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Inventory Coordinator

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab

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Administration
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

About The Role

ABOUT ROCKET LAB

Rocket Lab is a global leader in launch and space systems. The rockets and satellites we build and launch enable some of the most ambitious and vital space missions globally, supporting scientific exploration, Earth observation and missions to combat climate change, national security, and exciting new technology demonstrations. Our Electron rocket has provided reliable access to orbit since 2018, becoming one of the most frequently launched rockets in the world. Neutron will be our next rocket on the launch pad, an advanced 13-tonne payload class, reusable rocket to launch the mega constellations of the future. Our space systems business includes our extensive line of satellites and components that have enabled more than 1,700 missions including the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA Psyche Mission, Artemis I, Mars Ingenuity helicopter, and more.

Join our pioneering team and launch your career to new heights!

INVENTORY COORIDNATOR I OR II

SUPPLY CHAIN

Rocket Lab’s Supply Chain team is responsible for the flow of all materials, products, and components through the business. With many of our own products functioning as critical components to our own and our customers’ missions, the Supply Chain team has a direct impact on the success of our rocket and satellite programs. They set up the assembly kits that enables our technicians to put together our Electron rockets, manage inventory, look after shipping and receiving, manage direct and indirect procurement, and inspect and ensure that all of our materials and products are compliant and up to standard. They are the chain that links our teams together, and are critical to our success.

WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO:

  • Receive parts into ERP system and physically stock on a FIFO basis.
  • Ship hardware to vendors and end customers in accordance with SOPs.
  • Maintain accurate inventory levels and account for all inventory transactions within ERP system.
  • Proactively report minimum stock levels to manager.
  • Support inventory tracking and audits.
  • Perform cycle counts as-required.
  • Stock, pick, and organize flight hardware and purchased materials.
  • Maintain strict material handling practices in accordance with good practice/ procedures.
  • Identify and execute process improvement opportunities.
  • Communicate relevant issues to Engineering and Inspection Teams.
  • Adhere to standard warehouse management principles.
  • Maintain a tidy, orderly work area in accordance with the principles of 5s.
  • Work effectively with all staff towards the goals of the company.
  • Additional duties as reasonably required.

"This requisition can be hired as an Inventory Coordinator I or Inventory Coordinator II"

YOU'LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN INVENTORY COORIDNATOR I:

  • Highschool diploma and 0+ years of experience
  • Familiarity with of MRP/ERP systems
  • Proficient using Microsoft Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Capacity to comply with the federally mandated requirements of U.S. export control laws.

YOU'LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN INVENTORY COORIDNATOR II:

  • Highschool diploma and 1+ years of experience
  • Familiarity with of MRP/ERP systems
  • Proficient using Microsoft Products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Capacity to comply with the federally mandated requirements of U.S. export control laws.

THESE QUALIFICATIONS WOULD BE NICE TO HAVE:

  • 5+ years relevant experience in the aerospace, manufacturing, automotive, or similar industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical discipline
  • Familiarity with Fishbowl Inventory software
  • Familiarity with LN ERP software
  • Familiarity with push/pull, just-in-time, and Kanban inventory methods
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Self-motivated
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize items efficiently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other technically-minded employees
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively and efficiently
  • Strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to multiple deadlines

The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.

Base salary is only one part of Rocket Lab’s compensation package for this role. You may be eligible for company stock, stock options, or cash incentives, and can purchase discounted stock through Rocket Lab’s Employee Stock Purchase Program. Employee benefits may also include medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage; 401(k) retirement plan options; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave; paid parental leave; and other discounts and perks.

Base Pay Range (CA Only)
$18$34 USD

WHAT TO EXPECT

We’re on a mission to unlock the potential of space to improve life on Earth, but that’s not an easy task. It takes hard work, determination, relentless innovation, teamwork, grit, and an unwavering commitment to achieving what others often deem impossible. Our people out-think, out-work and out-pace. We pride ourselves on having each other’s backs, checking our egos at the door, and rolling up our sleeves on all tasks big and small. We thrive under pressure, work to tight deadlines, and our focus is always on how we can deliver, rather than dwelling on the challenges that stand in the way.

Important information:

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN US OFFICES ONLY:

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Rocket Lab Employees must be a U.S. citizen, lawful U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce, as applicable. Learn more about ITAR here.

Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND OFFICES ONLY:

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant. These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality. For more information on these Regulations, click here ITAR Regulations.

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