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Materials Handler, 2nd Shift

Company: Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc.
Location: Mojave
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are

Virgin Galactic, (SPCE:NYSE), recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful but fragile planet, like in making better use of space. Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology. From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space, it is clear that there is much more that unites us than divides us.

"We are at the vanguard of a new industry determined to pioneer twenty-first century spacecraft, which will open space to everybody - and change the world for good." Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Galactic

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!

Your Mission

* Maintain accurate inventory, performing cycle counting, and physical inventory of stock
* Perform accurate transactions in ERP system for issuing materials to appropriate cost center projects & ensuring proper authorization is received for high cost materials
* Perform regular cycle counting and investigate discrepancies over a threshold level
* Responsible for inbound receiving. Accurately receive all inbound deliveries into ERP System and maintain records of all receipts in compliance with TSC requirements. Verify all incoming documentation and applicable certifications are correct
* Responsible for timely delivery of all packages that include stock and non-stock items. Interact with internal stakeholders to resolve errors and inconsistencies in shipment files
* Responsible for outbound shipping. Pack and label outbound shipments and maintain all shipping records in compliance with TSC requirements. Schedule carriers for timely pick-up of shipments to meet customer requirements.
* Ensure shipment documentation is accurate, to avoid delays in delivery
* Requisition supplies for shipping & packing needs
* Work cohesively with Procurement and Product Management personnel to ensure on-time delivery of material and products to meet customer needs
* On-going improvement of processes for shipping, receiving, kitting, and cycle counting
* Assist Facilities team on special projects as needed
* Accurately pick/kit material components supporting production work order builds. Responsible for on-time delivery of all kits & material components to internal and external manufacturing locations. Distribute material shortage reports in advance of builds and utilize substitute components as directed. Ensure materials are counted back accurately when returned from production, scrap is charged to the production order and materials are returned to stock
* Support local pick-up and delivery requirements w/in 200 miles of the facility as needed
* On Call Coverage for emergency shipments or receipts is required

What you bring

* High school diploma or GED equivalent required
* Experience in high technology, advanced materials or aerospace industries preferred
* Good written/verbal communication skills, strong analytical skills
* Strong experience with material movement and computerized inventory management (Oracle preferred)
* Familiar with working with freight delivery companies (FedEx, UPS, trucking companies, door to door expedited delivery companies, etc.) and significant experience in shipping
* Physically able to unpack, pack, lift, and transport boxed items weighing up to 50 pounds
* Able to operate a manual pallet jack and move loaded skids weighing up to 200 pounds
* Able to operate a lift truck is a plus, but not a requirement - training will be provided
* Familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
* Familiar with use of e-mail, including sending attachments
* Knowledge of EAR and ITAR requirements for international shipments is a plus
* Effective organizational skills in dealing with incoming, outgoing, & customer owned products
* Able to successfully keep multiple tasks running simultaneously
* Works well with people, both internally and externally, and at all levels of the organization
* Able to prioritize and consistently meet deadlines
* Ability to communicate effectively via the phone, email, etc.
* Self-starter with a willingness to learn new things
* Able to provide constructive feedback and creative solutions to problems
* Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail
* Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to hold and maintain a valid California Driver's License

Physical and/or Additional Requirements

* Must be able to work overtime as required. Start and stop times may be flexible.
* Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to manoeuvre in tight spaces.
* Ability to accurately lift up to 50 lbs unassisted and occasionally lift and move 50+ lbs.
* Must be able to operate a manual pallet jack and move loaded skids weighing up to 200 pounds

ITAR Requirements

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 ITAR (22 CFR -120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as all newly hired employees.

As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, ( "fully vaccinated" means at least two weeks have expired since receiving the vaccination's last dose as recommended by the manufacturer) . If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.

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

Keywords: Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc., Lancaster , Materials Handler, 2nd Shift, Professions , Mojave, California

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