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Production Coordinator - 2nd Shift



Florida, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will support the design, development, and fabrication of space launch vehicles and components to support human spaceflight programs. This is a hands-on position that requires strong communication, organization, planning, and project management skills. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable spaceflight.


  • 2nd shift position
  • Work as a liaison with Production teams to record data that assists with improving processes to create an effective flow of efficiency in Work Centers.
  • Assist Production teams to improve inefficiencies and optimize manufacturing operations.
  • Coordinate with Planning and Scheduling teams to strategically control the flow of materials to manufacturing work centers.
  • Reconcile any part discrepancies vs. request list; order replacements or request spares if vital.
  • Coordinate interdepartmental activity with warehouse, quality inspection, non-conformance review board, purchasing, and logistics.
  • Schedule and expedite the movement of parts using move orders, stock transfers, and requests for shipping orders.
  • Work cross-functionally to expedite any material shortages with Planning and Scheduling and other production areas.
  • Continuously monitor and respond to technician parts needs, including replacements for non-conforming parts, delivery of fasteners and shop stock, moving assemblies to inventory or the next work center, and other similar duties as requested.
  • Read and understand part transportation requirements specified on the work order.
  • Monitor the flow/velocity of jobs through the production line and partner with Planning and Scheduling to ensure work is completed on time to schedule.
  • Monitor the velocity of the disposition of MRB and stranded material.
  • Enter material transactions in the ERP system.
  • Process Scrap and obsolete inventory from WIP locations as required.
  • Prepare for, conduct, and assist in the reconciliation of cycle counts.
  • Knowledge of backflush and Kanban process.
  • Must be able to work well with others, take direction and execute swiftly, be mindful of process improvement opportunities, and be able to problem solve.


  • Supply chain experience
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and/or inventory control applications.
  • Experience with activities related to planning and/or scheduling.
  • Experience working with a cross-functional team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates understanding and can apply continuous improvement concepts.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion
  • 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.


  • Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends and travel on occasion
  • Based upon job duties, may need to work in various areas that may cause exposure to fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA and ACGIH exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts, and/or be part of a hearing conservation program due to noise levels around certain equipment.
  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
  • Ability to handle multiple duties concurrently based on workload dispersion, program priorities, and management and customer decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for 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 experience doesn’t align perfectly with every 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.

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. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave (must be employed at time of birth or adoption), short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program available after 1 year of service.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays for all regular employees (including part-time), fixed-term, and interns.

Discretionary bonus: Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses in addition to base pay. Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.