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SpaceX Material Transfer Driver in Hawthorne, California

Material Transfer Driver at SpaceX

Hawthorne, CA, United States

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.



  • Load, drive, and unload manufacturing, test, and support items within a 2.5-mile radius of the SpaceX campus

  • Safely load trucks at pickup points and transport truckload to destination following the rules of the road at all times

  • Safely load and unload trucks at designated drop off points

  • Ensure truckload contents are secure for safe and undamaged delivery to destination

  • Scan barcodes meeting business WMS requirements

  • Review all documentation for correct items to be delivered as well as precise delivery area

  • Maintain all applicable documents (paperwork) related to items being delivered to ensure they are not damaged during delivery

  • Monitor service records of the vehicle when driving and report all problems to manager immediately

  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle and refueling when low


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate

  • 2+ years of driving experience

  • Experience operating a forklift and/or material handling motorized vehicles and equipment


  • Material handling and stake bed driving experience (under 26k GVW)

  • Trucking experience, preferably with customer-service oriented delivery background

  • Experience driving for a high volume manufacturing environment

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong customer-service delivery background

  • Counter-balance sit-down forklift experience


  • This is a weekend 1st shift role working Friday to Monday from 3 AM - 3:30 PM

  • Valid California Class C License

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position

  • Willingness to work overtime and extended hours when needed to meet critical deadlines


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here ( .

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.