Ground Operations Manager
Responsibilities and Qualifications
- Serve as the primary point of contact for the Ground Team Manage a successful Ground Operation Team and ensure that the team consistently meets or exceeds daily ground performance KPIs
- Manage the ground operations for both internal and external customers including the ground procedures, contracts, analytics, productivity, facilities maintenance, and other ground support functions
- Develop an in-depth knowledge of Bigelow Space Operations core products via successful creation and completion of required ground training program
- Work with Flight Director to create and maintain a world-class operational culture, focused on delivering results by providing ongoing coaching and development of Ground Operation Team staff members
- Work with Payload Integrators, Payload Developers, Launch Providers, Space Craft Manufacturers, and Communications team to establish and operate world class space ground support operations
- Develop Road map for the ground operation needs and implementation plan
- Provide support to divisional leadership as necessary
- 5 - 10 years of Aerospace Ground/Flight operations experience
- Military Service or Communication Facility experience or B.S. Degree in Business or equivalent education/experience
- Strong communication, team development and mentoring skills
- Strong knowledge of products, processes, and customer requirements
- Unyielding integrity and ability to energize team members
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 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Bigelow Aerospace was founded in 1999. Our headquarters are located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Our mission is to provide affordable destinations serving many diverse uses and customers, whether those destinations are located in low Earth orbit, deep space or on a foreign body.
In 2006 and 2007, we successfully launched and deployed Genesis I and II. On April 8, 2016 we launched the BEAM, Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, on contract with NASA to the International Space Station. The BEAM is a technology demonstrator to promote the viability of expandable habitat technology.