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Production Control Scheduler

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Software Engineering, Product
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 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.

PRODUCTION CONTROL SCHEDULER

As a member of the Launch Hardware team you will work with engineers, fabricators and planners across multiple disciplines to design, build and activate the production tools, launch pads and recovery systems for Starship, Falcon and Dragon.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work across all departments to understand critical work requests ahead and behind targets to mitigate schedule impact risks
  • Work across all departments to ensure MRP dates align with current vehicle products
  • Utilize our ERP application and other applicable tools to ensure work is scheduled and prioritized accurately and efficiently, and resources allocated appropriately
  • Prepare daily work schedules, track work progress, update and communicate project critical path schedules, and advise leadership of needed adjustments to daily work activities
  • Ensure fixture, tooling, and test equipment requirements are properly scheduled to facilitate an efficient production process
  • Support accuracy of internal logistics movement of critical work
  • Push/pull work into the shop to improve lead times, reduce stagnation, and meet schedule needs
  • Utilize production, operations planning, and engineering support to eliminate internal and external blockers to deliver product on time
  • Lead efforts to uncover root-cause and develop permanent resolution on issues found during product builds as required
  • Identify and support improvement opportunities for product yield, quality, safety, cost and team efficiency
  • Develop and support efforts to streamline assigned products and automate production processes as applicable
  • Organize and communicate the daily priorities to production coordinators, team leads and supervisors as required
  • Provide daily visibility, weekly status, and monthly reviews on schedule performance
  • Create and leverage metrics using queries and Excel to highlight shortages and determine schedule risks

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years of manufacturing scheduling experience

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline
  • 2+ years of practical experience with ERP/MRP systems in a production environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience writing queries with SQL
  • Familiarity with lean principles, six sigma and Kaizen concepts
  • Experience with Data Analytics

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to travel - up to 25% work week travel may be required
  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed to meet major milestones
  • Able to pass Cape Canaveral Air Force Station background check

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Pay range:

Production Control Scheduler/Level I: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00/per year
Production Control Scheduler/Level II: $90,000.00 - $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 and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and 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.