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Material Expediter

Position Description

  • Compiles and maintains material and parts inventory and status information to expedite movement of material and parts between production areas, according to predetermined production schedules and order priorities: Reads production schedules, inventory reports, and work orders to determine type and quantity of materials required, availability of stock, and order priority.
  • Confers with department supervisors to determine overdue material and parts and to inform supervisors of material status.
  • Locates and distributes materials to specified production areas, manually or using handcart, hand truck, or forklift.
  • Records and maintains perpetual inventory of quantity and type of materials and parts received, stocked, and distributed, manually or using computer.
  • Compiles and maintains records, such as material inventory records, production records, and timecards, manually or using computer.
  • May direct INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR or MATERIAL HANDLER to expedite transfer of materials from stock area to production areas.
  • May examine material received, verify part numbers, and check discrepancies, such as damaged or unmarked parts.
  • May compare work ticket specifications to material used at workstations to verify appropriate assignment.
  • May drive truck to outlying work areas to check status of orders or to deliver materials.

Duties (Required)

  • Meet with Move Team Lead daily, or as requested by Team Lead, to receive instruction and MDA Form 80s/Move relocation requests for work.
  • Review paperwork before leaving the warehouse to make sure what is being requested is clear.
  • Transport crates, wheels, material handling equipment, supplies and other team members to/from the MDA warehouse and the MDA facility that the work is to be performed.
  • Work with other Move Team members to accurately, safely, and professionally complete the requested work in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times, focusing on the high level of customer service that is the MDA standard.
  • Assist MDA customers with any move related questions, providing an instant fix if possible or by asking the customer to submit a Form 80 or move request if the instant fix isn’t feasible.
  • Ensure that all moves, relocations and deliveries are double checked prior to reporting back to Team Lead as complete.
  • Assist on the MDA destruct run, rotating duty with other team members.
  • Be responsible while using MDA purchased tools and equipment. Perform quarterly inventory of equipment to ensure all items are accounted for. Report any lost, missing, or broken tools/equipment to Team Lead or Warehouse Manager.
  • Assist in the warehouse with restocks, pulls, cleaning, or sorting as needed or as directed by Team Lead or Warehouse Manager.
  • May be asked to travel to perform uncleared escort duty at other MDA locations around the world (rare cases)

 

Specific Skills and Requirements (Optional)

Required:

  • Holds an active DOD Secret level security clearance, or possess the ability to obtain one.
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Has experience with driving a range of vehicles from cargo vans to 26’ box trucks.
  • Willing and able to provide excellent customer service to the workforce, keeping a positive attitude, and take pride and ownership of this position.

 

Desired: 

  • Has experience working with moving equipment, i.e. hand trucks, carts, appliance dollies.
  • Has the ability to work well with others on a daily basis to help ensure that all customer needs and requests are satisfactorily met.
  • Possess strong problem-solving, decision-making, and data interpretation skills.

 

Education and Experience (Required)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Has 5 or more years of experience in a customer service based field.
  • Has 5 or more years of experience in a logistics based field.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster | EEO is the Law Supplement

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Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Location:
Huntsville, Alabama
Country:
United States
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