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Job Title Supervisor - Manufacturing, Ops & Assembly-2nd Shift



People & HR, Operations
Florida, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

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 diverse and hardworking team of Production Support Equipment (PSE) specialists you will develop the next generation of launch and space vehicle manufacturing on Florida’s Space Coast at our Orbital Launch Site Manufacturing Complex. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects Transportation Operations as the groups Supervisor to coordinate all aspects of transporting large equipment, vehicle stages, large flight hardware, and other components requiring critical transport and handling considerations. The work will involve move planning, move execution, team direction, loading/unloading operations, rigging, load monitoring, and process documentation.

The PSE group interfaces directly with vehicle design, production, launch systems, and other test and operational groups. We put a strong emphasis on teamwork, coordination, and service to support all Blue Origin team needs.

Additional responsibilities include:

Coordinate operation of personnel and transportation equipment including Self-Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs), Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), large tow tractors and trailers, and other heavy equipment on public and private roads.


  • Work directly with engineers to plan and execute transportation operations
  • Responsible for providing direction to technical personnel and verify that all work is being performed efficiently, safely, and in accordance with quality standards
  • Manage, direct, and support assembly, disassembly, and configuration of Modular Trailers and SPMT (Scheuerle, KAMAG) in any configuration required for equipment or component transportation
  • Efficiently and safely carry out loading and offloading of large loads. This could include lifting, installing, rigging, and weighing large heavy loads
  • Plan and execute transport operation with a safety oriented approach to identify and eliminate potential injuries and accidents
  • Create an operational execution schedule identifying resource risks, tooling, equipment and rigging needs, scheduling cranes and operators, and coordinating all transport equipment including rental equipment
  • Manage certification and periodic maintenance of lifting tools and associated support equipment.
  • Perform pre-mission dry runs to ensure functionality and operational readiness of transportation equipment and personnel
  • Plan and manage Material Handling Equipment (MHE) while maintaining OSHA and ASME requirements associated with equipment and rigging
  • Operate transport and handling equipment as necessary (heavy transporters, tractor units, MHE)
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training, planning and directing work
  • 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!


  • 5+ years’ experience planning and managing transport operations of critical flight hardware and oversized loads including personnel management to support all transport operations.
  • 5+ years’ experience operating large transport equipment such as SPMTs, large tugs/trailers, and AGVs
  • 5+ years’ experience lifting, rigging, and securing large and heavy loads
  • Well versed in reading and understand engineering drawings and documentation to ensure that loads, loading methods, load securing, and load transport comply with transport plans
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a 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.

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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