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Manufacturing Scheduler



hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Vast was founded to expand humanity's frontier into the solar system and beyond. We believe that the next step on that journey is enabling manufacturing and habitation in LEO. We are building artificial gravity space stations to make this a reality. If you want to join a team that builds amazing things with the most talented people on Earth, please reach out.

Vast is looking for a Manufacturing Scheduler reporting to the Supervisor of Supply Chain, to support the development of the systems that will be required for the design and build of artificial-gravity human-rated space stations. This will be a full-time, exempt position located in our Hawthorne location. As a manufacturing scheduler, you would utilize your skills and experience in a quick turn-low volume environment.


  • Create and implement a schedule that is easily followed by the manufacturing shop floor
  • Oversee the scheduling of resources and collaborate closely with the operations team to meet demanding timelines, all the while ensuring clear and timely communication of anticipated completion dates to clients
  • Create daily work plans, monitor task advancement, revise and convey crucial project timeline schedules, and inform leadership about necessary adaptations to daily work operations
  • Partake in master scheduling discussions with the engineering, planning team and shop floor
  • Apply understanding of both preceding and subsequent work areas to enhance communication and streamline operational effectiveness
  • Communicate the daily priorities to manufacturing coordinators, team leads and supervisors as required
  • Report daily visibility, weekly status, and monthly reviews on schedule performance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of manufacturing scheduling experience or 5+ years of scheduling experience

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with MS Office
  • 10+ years of practical experience with ERP/MRP systems in a production environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience writing queries with SQL

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs unassisted
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.
Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast 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.