• Material Specialist I

    Location US-AL-Talladega
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/22/2018 12:22 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Business Unit
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter




    Under the guidance of a lead Shipping/Receiving/Stockroom Responsible for the performance of a variety of manual and clerical duties required for the accurate and timely receipt, packaging, labeling, shipping and distribution of materials and products through the Company Stockroom and Shipping departments. Typical duties could include, but would not be limited to those listed below:




    1. Identify, count, check, log, weigh and validate incoming and outgoing products and materials to properly package, distribute and/or store such items, insuring all military (if applicable), customer, state, federal and customer regulations are met.
    2. Move, load and unload, store and retrieve materials, supplies, parts, raw stock, etc.  May use hand trucks, dollies, and forklift trucks.
    3. Provide accurate and timely processing and disposition of all shipping and material documents, including purchase orders, receiving reports, freight bills, packing slips, invoices, routing tags, bills of lading, and damaged goods records.
    4. Initiate and prepare requisitions for standard supplies and materials based on established inventory levels or department requests. Obtain required approvals and check price and delivery of locally purchased material. Maintain safety stock of critical supplies as necessary.
    5. Purchase materials via company account on petty cash and execute all associated paperwork including vouchers, receipts, purchase orders, etc. Maintain back-order file and follow-up.  
    6. Obtain proper authorization signature for deliveries, and records and return all receipts.
    7. Verify items to be shipped or received against information contained in Shipping/Receiving documents. Notify supervisor of damage, improper quantity, or other discrepancies
    8. Follow standard instructions in the selection of proper use of packing materials and packing procedures in accordance with Military, Air Transport Association or special customer specifications, if applicable.
    9. Perform a variety of related shipping and receiving duties that may include general clerical work, light typing, checking items shipped or received, driving a company van, etc.




    High school education or equivalent in order to understand and use commercial English and basic Mathematics where accuracy is important. Requires familiarity with material handling documents and basic Shipping/Receiving procedures normally gained with a minimum of 1 year of experience. Must be able to perform general clerical duties that require basic computer skills. This position requires frequent physical activity including walking, standing, lifting up to 25 pounds (over 25 pounds with assistance).  Will require secret clearance.


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