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.
SOFT GOODS FABRICATOR
Produce all types of soft goods for production including the following:
Various types of hatch seals
Straps for parachutes.
Cut materials from templates
Stitch components by sewing machine or by hand sewing
Prepare work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting materials
Prepare machine by changing needles and thread; securing attachments
Operate industrial size sewing machines including single and double needle, tacking, banding and marrow
Approve materials by inspecting materials for flaws
Sew materials together by guiding material under machine needle
Adjust machine performance on material by observing machine operation; detecting malfunctions; adjusting settings
Maintain quality by inspecting finished product
Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
Maintain materials and supplies inventory by checking materials and supplies to determine inventory level; anticipating needed materials and supplies; placing and expediting orders for materials and supplies; verifying receipt of materials and supplies
Resolve assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources
Document actions by completing production and quality logs
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
Minimum of one year of experience as a seamster/seamstress/machinist in an industrial environment
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in the use of sewing with industrial sewing machines such as single and double needle, tacking, banding and marrow
Experience creating and cutting different materials and fabrics
Experience in the automotive, aerospace or marine upholstery trades
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted
Must be able to stand for extended periods - 8 hours min
Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, and overtime as needed
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.
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