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Supervisor, Avionics Material Management (Starlink)

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

People & HR, Operations
Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

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.

SUPERVISOR, AVIONICS MATERIAL MANAGEMENT (STARLINK)

Supply Chain is vital to the build of SpaceX's Starlink Satellite constellation. This role will involve the supervision of a team of hourly employees operating within SpaceX’s materials management organization, supporting all Starlink avionics inventory. The team is responsible for all activities from the point that hardware is deemed acceptable from our quality inspections to the moment hardware is handed off to the production organization. Our goal is to become a leader in materials management performance with high inventory efficiency/accuracy and industry leading customer service while maintaining a safe work environment that utilizes the latest in applicable technologies. This supervisor will also be responsible for leading and driving continuous improvement throughout all aspects of their operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage an hourly workforce by assessing employee performance, providing positive/constructive feedback, facilitating conflict resolution, and addressing repeat issues with corrective actions, performance improvement plans or through disciplinary means
  • Lead by setting an example, taking feedback from all levels of the organization, and motivating your organization to achieve the highest level of results
  • Monitor and improve operations, ensuring a safe work environment – with the goal of zero OSHA recordable annually
  • Ensure business practices are being followed to guarantee the processing of products in a quality manner
  • Manage operations that provide industry leading levels of customer service in all operations: recognizing the needs of the business and adapting to support our mission
  • Lead cost saving opportunities, identifying internal/external cost reductions, and optimization opportunities
  • Ensure cycle counting procedures are routinely followed to meet both our internal and external audit requirements
  • Assist in the control of a fleet of vehicles, ensuring the necessary preventative maintenance, upkeep, and enhancements are made to service the customer
  • Develop and maintain the appropriate service and replenishments to deliver material to internal and external SMT customers at agreed upon service levels
  • Drive projects and changes that contribute to the team’s ongoing improvement
  • Ensure procedures are routinely being followed for shelf-life storage and maintaining proper rotation of stock, FIFO
  • Ensure the appropriate environmental controls are continuously effective, depending on the material requirements of the items being stored
  • Actively monitor and grow the workforce, ensuring team members are challenged and performing at the expected standards
  • Monitor and approve employee time keeping records

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of professional experience in materials management, supply chain, or production/manufacturing; or 4+ years of professional experience in materials management, supply chain, or production/manufacturing

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior direct leadership experience leading a team
  • Completion of a leadership or rotational development program
  • APICS certification – CPIM or CSCP
  • Lean/6-Sigma experience
  • Green/Black Belt certifications
  • Ability to operate forklift equipment
  • Excellent communication and team-building skills
  • Organized and self-driven, capable of working independently with little direction
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced/cross-functional environment
  • Experience within an aerospace, aviation, or automotive manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends when needed to meet major milestones
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs unassisted, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Ability to work in areas that require using a ladder (20 feet)
  • This position is based in Redmond, WA and requires being onsite - remote work not considered

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Pay Range:

Supervisor, Materials Management: $95,000.00 - $115,000.00/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation & will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be 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.