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Ground Operations Lead job at Boeing in Los Angeles CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Satellite Production Engineering located in El Segundo CA is seeking a career experienced highly skilled and motivated team member to serve in the Ground Operations Lead role. The candidate will provide project and technical leadership and ensure common practices across programs and product lines for definition of launch interfaces documentation of engineering requirements and analyses of launch and ascent environments.
The Ground Operations Lead during project execution leads a multi-skilled multi-disciplined team in the execution of a launch campaign of an assigned satellite in accordance with customer requirements business objectives and Boeing processes.
Within the scope of launch this role will lead project execution to complete the work statement and identify performance metrics. The Ground Operations Lead will plan and coordinate resources required over the life of the project assign responsibility for activities to team members and ensure technical correctness and consistency of the satellite product; compare actual results to baseline plan to assess project performance efficiencies productivity and lessons.
Coordinate a wide range of design requirements for the spacecraft to launch vehicle interface
Responsible for coordinating satellite processing activities as it relates to ground operations at the launch site and shipping logistics
Resolve technical matters that arise between the spacecraft team launch services provider and launch site organizations
Responsible for operations planning schedule tracking and launch tools maintenance
Coordinate the utilization of shared company resources
Generate procedures participates in development design and manufacturing of launch site specific ground support operations
Support verification events (e.g. factory fit checks sweep test etc.)
Coordinate with the I&T team to ensure proper space vehicle testing requirements are met by launch site organizations
Plan coordinate reviews coordinate launch team training requirements and support a space vehicle pre-ship and launch site readiness reviews
Review tasking milestone tracking performance to schedules strategic planning and goal setting tactical problem solving and meeting support coordination.
Define lead and implement requirements for successful campaign from numerous and diverse integrated product teams (e.g. logistics propulsion security)
Develop travel documentation (e.g. crew briefing pre-departure briefing)
Lead post-launch closeout process (follow-up action item lessons learned)
Requires working at remote launch site environments where it is necessary to deal with unforeseen challenges crisis management and effectively address issues in a timely manner in order to maintain critical milestone dates
Ensure team member s use established Boeing Space and Launch systems processes procedures and best practices as appropriate
Manages ITAR and EAR exports to international customers and launch services providers
This position requires a current Tier 5 (T5) formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) (U.S. Citizenship required).
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelors Masters or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering computer science mathematics physics or chemistry
5+ years of experience with space launch vehicle or satellite programs
5+ years of experience in leading multi-skilled teams
Ability to travel up to 25%
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
9 or more years of full time aerospace industry experience within Mechanical Electrical Manufacturing Launch operations or Production engineering
Launch systems engineering and operations experience
Experience interfacing with external customers subcontractors launch vehicle suppliers
Experience as a Project manager in a Production/Operations Environment
Excellent written and oral communication presentation and interpersonal skills
Multi-skill leader Solid Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills
Satellite systems integration and test experience
Typical Education and Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering computer science mathematics physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years related work experience Master+7 years related work experience). In the USA ABET accreditation is the preferred although not required accreditation standard.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates based on candidate eligibility.)
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana cocaine opioids amphetamines PCP and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
Shift Work Statement:
This position is for 1st shift
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