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Melting Operations and Support Technician (Foundry)

Hawthorne, California
Job Type
15 Feb 2021
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.MELTING OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (FOUNDRY)Success in this role requires people who are motivated, adaptable, inquisitive, have a high level of attention to detail, and are eager to learn new things. The Foundry Technician will be responsible for learning the details of our processes as they evolve, then using that understanding to effectively and safely operate equipment and propose improvements that help SpaceX make world-changing launch vehicles and spacecraft.RESPONSIBILITIES:Safely support VIM machineSafely support pour operationsSafely operate large industrial equipment including abrasive sawsEffectively apply insulation material to parts Perform preventative maintenance on foundry equipmentRead and interpret work instructions and provide process improvementsSupport part operations in partnership with design engineersMove and stage parts and material as needed with pallet jacks, forklifts, and other assisted lift methods or with SpaceX vehiclesPerform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environmentKeep work areas free of debrisEffectively follow work instructionsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or equivalency certificate2+ years of professional experience in a manufacturing or production environment1+ years of hands-on experience with foundry processes and investment casting or large industrial equipmentPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Experience with foundry operationsVIM experienceExperience with investment castingDemonstrated professional track record of creative problem solving, cost reductions, and process improvementExcellent attention to detailTeam playerFamiliarity with PLC, HMI and I/O modulesExperience with forkliftsADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:This is a 1st shift role working from 5 AM to 1:30 PMITAR REQUIREMENTS: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 .
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  • Job Reference: 231960585-2
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Recruiter: SPACEX
  • Location: Hawthorne, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent