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.
SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING MANAGER
SpaceX’s rapid growth has created an opportunity to add a Supply Chain Planning Manager to the Government Satellites team. This is a dynamic position that requires the ability to monitor and develop action plans for key departmental deliverables while guiding sourcing strategies, managing inventory levels, identifying risks, and clearly communicating to key stakeholders.
Work cross-functionally with planners, sourcing specialists, global supply chain managers, engineers, and production management to understand all supply chain risks, critical path part status, and risk mitigation opportunities
Drive the team to ensure all deliverables and expectations are met
Represent the team and ensure accurate status transparency for all avionics and mechanical components to integrated product teams
Provide planning, sourcing, or procurement back-up support in the absence of team members
Primary point of contact for supply chain related questions or escalations for the production and engineering teams
Provide input to the sourcing strategy for the Government Satellites team
Ensure purchased part MRP accuracy (master schedule accuracy, bill of material accuracy, part data accuracy, inventory health)
Develop reporting procedures and systems such as status dashboards
Identify and implement process, system, or training improvement projects
Monitor and understand supply chain individual metrics and drive teams to achieve targets
Provide weekly team status reporting, escalate to management when necessary, and drive continuous improvement actions
Advanced degree and 3+ years of experience working in one or more of the following; or bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience working in one or more of the following; or 9+ years of experience working in one or more of the following:
Material or production planning
Operations or supply chain management
Material cost control
Master production scheduling
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
3+ years of experience planning or sourcing in a manufacturing environment
Experience bringing planning processes and products from development to production
Experience with Teamcenter software
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with engineering and production
Ability to adapt to constantly changing work assignments and fast-paced work environment
Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy
Experience monitoring, tracking, and continually improving Total Cost Equation (TQE)
APICS, Lean Six Sigma, and/or PMP certifications
Computer literacy including advanced skills in MS Excel (ability to create pivot tables or macros, and analyze data)
Ability to travel and communicate outside of work hours
Willingness to work long hours and weekends when needed to meet critical deadlines
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.
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