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Experienced Inventory Specialist

Date posted 11/19/2015

Job ID#: 5802BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Experienced Inventory Specialist
Job Category: Program/Project Management
City: San Diego
State: California
Regular/Temp: Regular Employee
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Inventory Specialist in our Government Stores Department.

  • Under close supervision, this position is responsible for planning and controlling inventory levels to meet project and production requirements
  • Participate in maintaining inputs to inventory systems
  • Reviews requirements and inventory levels and generates purchase requisitions as required
  • Coordinate 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 also 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
  • Review material requirements based on MRP and reorder point inventory reports
  • Identify common inventory to be transferred to projects
  • Generate purchase requisitions to meet project(s) and production requirements
  • Monitor purchased parts and bulk items utilizing shortage reports and sales orders
  • Set up min/max/reorder quantities for applicable parts
  • Compile various inventory reports using appropriate computer systems or hard copy documents
  • Maintain MRP system through planning data input
  • Assist in the analysis and resolution of obsolete and excess inventory
  • Review and approve unplanned issues from inventory
  • May determine stock level replenishment requirements on production floor
  • Assist in providing manufacturing management with reports that summarize the dollar amount of common inventory from all manufacturing facilities
  • Respond 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. Redistribute assets within the military supply chain systems
  • Other functions as required

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance is required.

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Two or more years of related experience in inventory planning and control, prefer government or defense industry
  • 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
  • Ability to work extended hours as required
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