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Who we are


Who we are

The Spaceship Company (TSC) is an affiliate of Virgin Galactic as a space-system manufacturing organization.

Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of over 350 talented and dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers’ needs. TSC’s extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.


Our Values

TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.


Who You Are

As the People Development Trainer, you will develop and facilitate programs and workshops for staff development and leadership growth.  The first task of this role will be to quickly learn and understand the development needs of our teams and leadership in order to develop the right opportunities for progression.  The trainer in this position will continuously help refine and improve training and development processes and courses.  Outside of facilitating workshops, the Trainer will work with training developers and various customers with training needs to assist in developing high quality training.

Your Mission

  • Prepare training material and prep area for class
  • Facilitate workshops for Leadership and various teams
  • Help fine tune training skills and scheduling to maximize efficiency
  • Evaluate and follow up with class participants
  • Continuously enhance material delivery and presentation skills
  • Assist in developing training content for various teams  by working with Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, and the People Business Partners to incorporate appropriate skills into training development
  • Assist in developing and editing new course material in various formats such as Computer Based Training, Video, Hands On Activities and PowerPoint presentations
  • Encourage and provide development and training opportunities for all team members through excellent coaching and leadership skills
  • Foster an environment of collaboration, innovation, and creativity by experimenting with new techniques and material


What you bring

  • Two or more years of workshop facilitation, specifically in the areas of people and leadership skills development
  • Experience developing and revising training materials (creativity is a strong plus!)
  • Excellent interpersonal, coaching, and leadership skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Able to work with and teach various personality types
  • Sense of humor a plus!
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Associates Degree in relevant area (Organizational Development, Teaching, Human Resources) a plus
  • Experience with manufacturing environment a plus



ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


The Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company 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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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