Manufacturing and Production - OperationsSENIOR PRODUCTION CONTROL SCHEDULERRESPONSIBILITIES:SchedulingManage resource schedules and partner with operations leadership to execute to tight timelines while effectively communicating ECDs to customersLead efforts to evaluate critical production processe

Sr. Production Control Scheduler

SpaceX • 
Hawthorne, California, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Manufacturing and Production - Operations




  • Manage resource schedules and partner with operations leadership to execute to tight timelines while effectively communicating ECDs to customers

  • Lead efforts to evaluate critical production processes (batching strategy, lead time, workflow) and provide recommendations for sustainable solutions

  • Actively participate in master scheduling process / integration-level decisions

  • Utilize knowledge of upstream/downstream work centers to improve communication and efficiency


  • Analyze & provide recommendations on data such as yield, lead times, and batching strategies

  • Educate production on and drive improvements to Factory Scheduler, MRP, and other applicable tools to ensure work is scheduled and prioritized accurately and efficiently, and resources allocated appropriately

  • Create tools/processes that improve overall team scheduling methods, including streamlining inputs from and outputs to engineering, production, supply chain, and business management

  • Partner with EIS or other systems support teams to roll out large scale projects as necessary


  • Reduce time spent on manual data inputs into reporting tools

  • Improve reporting formats to create better visibility to action owners- summarize data for tactical operations needs as well as executive level summaries

  • Develop, improve, and analyze metrics that tie production to enterprise goals

  • Provide daily visibility, weekly status, and monthly reviews on schedule performance

Job Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of manufacturing scheduling experience or 6 years of manufacturing scheduling experience


    • 4-6 years of scheduling experience with MS Project or similar scheduling software

    • 6-8 years of practical experience with ERP/MRP systems in a production environment

    • Familiarity with lean principles, six sigma and Kaizan

    • Project management professional certification

    • Experience writing queries with SQL


    • Must be available for all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed

    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs unassisted


    • 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.

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