184181 - Starlink Production Supervisor
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Starlink Production Supevisor for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.

Direct manager over SMT and Assembly Associates, must coordinate and steer the work forces daily activities.
Collect and report daily/weekly throughput and quality metrics.
Enforce area standards and run rules (includes bi-annual reviews and disciplinary action).
Develop production schedules and communicate broadly to large project team.
Identify schedule risk and aggressively drive mitigation activities.
Coordinate support organization to ensure resources are properly aligned to meet aggressive schedule targets.
Ensure product quality and conformance to specifications.
Improve area safety and efficiency through regular auditing and continuous improvement.

Establish and analyze area metrics for trend extrapolation to drive the following:
Reduction of downtime for product and personnel.
Personnel training and development.
Development and implementation of efficiency improvement projects.
Optimization of product flow through the factory.
Root cause analysis and the implementation of corresponding corrective action plans.
Identification and elimination of defects within the area value stream.

Lead efforts to transition product from engineering development to full rate production.
Provide feedback to engineering teams on manufacturability, efficiency and quality improvements. As well as cost and lead time reductions.

Minimum of 3 years in a leadership position.
Ability to distinguish colors is required.
Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted, stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces.
Harness, electro-mechanical assembly and prototype development experience.

SpaceX experience.
Bachelor's degree.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Lean manufacturing training and experience.
Experience monitoring, tracking and continually improving total cost equation.
Experience with applying lean manufacturing principles, efficiency methods.
Demonstrated ability to read, interpret controlled documentation and processes such as: cable harnesses, wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, GD&T, assembly procedures / work instructions, schematics, engineering drawings, and parts lists.
Familiarity with Design for Manufacturability, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Failure Mode Effects Analysis.
Experience preferred in fast-paced production environment with flight quality hardware.
Six Sigma Certification.
Able to adapt to constant changing work assignments and fast paced work environment.
Proficient with computers, the ability to use MS Office, shop floor management software (ERP) and related programs.

Accredited Associate's degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment or 10 years in electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Johnnie Barrientos
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.