Virgin Orbit, LLC

Material Coordinator/Material Handler

Job Locations US-CA-Long Beach
Req No.
2022-7020
Category
Supply Chain
Type
Regular FT
Classification
Non-Exempt

Location:

Long Beach, CA

Bonus:

No

Job Type:

Full-Time

Who we are

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At Virgin Orbit, we are launching the small satellite revolution, enabling missions that were previously unimaginable. We are delivering Virgin’s legendary customer experience by combining advanced technology with a diligent, hard-working team. We have built a workplace and a workforce of the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today are launching the industries of tomorrow. We have engaged a diverse and inclusive community of doers and dreamers alike, empowering all those working today to build satellites and constellations that will change the world.

 

At Virgin Orbit, we are opening space for good. Search all of our job openings on our career portal.

 

Material Coordinator

 

Position Summary

 

Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member for our team to serve as Material Coordinator. If you join us in this position, you will assist in executing movement activities for the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. 

 

This is a full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California.

 

 

 

Your Mission

  • Quickly and safely perform loading and offloading of delivery vehicles in an orderly manner.
  • Moves material items from receiving or production areas to storage or designated areas.
  • Receive, store, and distributes material, tools, equipment, and products within assigned area.
  • Perform accurate transactions in ERP system.
  • Adhere to all safety requirements DOT and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better place.
  • Constantly learn new things—and share them with your team members.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

What you bring

If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certifications or similar within aerospace, aviation or automotive
  • Graduated from a technical college or other recognized apprenticeship
  • Must hold a valid California Commercial Class C Driver License 
  • Operate warehouse vehicles and equipment.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, ability to operate company vehicle/s in a variety of weather and traffic conditions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing and its application to material flow and inventory management is beneficial.
  • Experienced in shipping and receiving procedures and work instructions.
  • Typical Physical DemandsMust be able to lift and move items of 70 pounds and/or more on a regular basis and repetitively lift weights of 40 - 50 pounds on raised surfaces. Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, crawl, and stoop on a frequent basis and for extended periods.
  • Typical Working Conditions: Duties are performed typically in a warehouse/truck/driving environment with some office duty assigned.
  • Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement
  • Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
  • Generally high level of all-around awesomeness
  • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • Must be a U.S. person as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15).
  • Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space.
  • Ability and desire to perform in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment.
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement, inter-team communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to provide proof of US-approved Covid-19 full vaccination status, unless otherwise exempted by an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation from Virgin Orbit.

 

… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.

  • Experienced with MS Office and ERP systems.
  • Previous experience with ERP and bar coding systems.
  • Creative problem solver, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be willing to work odd hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in both R&D and production rate environments.
  • Certification to operate forklift truck and ability to operate pallet jack
  • Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space
  • Ability to thrive as a ‘one person team’.
  • Ability to add something unique and positive to our team.
  • Generally high level of all-around awesomeness.

 

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.

 

Personal Requirements

Our idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson’s belief is “If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success.” From the very start, we have placed top priority on growing and fostering a team of creative, diverse, and talented women and men. 

 

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Virgin Orbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Orbit 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.