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.

MAINTENANCE INVENTORY SPECIALIST

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain strict material handling practices in accordance with good practice and procedures
  • Perform picking function to create necessary kits of parts, material, and hardware as required and assuring that all parts are accounted for and available in kit
  • Identify and correct storage and handling conditions for inventoried spares
  • Monitor shelf-life storage and maintain proper rotation of stock
  • Perform cycle counts
  • Perform good housekeeping chores in area
  • Effectively utilize ERP system
  • Coordinate internal receipt pickup and internal delivery service as required
  • Ability to acknowledge and take receipt of all incoming materials and packages, identify receipt in ERP system, and transport to receiving inspection, stockroom or identified location as necessary
  • Support the packaging of inventory
  • Verify all material received for conformity with accompanying paperwork, checking for damage, correct part numbers and quantity as required
  • Coordinate emergency purchases
  • Assist with procurement quotes, documents, etc. to support maintenance requirements
  • Assemble racks, look for parts, organize supplies as needed
  • Operate forklifts and material handling equipment per safety procedures
  • Evaluate hazardous receipts/shipments and determine applicable methodology and packaging specifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 1+ years of inventory control experience

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, or commercial aircraft environment
  • Experience with an ERP system
  • Experience and understanding of inventory and kitting processes
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft suite
  • Certification operating a forklift or other material handling motorized vehicles and equipment.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to gain forklift certification
  • Ability to work while standing on lifts and ladders
  • Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Must be able to work all required shift hours, overtime, and weekends, as needed. Estimated shift time is 1st shift: 5 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

 ITAR REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 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.

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