Supervisor "B" shift structures & Assembly

Space Coast, FL, United States

Full Time

an hour ago

Job description

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!  

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

 As part of a small, passionate, diverse, accomplished and rapidly evolving team of experts, you will assemble major launch vehicle structures, secondary structure, and other spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of transforming the way rockets are made and operated. If you share our passions and vision, thrive in a dynamic startup environment, excel on integrated cross-functional teams of diverse individuals, are experienced and skilled in several relevant technologies (even if perhaps not in the aerospace industry), continuously seek out opportunities to learn and improve, and do not allow title or job description to limit the depth or breadth of your contributions, then we would love to hear from you.

 We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight.

Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Implements strategies meant to improve the organization's financial performance and competitive positioning through continuous improvement of production-related processes. Identifies manufacturing processes or procedures that could benefit from operations process improvement. Supervises the production operations team overseeing all functions of planning, scheduling, demands, assembly, and structural or efficiency optimization and approves the implementation of changes.

"B" shift is a Monday thru Thursday schedule 10 hours a shift. 4-pm to 2:30am

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build and lead a high-performing team, assembling large aerospace primary structures and/or integrating systems.
  • Guide teammates and ensure that each person has everything necessary to succeed.
  • Champion continued learning and growth to attract, develop, and retain great people.
  • Conduct regular check-ins to ensure team member performance, fulfillment, and growth!
  • Author job descriptions, screen candidates, and conduct interviews. Make hiring recommendations.
  • Develop and implement process, efficiency, and safety improvements.
  • Prioritize work based on production schedule and organizational goals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Passion. This role requires a ton of energy and resilience. Bring it. Let's make history together.
  • Experience as a “front line” leader, working directly with individual contributors in various roles.
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, fields, and backgrounds
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • Work effectively with a strong work ethic and close attention to detail in a fast-paced dynamic team environment with constantly evolving roles and responsibilities - to make it all happen - step by step, ferociously.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately - in writing, in person, and via video calls.
  • Digital literacy
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Management, Business, etc.) or equivalent directly related years of professional experience.
  • Work wherever, whenever, however, to help your team succeed. This will include extended hours. Occasional remote work and/or flexible schedule is available when possible.
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission. We all fly together!
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in interpreting engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and coordination skills
  • Continuous improvement mentality. Our job is never complete; we are always refining and improving.
  • Curiosity for understanding the details of our business and how to optimize it.
  • Lean certification
  • Advanced degree, certification, and/or equivalent training
  • Experience in new product introduction
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Aerospace/Launch vehicles
  • Experience in assembly, integration, and handling of large products
  • Experience in assembling large tight tolerance structures.
  • Experience in integrating systems.
  • Exciting hobbies, unique talents, and diverse life experiences. Our teammates are often also our friends.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include:  Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off:  Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

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