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Materials Scheduler

Materials Scheduler

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Supply Chain
Regular Full-Time

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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

TSC is seeking a materials scheduler experienced in scheduling and staging materials demand and resources for manufacturing. As the materials scheduler you would be responsible for organizing and scheduling the detailed materials supply plan and detailed production control plan. You would work closely with materials planners to identify material and resource shortages impacting the detailed production control plan. You would also work closely with the procurement and materials management team to expedite part shortages for the manufacturing floor.



Your Mission

  • Responsible for scheduling resources and staging material kits on the manufacturing floor according to the production schedule.
  • Coordinate production plans to ensure materials are provided and staged according to schedule.
  • Monitor identified part shortages in kits and expedite as required to manufacturing floor.
  • Assist materials planners to monitor use of MRP system to create job sequences, to schedule jobs, to monitor and report on time performance and to drive automation of material forecast, as requested.
  • Close production jobs when complete.

What you bring

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Materials or Supply Chain Management (or related field) plus a minimum of 2 years’ experience in operations/supply chain or order management (Or High School Diploma plus 4 years’ experience in operations/supply chain or order management) preferred.
    Experience working in a cross functional, highly matrixed environment.
  • Experience working with and effectively building rapport at all levels within an organization.
  • Proven experience with influencing others without a direct supervisory relationship
  • Expert level skills using Excel (programming macros a plus)
  • Experience using an ERP/MRP system for materials and inventory management (Oracle preferred)
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem solving skills




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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