Production Operations Analyst (Starlink)

Bastrop, TX, United States


Full Time

19 days ago

Job description

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.



  • Own data integrity, tool maintenance, and reporting quality for the production strategy, operations, and planning team
  • Develop and improve data inputs for demand signals, machine utilization, and general production prioritization
  • Analyze and determine insights from trends and operating metrics to inform critical department strategy and targets
  • Define and develop department-level metrics and associated dashboards that quantify the health of our operation and influence change
  • Train internal users and leaders on dashboard and tool usage, assist in troubleshooting
  • Improve data capture for future Starlink Factory use cases, identifying requirements and collaborating with software development teams on development
  • Produce data visualizations using both Grafana and PowerBI software tools
  • Produce complex ad-hoc queries and reports to steer the production organization
  • Design, develop, and debug new tools to best fit the needs of a fast-paced growth
  • Support new line bring-up, continuous improvement, and larger cross-functional strategic initiatives
  • Integrate with all levels of the business to understand current workflows and identify systematic gaps; help rapidly answer tactical business questions through analytical frameworks
  • Develop automation that creates efficiencies within Starlink Factory operations and across functions


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, statistics, operations management, engineering, mathematics, or similar technical discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing, operations, supply chain management, or consulting role
  • 1+ years of experience with SQL and creating and managing dashboards using data visualization tools


  • SQL proficiency (i.e. advanced joins, views/table distinctions, and basic query optimizations)
  • Proficient in at least one analytics language (ex. Python)
  • Experience with time-series databases (ex: InfluxDB)
  • Experience with web-based Python applications (ex: Flask)
  • Advanced understanding of database structures, query optimizations, ETL development
  • Start-up, consulting, or other demonstrated experience in high-growth, fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong project management and self-directed prioritization skills
  • Exceptional ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences at all organizational levels
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships across disciplines and with multiple levels of management
  • Experience performing data analysis on manufacturing systems (e.g. Manufacturing Execution Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning)
  • Master’s degree in computer science, management information systems, statistics, operations management, engineering, mathematics, or similar technical discipline


  • Must be willing to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed
  • Must be willing to travel up to 5-10%
  • This position is based in Bastrop, TX, and requires being onsite - remote work not considered


Pay range:    

Level I: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00/per year    

Level II: $90,000.00 - $115,000.00/per year    

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k)-retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be 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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