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Allegiant Travel Company Lead Materials Specialist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Inventory

  • LEADM04541


Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI, USA


The Lead, Materials Specialist will assist the Manager, Materials in the day-to-day operations of the department. This role will schedule, compute time cards, train, maintain inventory levels, and work with other departments and stakeholders to ensure an adequate supply of materials for the aircraft are available. This role will need to understand fiscal responsibility and time management, as well as shipping and receiving.

Minimum Requirements Combination of Education and Experience will be considered. Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986. Must pass a Criminal Background Check. No Visa Sponsorship available for this position. Education: High School Diploma/GED Certification: Yes Certification Other: Certified Forklift operator Years of Experience: Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in an Airlines Stores environment required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Inventory management and rotations experience required.

  • Must be knowledgeable and capable of using Microsoft Office Suite at an Intermediate Level

  • Must successfully pass In-house Training , IATA or DOT approved Hazardous Materials Training.

  • The ability to read, write, and speak English in order to receive and understand instructions, directives, and ensure safety, as well as the ability to interact with customers, is a requirement of the job.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge of inventory management and computer inventory management systems/bar coding systems preferred.

  • Excellent verbal (telephone) communications skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced; sometimes stressful environment.

  • Operating a variety of equipment with manual and automatic transmissions including forklifts, trucks, tractors, tugs, and electric carts, is a requirement of the role.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

  • Must be able to work various shifts to include weekends and holidays.

  • Travel may be required to deliver parts to other Stations.

Job Duties

  • Receive, sign for, process and safely handle aircraft maintenance related parts, material, equipment and tooling, to include entering data into the inventory management system and processing the associated documentation.

  • Transporting parts and materials between various locations, sorting and counting items and preparing labels and related ticketing documents.

  • Appropriately issue materials and process returns.

  • Read and interpret documents or instructions to build kits for use in aircraft heavy maintenance. This will include the assembly of parts and materials required to support heavy maintenance/modifications or induction aircraft, the performance of physical inventory counts, the rotation of shelf life limited parts, the reorganization of inventory or the warehouse layout, re-labeling bins, etc., as required.

  • Enter outstation inventory transactions into the inventory management system.

  • Package items for shipment and coordinate with shipping vendors for pick up.

  • Keep the stores clean and well organized.

  • Performs data entry into the computer inventory system to include locating, issuing, receiving, and shipping of materials.

  • Performs inventory audits, inspections and reconciliations of materials based on direction from leadership.

  • Monitors and updates stock items, minimum and maximum stock levels, and coordinates stock level adjustments with Maintenance, Purchasing, and / or other departments within Allegiant.

  • Transporting parts and materials between various locations, sorting and counting items and preparing labels and related ticketing documents.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements The Physical Demands and Work Environment described here are a representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role. Mechanic - While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, climb, and use hands and fingers to operate various tools (i.e. drills, ladders, welding, chemicals, etc.). May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 300 lbs. May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24-hour situation. Regular attendance is a requirement of the role. Exposure to extreme noise (i.e. airport with planes, vehicles, and other machinery), temperature, wind, and light fluctuations. Ability to work in a confined area as well as the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Ability to wear personal protective gear. Some travel may be a requirement of the role.

EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran For more information see Allegiant.com/careers

Posted: October 10, 2019