Inventory SpecialistPoway, California
Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for planning and monitoring inventory levels to meet project and production requirements. May maintain centralized document control center for all accountable transactions and total visibility of assets. Participates in maintaining inputs to inventory systems. Reviews requirements and inventory levels and generates purchase requisitions as required. Participates in transfer of stock, tracks shortages, and expedites as required. May coordinate with purchasing, production planning, and the warehouse to ensure appropriate routing, scheduling, and storing of goods. May coordinate with contracts on project transfers and approvals, with engineering on obsolescence and Bill of Materials (BOM) changes, and with manufacturing on status of out-of-stock situations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Reviews material requirements based on MRP, Kanban, and reorder point inventory reports.
- Identifies common inventory to be transferred to projects. Generates purchase requisitions to meet project(s) and production requirements.
- Assists in establishing ABC codes and order policies of parts. Monitors purchased parts and bulk items utilizing shortage reports, sales orders, purchase requests and work orders.
- Sets up min/max/reorder quantities for applicable parts. May analyze and replenish inventory utilizing Min-Max reports.
- Reviews cycle count results, and may assist in resolving inventory discrepancies.
- Compiles various routine inventory reports using appropriate computer system(s) or hard copy documents. Maintains MRP system through planning data input, and maintains databases as required. 5. Assists in identifying future Hi-Time material requirements.
- Assists in the analysis and resolution of obsolete and excess inventory.
- Recommends solutions to ensure requirements are met.
- Reviews unplanned issues from inventory.
- May assist in determining stock level replenishment requirements for Kanban locations on the production floor or stockroom.
- Assists with investigations and analysis of inventory activities.
- Responds to routine verbal and written requests for information from internal sources.
- Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
- Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.
- Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience in inventory planning and control. Additional education may be substituted in lieu of experience.
- Must have a general understanding of inventory planning and control concepts and principles and a working knowledge of computer based manufacturing systems and MRP.
- Must be customer focused and possess the ability to identify and analyze issues and interpret data.
- Good organization skills to maintain flow of work within the unit;.
- Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interface with all levels of internal employees and to accurately document and report.
- Basic knowledge of computer operations, applications, word processing, and spreadsheets.
- The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
- COLTS experience preferred.
- Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance.
“At Diazyme you get an opportunity to work and collaborate with a team that develops and provides diagnostic products that improve healthcare quality.”– Nancy, Quality Lead
“Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring.”– Steven, Research & Development Engineer
"I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country."– Micah, Mechanical Engineer
“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”– John, Staff Engineer