Material Control Specialist II

AeroVironment, Inc. - Simi Valley, CA (30+ days ago)3.4

Who We Are

Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we’ve been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world’s most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection in Washington, DC.

Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

We are currently seeking a Material Control Specialist II to join our team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Transport material to and from Simi Valley all sights

Stockroom work including:
Storing goods in the stockroom

Picking parts to work orders and sales orders

Performing transactions of parts movement in Oracle

Performing and record cycle counts

Primary responsibility is to control and track materials from receipt through storage to issue

Receive materials and match up packing slips and parts with open Purchase Orders (PO’s)

Process receiving transactions as materials are received.

Fill shortages to Manufacturing Orders (MO’s) orders on the shop floor

Pull parts to support inventory requisitions, independent demand, and sales orders

Pull parts for work orders using a pick list

Ensure that all inventory transactions are completed upon every material movement

Other stockroom-related activities as required

Required Qualifications & Background

Attention to detail and precision in pulling correct part and qty required

Oracle experience highly desirable,

Able to lift up to 50 lbs,

Good math skills and basic computer skills,

Strong sense of urgency.

Previous stockroom / Inventory experience required.

A High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Familiarity with electronics manufacturing is desirable.

Attention to detail.

Knowledge of safe material handling practices and the safe handling of electro-static sensitive components (ESD)

Must be able to work in a small, effective materials team

Take responsibility for an assigned portion of the daily output of the stockroom in support of production, product development, and engineering projects

Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision

Ability to use a computerized inventory control system

Must have good oral and written communication skills.Must be able to communicate effectively with employees and delivery personneel


Additional Requirement: This position requires you have access to data and technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access. To meet this qualification you must be a current U.S. Person and provide documentation as such. Some positions due to contracts will require current U.S. Citizenship.

Benefits: AV offers a great benefits package, 401K with company matching, and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit

We also encourage you to review our company website at to learn more about us.

Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

What We Do

Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company’s hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.