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Virgin Orbit is seeking a Materials Handler to execute inventory, shipping and receiving activities within the LauncherOne program at the new Long Beach manufacturing facility. The Material Handler is a valuable member within materials supporting and communicating with management and our internal customer. The candidate will have experience executing process, leading and training team members on policy. Possess extensive experience in materials movement from the stockroom to production distribution and receiving and moving parts at the shipping dock. This shall include, but not limited to inventory control and audits, issue, distribution, basic kick n’ count receiving inspection, and receipts. The candidate will assist in the implementation of the ERP and OMSC systems. Train team and perform inventory transactions, physical inventory cycle counts, perform inventory distribution, and receive.
The Materials Handler will effectively lead material processes, inventory control, and problem solve for all materials including raw material, goods, consumables, hazardous materials and other inventory items necessary for the LauncherOne program. Ideal candidates will have a work history that demonstrates the ability to operate successfully in a fast paced manufacturing environment that requires exceptional attention to detail. Experience with new product introductions, lean manufacturing, cost and quality optimization along with material flow on the production floor is highly desired.
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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.
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