SpaceX Supply Chain Integration Lead in Hawthorne, California

Supply Chain Integration Lead

Supply Chain Management

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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 Integration Lead


  • Work with internal engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain teams to ensure cross functional alignment within the organization

  • collect and disseminate the voice of the internal customer

  • Provide technical and functional support on behalf of the supply chain organization

  • recommend design for manufacturability opportunities (design trade)

  • provide quick feedback on make vs buy decisions

  • investigate and share cost trade information (utilizing should cost models)

  • understand lead-time impact and delivery pull in opportunities

  • Champion production level continuous improvement initiatives for cost, quality and delivery

  • Proactively work to highlight and resolve critical supply issues

  • Identify and close out gaps within commodity strategies

  • Summarize and report out on projects to the highest level of management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, supply chain, or business

  • 3+ years of experience in technical procurement or supplier development

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in the aerospace or automotive industry

  • Strong communication skills

  • Thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment

  • Remarkable problem solving skills, with a bias for speed

  • Ability to learn quickly and prioritize appropriately to meet customer and company needs

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated individual that is able to respond quickly to a fast-moving and ever-changing environment

  • Be able to prove a strong track record of leadership and team building skills

  • Ability to read technical drawings and blueprints

  • Exceptional analytical skills

  • Ability to conduct all activities with the highest degree of integrity

Additional Requirements:

  • Travel to suppliers as needed

ITAR Requirements:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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 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.

Job Location

Hawthorne, CA, United States