SpaceX - Hawthorne, CA

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Space Exploration Technologies

Work to advance the course of human history and pave the way to Mars.

SpaceX is a US based advanced technology company founded by residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk. SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up including cutting edge electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engine systems. The Falcon Launch Vehicle and Dragon Spacecraft programs are some of the most ambitious engineering systems in the world, designed to support our ultimate goals of aviation-like spaceflight capability and making humanity a multi-planet species.

"SpaceX is like Special Forces… we do the missions that others think are impossible. We have goals that are absurdly ambitious by any reasonable standard, but we're going to make them happen. We have the potential here at SpaceX to have an incredible effect on the future of humanity and life itself."

– Elon Musk

If you’re undaunted by the impossible, actively seeking out insanely challenging projects under tight schedules, and want to work with a remarkable organization pushing the envelope of human exploration, then you will want to be part of the SpaceX legacy.

We are actively seeking the brightest minds from all industries and technologies to continue building our world class team. Please visit spacex.com for additional information.

The Job

Responsibilities

Provide detailed in-process inspections on launch vehicle metallic structural assemblies, using detailed drawings, CAD models, and established processes to verify conformance to design requirements.

Communicate and help resolve quality related issues as they relate to the Structures department.

Document production non-conformances in accordance with prescribed procedures and processes as required.

Support Quality Management System policies and procedure documentation, assess compliance to company and industry standards, initiate and lead continual improvement and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.

Requirements

3-5 years practical experience in a launch vehicle structural assembly environment.

Experience working with Material Review Board and Root Cause/Corrective Action systems.

Must be able to read and interpret design drawings and CAD models.

Strong Knowledge and experience working with design data systems, manufacturing enterprise resource systems, electronic databases, and paperless work instructions.

Strong team building and communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with engineering and production groups.

Must be self-motivated, proactive, and capable of managing priorities and tasks as delegated.

Preferred skills

B.S or Assoc. degree in a technical or engineering field is preferred.

Strong understanding of safety programs and OSHA regulations and requirements.

Practical experience working within Quality Management Systems (AS9100 and ISO 9001).

SpaceX offers one of the best environments in the world for employees to learn, build real working systems and tackle exciting challenges every day. We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, stock options, medical/dental insurance and free gym memberships. By joining the SpaceX team, you are not just a part of history, you are making it.

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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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

Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.

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